Glass industry news

Video Blog: SGT Conference 2019

Published: September 13, 2019 by George Lewis

Glass International speaks to SGT Conference 2019 Organiser Alan Reynolds about the conference and why he chose raw materials as the main topic for this year.

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Xpar Vision participates in Glassman Europe in Lyon

Published: September 13, 2019 by Greg Morris

The Glassman Europe exhibition and conference takes place in Lyon, France on September 17th and 18th. 

Xpar Vision is presenting its complete portfolio of Hot End sensor systems for inspection and process monitoring.

Come and meet us to (re)discover the latest news we are bringing. 


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Pennine appoints trainee sales engineer

Published: September 13, 2019 by Greg Morris

Pennine Industrial Equipment has appointed Will Law as a trainee international sales engineer.

Will recently graduated from Sheffield Hallam University, UK with a first-class honours degree in Material Engineering.

He is looking forward to eventually doing business in Asia as well as the…

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UK supermarket to increase use of glass bottles?

Published: September 13, 2019 by Greg Morris

Sainsbury’s could soon sell milk and fizzy drinks in returnable glass bottles, reports The Guardian.

The UK’s second largest supermarket said the move  as part of a drive to halve the amount of plastic packaging it uses over the next six years.

It currently uses nearly 120,000 tonnes of…

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Bovone to open United States branch in 2020

Published: September 12, 2019 by George Lewis

Italian flat glass manufacturer Bovone will open a new branch in North Carolina in the United States in 2020 intended to serve the North American markets.

The new headquarters is a strategic decision aimed to answer market demand, in synergy with Bovone’s technology distributor in the…

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British Glass disappointed with Scottish DRS latest

Published: September 11, 2019 by George Lewis

Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) continues to move forward despite concerns from the UK glass industry and 16 supporting organisations that glass should be excluded.

Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham, has laid draft Regulations…

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