Glass industry news

O-I on track due to Vitro acquisition

Published: July 29, 2016 by Sally Love

O-I has released its second quarter results, which show that net sales were up 14% compared to last year, primarily due to the acquisition of Vitro’s food and beverage division in Mexico.

Vitro generated $234 million in net sales, which translates to 13%, due to strong domestic sales, the…

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Ruco launches new website

Published: July 29, 2016 by Sally Love

Ruco Printing Inks, a leading manufacturer and system provider of specialised industrial inks for screen, flexo, pad and gravure printing, has launched its updated website.

The objective was to incorporate the new company branding, to broaden the range of functionalities, and to optimise…

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Filtertech acquires US Centrifuge Systems

Published: July 29, 2016 by Sally Love

Filtertech, located in Manlius NY, has recently acquired US Centrifuge Systems and added their line of automatic and manual basket type centrifuges to the already extensive Filtertech line of filtration and related equipment.

A business partner for decades, US Centrifuge was a perfect fit…

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Heye completes quad gob job in Mexico

Published: July 29, 2016 by Sally Love

The Heye glass plant team in Monterey, Mexico has completed work on a quad gob production job.

Quad gob productions are always challenging and require a highly experienced production team.

Heye contributed the machine belt, including the new highspeed servo-pusher type 2158 with three…

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Press Glass creates educational glass animations

Published: July 28, 2016 by Sally Love

Press Glass has created special video recordings dedicated to heat transmission, acoustic insulation and the transmission of light and solar energy.

The company specialises in manufacturing glass for the construction industry and has developed four animations that, in a simple manner,…

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Achieving ultimate levels of perfection in premium glassware

Published: July 27, 2016 by Sally Love

Intended for the detection of low contrast defects in high value glass containers, the ‘Evolution Ultimate’ non-contact inspection machine from Iris has been adopted by many of the world’s leading perfumery, cosmetics and premium drinks packaging producers.

Developed by inspection…

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