Glass industry news


New Engineer at Paragon Kilns

Published: February 01, 2013 by Nadine Firth

Bud Ashlock has been appointed as an engineer at Paragon Industries, the kiln and furnace manufacturer, USA.

Mr Ashlock came to Paragon from the aircraft industry. Though kilns are far removed from airplanes, there are similarities. High-speed aircraft deal with expansion of parts just…

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Guardian names new President and CEO

Published: January 02, 2013 by Nadine Firth

Guardian Industries has appointed a new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ron Vaupel (pictured), effective 1st January 2013.

Mr Vaupel most recently served as Vice President of business development for Koch Industries, which has acquired a minority stake in Guardian. The…

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President of British Glass for 2013 announced

Published: November 26, 2012 by Nadine Firth

Pablo Isasmendi, Managing Director of Guardian Industries UK Glass Division, has been nominated and voted in as President of British Glass 2013.

With Mr Isasmendi taking on this role at the beginning in January 2013, Guardian are keen to increase the presence of flat glass manufacturers…

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Change in Glaston’s Management Group

Published: November 15, 2012 by Nadine Firth

Glaston Corporation’s Senior Industrial Advisor and member of Glaston’s Executive Management Group, Günter Befort has decided to leave the company.

“With over 35 years experience from the glass industry, of which the last 20 years at Albat+Wirsam, Mr Befort has created a large network…

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Horn Glass opens subsidiary in Asia Pacific

Published: August 31, 2012 by Nadine Firth

Horn Glass Industries has started a new subsidiary named Horn Glass Asia Pacific and appointed Dr Masood Faizullah as President.

Dr Faizullah has been involved in the glass industry in Asia Pacific for more than 25 years.

Horn Glass Asia Pacific is located in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

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