Glass industry news

Glass manufacturing report

Published: January 30, 2015 by Greg Morris

The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC) has compiled a detailed report into the glass manufacturing industry.

The Glass Manufacturing Industry report is a 135-page document that contains industry data, a section on emissions regulations and contact lists of US glass manufacturers…

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Georgian glass group secures expansion loan

Published: January 29, 2015 by Greg Morris

Georgia’s only glass bottle manufacturer, Mina, has secured a loan to expand its production lines and boost growth.

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will provide a senior loan of $8.5 million and will help secure a parallel senior loan of €5 million from Rabobank for Mina’s…

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ICG organises the 7th summer school in Montpellier, France

Published: January 28, 2015 by Sally Roberts

The International Commission on Glass (ICG) will host its workshop for new researchers in glass science and surface and thin film technology in Montpellier, France, July 6-10, 2015.

The Summer School 2015 will be organised as two parallel streams, one following a glass science theme,…

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Glass community gathers in Beijing

Published: January 28, 2015 by Sally Roberts

The 26th China International Glass Industrial Technical Exhibition (China Glass 2015) will be held at the China International Exhibition Centre in Beijing on 20-23 May 2015.

The exhibition will take place in all eight halls of the exhibition centre and the exhibition area will reach…

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Ardagh plans $71 million upgrade of Winchester plant

Published: January 27, 2015 by Greg Morris

Ardagh plans to invest $71 million at its Winchester, Indiana, USA plant.

The money will be spent on making improvements to the 78-year-old facility that employs 400 people.

The upgrades will be made over three years and be aided by a slew of incentives from state and area economic…

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Maltha Glass recycling invests in new recycling plant

Published: January 27, 2015 by Greg Morris

Maltha Glass recycling is to invest €4.5 million on upgrading its production lines at its Heijningen, The Netherlands site.

Maltha is a subsidiary of the Van Gansewinkel Groep, and said the upgraded factory will enable it to increase the amount of raw material it recovers from waste glass…

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