Glass industry news

Ardagh win gold rating for sustainability

Published: February 15, 2019 by Sheena Adesilu

The Ardagh Group has been awarded a gold-level certification by EcoVardis for its sustainability performance.

The packaging supplier was awarded the highest level of recognition, which is only achieved by the top 3% of companies assessed in the respective industry. It has won this rating…

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Croxsons win award for whisky bottles

Published: February 14, 2019 by Sheena Adesilu

Croxsons has won an award for its glass whisky bottles at the Earth Island Solutions Awards at Café de Paris in London, UK.  

The glass packaging company won the award for the ‘Label and Decoration’ category. The annual Earth Island Solutions Awards showcases the best in design, print,…

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Tableware industry embraces Xpar Vision technologies

Published: February 12, 2019 by Greg Morris

Xpar Vision’s InfraRed (IR) camera technology for inspection and process monitoring is proving to be a standard for each glass container production line. 

Combined with closed loop direct interaction with major IS-timing systems, the IR-technology is ready to meet Industry 4.0…

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Verallia selects Thimon packaging machinery

Published: February 12, 2019 by Greg Morris

Verallia has chosen a Thimon shrink frame for use in its Pescia, Italy plant.

The container glassmaker has used Thimon machinery for several years.

In 2018, Thimon sold four of its Hot Pal machines to Verallia: two for plants in Italy and one each in France and Spain.


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Günther joins MGFS to bring thermocouples to Mexico

Published: February 12, 2019 by Sheena Adesilu

Günther has partnered up with M-Glass Factory Services (MGFS) to bring thermocouples to Mexico.

The partnership will add value for clients through personalised assistance and no cost analysis of needs to standardise thermocouple requirements.

Both companies aim to provide Günther products…

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