Glass industry news

Iris Inspection reports Evolution NEO sales boost

Published: March 22, 2019 by Greg Morris

The Evolution NEO series of smart inspection machines has received widespread acceptance from the international glass container industry since its official launch at glasstec 2018.  

Iris Inspection machines has reported 154 planned and completed installations to date, assisting the…

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Ardagh Group hosts Sustainable Brewing and Packaging event

Published: March 22, 2019 by Greg Morris

Ardagh Group’s North American Glass Division hosted a Sustainable Brewing and Packaging event at its Wilson, North Carolina glass manufacturing facility. 

The Wilson facility has uninterrupted production of nearly 30 glass bottles every second, and specialises in the manufacture of 100%…

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GPD 2019 seminar on high-rise construction

Published: March 21, 2019 by Greg Morris

This year’s GPD conference will include a seminar dedicated to high-rise construction.

The seminar will comprise of 20 workshops and be titled Nordic Exposure. It will take place in Espoo Otaniemi, coordinated by professor, architect Kimmo Lintula (Aalto University) and Peter Smithson…

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AGC Glass Europe inaugurates €10 million anechoic chambers

Published: March 20, 2019 by Greg Morris

AGC Glass Europe has inaugurated two anechoic chambers at its Technovation Centre at Gosselies, Charleroi, Belgium.

The new €10 million facility will be used for developing and testing AGC technology for windows with built-in antennae, in response to the growing demand for…

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Zignago Vetro chooses Messersì Packaging machinery

Published: March 19, 2019 by Greg Morris

Italian glass packaging manufacturer Zignago Vetro has chosen Messersì Packaging’s machinery for use in two of its Italian production plants.

Messersi Packaging has conceived for a system able to create a compact package, with the film that adheres perfectly to the bottles and isolates…

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Bormioli Pharma plans Italian plant investment

Published: March 19, 2019 by Greg Morris

Pharmaceutical glassmaker Bormioli Pharma wants to invest in its San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy factory.

The group plans to invest €22 million with the aim of increasing turnover from €20 million to €28 million.

Work will start in August 2019 and reach full capacity by 2021.

The plant…

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