Glass industry news

Programme for 4th International Glass Fiber Symposium available

Published: September 18, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

The programme for the 4th International Glass Fiber Symposium has been published.

The symposium will focus on glass fibre technology and take place on 29th – 31st October at Aachen University, Germany. The Industry Research Groups (IRG) will provide a platform for collaborative research at…

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Ardagh Glass launches forming Development Machine

Published: September 18, 2018 by Greg Morris

Ardagh Glass has launched a Development Machine which it said allows brands to unveil new or redesigned products in glass packaging much faster than ever before. 

The machine is located in its Port Allegany, Penn., plant and is a flexible forming system capable of quick changes, which has…

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SGT President hails annual conference

Published: September 18, 2018 by Greg Morris

Society of Glass President Bill Brookes hailed an ‘eclectic and interesting’  successful annual conference.

Approximately 100 people attended the three-day event which took place in Cambridge, UK earlier this month.

The second day’s Industry session was devoted to energy and how it is…

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Zignago Vetro chooses SIL system

Published: September 18, 2018 by Greg Morris

Vertech has installed its SIL system in its 29th country.

Italian glassmaker Zignago Vetro installed the Manufacturing Execution System at its Garwolin, Poland plant.

The system has been installed on the plant’s three lines, producing both food and cosmetic containers.

Zignago Vetro has…

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Horn Glass hosts its third technology seminar in Beijing

Published: September 17, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Horn Glass hosted its third technology seminar at Hotel Kunlun in Beijing, China.

50 delegates from the container glass industry attended the one-day seminar ‘Electric Boosting used in Glass Melting Furnaces’. Presenters from Horn included Ulrich Imhof, Executive Director, Roland…

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Anchor Glass appoints Operations executive

Published: September 17, 2018 by Greg Morris

Anchor Glass has appointed Arlo Sims as Executive Vice President of Operations.

Mr Sims has a B.S. in Product Design Engineering and a Master of Science in Management. He has joined Anchor Glass after several years as operations leader for automotive and packaging companies. 

Mr Sims and…

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