Glass industry news

Schott glass used in smartphone fingerprint technology

Published: November 27, 2015 by Sally Love

The first smartphone models using Schott’s ‘D263 T eco’ ultra-thin glass for their fingerprint sensor technology are now on the market.

These sensors help to protect the end-consumer’s privacy while maintaining a high level of convenience for the users.

Germany-based specialty glass…

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Laboratory/Technical Manager job opening

Published: November 26, 2015 by Greg Morris

James Kent Group, a leading specialist in ceramics, requires a laboratory/technical manager for its Stoke-on-Trent, UK, site.

The role is ideal for an experienced materials specialist with a proven technical/managerial background. 

The candidate will be responsible for the safe and…

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Glaston invests in nanotechnology company

Published: November 26, 2015 by Greg Morris

Finnish company Glaston has acquired 12% of a nanotechnology company that develops glass technology solutions.

Glaston will acquire 12% of the Californina-company’s shares and serve as the preferred equipment partner.

In addition, Glaston has also agreed on the delivery of engineering…

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British Glass in zero-waste building project

Published: November 24, 2015 by Greg Morris

Each year thousands of tonnes of flat glass from building demolition and refurbishment ends up in landfill, or being used for aggregate.

But that could be set to change - and save thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions – as British Glass and partners from across Europe come together on a…

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Tiama name change

Published: November 24, 2015 by Sally Love

‘Tiama – msc & sgcc’, the international process and quality control expert, is changing its name to simply ‘Tiama’.

The change will take place on December 1st.

Tiama is the combination of two major players of the hollow glass inspection market with similar paths and half a century of…

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Heye appoints cold end service partner in USA

Published: November 24, 2015 by Greg Morris

Heye International has named Gen-In LLC as its exclusive service partner for cold end products in the USA.

Based at Largo, Florida, Gen-In LLC offers a range of Cold End inspection solutions and services for the container glass industry specialising in upgrades and retrofits to existing…

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