Glass industry news

Tiama and Bottero sign partnership agreement

Published: October 18, 2018 by Greg Morris

Tiama and Bottero have signed a partnership agreement for future joint co-operation between the two groups.

The agreement results from discussions conducted by managers from both companies from a technical and sales perspective.

The agreement was signed on May 17th.

Tiama said strong…

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October issue is out now!

Published: October 18, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

This month we are preparing for glasstec at Messe Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Germany on October 23rd – 26th. 

AGC Glass celebrates the 120th anniversary of its plant in Boussois, France. 

Koenig & Bauer Kammann discuss the rise of digital printing. 

Elsewhere, Sivesa benefits from an…

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Zippe to launch batch application at glasstec

Published: October 17, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Zippe will launch an application for remote batch plants at glasstec, in Düsseldorf, Germany.

The application can be accessed on PCs, tablets and smartphones. It will monitor, analyse and trend remote batch plants. 

Zippe’s local, remote and cloud based application will deliver live…

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Cortex Glass to introduce temperature-monitoring system at glasstec

Published: October 17, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Cortex Glass will introduce BlankWatch, a temperature monitoring system, at glasstec in Düsseldorf, Germany.

The glass supplier has developed a system in order to measure real time and continuously different temperatures at the blank side of an IS-Machine. 

The BlankWatch system provides…

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VDMA to present cutting techniques at glasstec

Published: October 17, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

VDMA member companies will present cutting techniques at glasstec in Düsseldorf, Germany. 

The Mechanical Engineering Industry Association will focus on laser cutting, laser cold cutting (LLC) and water jet cutting.

MDI Advanced Processing from Mainz primarily uses the CO2laser and green…

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Glashütte Freital orders GEA’s BisCat technology

Published: October 16, 2018 by Greg Morris

German container glassmaker Glashütte Freital has ordered a compact plant for the cleaning of flue gases from melting furnaces. 

The glass manufacturer selected GEA’s BisCat technology thanks to its low space requirement and combination of several process steps in one reactor. 

“During my…

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