Glass industry news

Vitrum introduced its 2019 show at gala dinner in Germany

Published: November 14, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

The 21st edition of Vitrum was introduced at a gala dinner at Innside Düsseldorf Derendorf in Germany.

The Vitrum Gala Dinner was held to introduce its 2019 show. Representatives of glass associations and international trade press attended.

Laura Biason, Director of Vitrum, said: “We are…

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T&T to launch its IS machine technology

Published: November 14, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

T&T Turnov will launch a new IS machine technology. Czech-Republic based company T&T Turnov will launch a new IS forming machine technology.

The engineering company has released information and exhibited the ISX at glasstec in Germany. It will be the first machine in the world to have a CD…

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ICG elects new president

Published: November 13, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

The glass society International Commission on Glass (ICG) has elected Prof Alicia Durán as its newest president.

Alicia Durán was elected as the new ICG president for 2018 - 2021 at it’s meeting in Yokohama, Japan.

Prof Durán is a Research Professor of the Institute of Ceramics and Glass…

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Vetropack plots Italian glassworks

Published: November 13, 2018 by Greg Morris

Swiss container glass manufacturer Vetropack plans to build a facility in Italy.

It has signed a preliminary purchase agreement to buy a plot of land in Boffalora sopra Ticino to construct a new glassworks. 

It will replace the existing plant in Trezzano by the end of 2021. Vetropack…

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Reckmann partners with Mexico’s Graphiteglass

Published: November 13, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

The German thermocouple producer, Reckmann, has entered a partnership with Graphiteglass in Mexico.

The partnership created a direct market presence in Mexico with a special service for customers.

Graphiteglass was founded in 2012, and has more than 25 years experience in the glass…

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Xpar Vision celebrates 10th glasstec anniversary

Published: November 13, 2018 by Greg Morris

Xpar Vision celebrated its 10th glasstec anniversary at the recent Düsseldorf event.

In the past 20 years, Xpar Vision has developed from a newcomer with a single product (Infrared camera system) for just the container glass industry into a mature company with a portfolio of sensors and…

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