Vidrio Formas restarts Furnace 2

Vidrio Formas restarts Furnace 2

9th July, 2020

Vidrio Formas has successfully restarted its furnace number 2.

Libbey plans Shreveport plant closure

Libbey plans Shreveport plant closure

8th July, 2020

Tableware glass manufacturer Libbey Inc plans to close its Shreveport plant, Louisiana, USA by the end of the year.

Italian glass machinery sector posts positive 2019 results

Italian glass machinery sector posts positive 2019 results

8th July, 2020

Italian hollow glass machinery technology companies enjoyed a positive 2019, reports industry association GIMAV.

Latest issue: June 2020

June 2020

Welcome to the June 2020 issue of Glass International.

The issue starts with a profile of Mexican container manufacturer Glass&Glass. The Mexican theme continues with an interview with FAMA's IS machine expert.

Traceability has become a key talking point in recent years and Josquin Peycere, of CETIE highlights how each individual container can be traced.

Bormioli Pharma discuss smart pharmaceutical packaging, the glass fibre sector and its recycling challenges and opportunities are investigated, while Sklostroj, the Czech Republic engineering group, is also profiled.

The technical feature this month is Batch Plants and Zippe, Forglass, EME and Sibeclo supply technical articles.

Prof John Parker provides his regular history column plus our usual…