Glass industry news

Heinz-Glas unveils €30 million Polish furnace

Published: June 18, 2019 by Greg Morris

Heinz-Glas has unveiled a new 150 tonnes per day furnace at its Działdowo, Poland facility.

The German glassmaker overhauled its opal glass and built a new one that manufactures flint glass.

It is the largest in the group’s history and has 8 production lines.

The investment also…

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China Glass 2019 comes to a successful end

Published: June 18, 2019 by Greg Morris

The 30th China International Glass Industrial Technical Exhibition (China Glass 2019), organised by the Chinese Ceramic Society concluded on May 30. 

It attracted 34329 visitors from 66 countries during the four-day event, including 30279 domestic visitors and 4050 overseas…

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Basics of Combustion and Furnace Optimisation courses in Italy

Published: June 18, 2019 by Greg Morris

Neil Simpson will present two courses on the Basics of Combustion and on Furnace Optimisation using In-furnace Thermal imaging.

Both courses will take place at Ametek Land’s facility in Milan, Italy. Ametek Land is sponsoring the event.

 The combustion course takes place on Tuesday July…

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O-I Australia agrees domestic gas supply contract

Published: June 18, 2019 by Greg Morris

O-I Australia has agreed a domestic gas sales agreement with Senex Energy.

Under the five-year agreement, Senex will supply O-I Australia with 1 PJ of gas a year commencing 1 January 2021 (5 PJ in total).

O-I can also elect to increase the total contract volume by up to an additional 1.1…

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Stoelzle Masnieres Parfumerie plans capacity expansion

Published: June 17, 2019 by Greg Morris

Stoelzle Masnieres Parfumerie, based in northern France, plans to increase its production capacity.

The perfume glassmaker will replace its existing furnace with a new, larger one in the summer of next year.

It means the group can also develop a fifth production line.

Etienne Gruyez, the…

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