Glass industry news

CEO of Bohle AG resigns

Published: April 01, 2015 by Sally Roberts

The CEO of Bohle AG, Dr. Heinrich Ostendarp, will resign from his position as CEO of Bohle AG effective 31 March 2015.

The company’s Chief Operating Officer, Arne Kloefkorn, will take over his duties as the sole Director until a decision has been made regarding Dr. Ostendarp’s…

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Heye strengthens position in Central and South America

Published: March 31, 2015 by Greg Morris

A dozen Heye International production lines will go into operation in Central and South America this year.

The container glass production specialist has established dedicated sales and service experts in Mexico and Brazil in recent years who have formed long-term partnerships with glass…

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Nasir Float Glass signs 600t/d production project

Published: March 31, 2015 by Greg Morris

Bengal company Nasir Float Glass Industries has signed a contract with China Triumph International Engineering Company (CTIEC) for the construction of a 600t/d float glass production line.

CTIEC has completed several projects for Nasir since 2002. These are a 250t/d float glass production…

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Update on Heye’s safety workshop in Lyon

Published: March 30, 2015 by Greg Morris

Heye International's safety workshop in Lyon is titled Safety for the Plant – Safety for the Consumer.

The workshop takes place on May 5 beginning at 12pm (noon) at the Warwick Hotel, Lyon beginning with a light lunch.

The workshop in the afternoon is topped by an evening event in the…

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Praxair converts O-I furnace to oxy-fuel

Published: March 27, 2015 by Sally Roberts

O-I has converted a conventional air-fuel glass furnace to oxy-fuel using Praxair’s oxy-fuel combustion technology.

Praxair will supply gaseous oxygen to the 180-tons per day, non-cryogenic glass plant located in Oklahoma, USA (pictured).

Oxy-fuel combustion uses oxygen rather than air to…

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Tiama and Imavision form joint venture in China

Published: March 26, 2015 by Sally Roberts

Tiama, a provider of process and quality control equipment for hollow glass, has signed a joint venture partnership with Daheng Group-Imavision.

Daheng Group-Imavision, a Bejing-based company listed on the Chinese stock exchange, is a major player in image processing devices and…

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