Iris records 15% improvement in market share for 2020

Iris records 15% improvement in market share for 2020

26th February, 2021

Despite the adversity of the Covid-19 recession, Iris Inspection machines has recorded an 15% progression of market shares for 2020.

Piramal Glass receives approval for $1 billion Blackstone sale

Piramal Glass receives approval for $1 billion Blackstone sale

25th February, 2021

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the $1 billion acquisition of Piramal Glass by the Blackstone Group.

Tanzanian container glass manufacturer obtains $10 million loan

Tanzanian container glass manufacturer obtains $10 million loan

24th February, 2021

Tanzanian container glass manufacturer Kioo has obtained a $10 million loan to help the company weather Covid-19 related challenges and to invest in more energy-efficient machinery.

Latest issue: February 2021

February 2021

Welcome to the February 2021 issue of Glass International.

It contains an exclusive interview with NSG Pilkington which discusses its anti-microbial coating, SaniTise, which can help prevent viruses from spreading on surfaces.

Elsewhere we speak to the newest container glass factory to be built in the USA, Arglass, which discusses its objectives.

We also hear from Slovenian glass manufacturer Steklarna Hrastnik about its €26 million green investment.

The technical focus is on Refractories and we publish articles from industry leaders including SEFPRO, Holland Manufacturing, Monofrax and Masso. John Parker concludes the issue with his regular History column.

Front cover courtesy of Falorni Tech