Biebuyck rebranded to become BBK

Biebuyck rebranded to become BBK

27th January, 2020

Glass laser cutting machinery company Biebuyck has been rebranded to become BBK with the financial support of a new bank and partners.

Schott sees sales rise and record investments planned for 2019/20

Schott sees sales rise and record investments planned for 2019/20

27th January, 2020

Schott has seen its sales rise by 5.1% to €2.2 billion for fiscal year 2018/19 and has confirmed plans to invest €320 million over the next year, the highest in the company’s history.

The Thai temple made with over one million recycled glass bottles

The Thai temple made with over one million recycled glass bottles

24th January, 2020

A temple in Thailand has been created using over a million recycled glass beer bottles from Heineken and Chang beer.

Latest issue: December/January 2020

December/January 2020

Welcome to the December/January 2020 issue.

It’s a bumper issue packed full of news and views. Glass decoration is the focus after both ABI and O-I unveiled technology that enables direct to glass printing. Both companies are interviewed.

We also spoke to O-I’s Executive for South West Europe Robert Gachot who explained why premiumisation has become a focus for the glassmaker.

Emma Bowers and Richard van Breda discuss the opportunities for the glass industry and what it can learn from other sectors.

Ahead of Glassman Asia next month, we investigate the South Korean container glass sector.

We review the recent British Glass Focus awards, UK Glass Suppliers Alliance and Glass Problems conferences and profile Pattesons Glass and Stara Glass.

All this…