Glass industry news

O-I to display new craft beer standards at BeerX

Published: February 09, 2016 by Sally Love

Owens-Illinois (O-I) is showing its support for independent brewers through the development of new standard glass bottles, several of which will be on display at SIBA BeerX.

The event will take place in Sheffield, from the 16-19 March 2016.

Having redeveloped its Harlow plant as a…

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futronic technicians impress Heinz-Glass in follow up order

Published: February 08, 2016 by Greg Morris

futronic technicians have integrated an additional cooling cycle into the Servo-Take-Out process at the Heinz-Glas headquarters in Kleintettau, Germany.

A 10 section IS-machine from GPS with Servo-Take-Outs (STO) has been in operation at the headquarters plant since April 2015.

Instead of…

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Bastürk Glass selects Sorg

Published: February 08, 2016 by Greg Morris

German company Sorg said it was honoured to have been selected as the furnace supplier by Bastürk Glass for its greenfield project in Turkey.

Bastürk is a new player to the glass industry and is building a site in Malatya in the Eastern Province of Turkey.

The new factory will go into…

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Heye focuses on the future with Stölzle production experts

Published: February 08, 2016 by Sally Love

In the first in a series of customer focus days, Heye International welcomed senior production experts from the Stölzle group to Obernkirchen, Germany recently to discuss their development priorities.

Stölzle has emerged as an important customer for hot and cold end equipment in recent…

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Bucher Emhart Glass reports strong demand and positive outlook

Published: February 08, 2016 by Greg Morris

Switzerland’s Bucher Emhart Glass reported increased demand in 2015 for its glass forming and inspection machinery.

It said demand should increase in 2016 with the launch of a new generation of inspection machines and the continued cooperation with O-I .

In its 2015 financials, it…

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Beatson’s 330ml embossed standard is chosen by Ridgeway Brewery

Published: February 05, 2016 by Sally Love

Beatson Clark’s first standard embossed beer bottle has been selected by Ridgeway Brewery to bottle its range of craft beers.

The smaller 330ml amber bottle has the words ‘Craft Beer’ embossed around the shoulder and was designed with the new generation of ales in mind, which often have a…

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