Glass industry news

Iris Inspection, Zippe and Electroglass confirm Lyon event

Published: May 26, 2017 by Greg Morris

Lyon-based group Iris Inspection Machines, batch plant specialist Zippe and furnaces group Electroglass are the latest organisations to confirm their Glassman Europe participation.

Each of these leading technology suppliers to the glass industry have secured their booths at the forthcoming…

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Kumbi Corp selects Xpar Vision technology

Published: May 26, 2017 by Greg Morris

South Korea’s Kumbi Corporation has selected Xpar Vision to supply hot end technology for its inspection and process monitoring.

Mr. Ko, the company’s Vice Chairman said: “We continuously want to improve our efficiency and quality level and believe this investment is a necessity to…

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Praxair and Linde set to merge

Published: May 26, 2017 by Greg Morris

Praxair and Linde have confirmed they have reached an agreement in principle to merge.

The agreement is subject to approval by the Board of Directors of both companies.

If the boards do agree, the transaction will then be subject to federal approvals.

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Bucher Emhart Glass’ Johor Bahru plant celebrates 10 years

Published: May 23, 2017 by Greg Morris

Bucher Emhart Glass is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its manufacturing plant in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Ten years ago, Emhart Glass (as it was then called) laid plans for a new manufacturing plant in Taman Preindustrian Cemerlang, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Construction began in 2008,…

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Installation of equipment at Kazakhstan float glass facility

Published: May 23, 2017 by Greg Morris

Stewart Engineers, Inc has installed production equipment support steel structures at the Orda Glass float glass manufacturing and processing plant in Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan.

The installation crew on site in Kyzylorda, under the supervision of Stewart Engineers, has ramped up the…

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Egypt’s New City Glass and Mavsa create history

Published: May 23, 2017 by Greg Morris

Egyptian tableware manufacturer New City Glass has installed three MAVSA press machines at its site in Cairo.

Two of the MDP 24-34 machines are the first in Egypt to make mugs in double gob. The other line will produce tumblers, also in double gob.

The coffee mug weight is 113 grams line…

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