Glass industry news

Iris Inspection and Heye form partnership

Published: November 06, 2018 by Greg Morris

Iris Inspection Machines and Heye International have formed a cold end alliance under the brand name WENSPECT.

The forces will be combined in customer service, sales and engineering of complete lines.

The French and German companies have worked together for many years supplying inspection…

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Polish polar explorer visits Forglass

Published: November 05, 2018 by Greg Morris

A Polish explorer visited the Forglass stand at the recent glasstec.

The record Polish polar explorer and Guinness Book holder Marek Kaminski is a familiar face at Forglass, a company that provides glass production solutions for glass manufacturers.

Marek’s relationship with Forglass is…

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Glass manufacturers to donate up to $35,000 grants to associations

Published: November 05, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Air Products and Owens-Illinois (O-I) will donate up to $35,000 worth of grants to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) and the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC).

The Air Products Foundation in Allentown, Pennsylvania will donate $100, up to $15,000, on behalf of each…

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Saverglass opens $120 million Mexican plant

Published: November 05, 2018 by Greg Morris

French container glassmaker Saverglass celebrated the opening of its new $120 million Mexican plant.

The plant (pictured) in Acatlán de Juárez, Guadalajara, Mexico was formerly opened on October 18, 2018.

The aim of the Saverglass Mexico plant is to respond to the increasing trend for…

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NSG Group selects location of US manufacturing plant

Published: November 02, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

The NSG Group has selected a location for its new glass production facility in the United States.

Its new facility will be located in Troy Township in Ohio, nearby First Solar’s Lake Township, Ohio site.

The site selection is pending approval of state and local incentive packages.…

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Glass industry attends ICG conference in Japan

Published: November 02, 2018 by Greg Morris

The ICG 2018 Conference in Yokohama, Japan had the theme of Innovations in Glass and Glass Technologies.

A total of 588 delegates from 29 countries attended the four-day event held at the end of September.

The ICG Conference was run in conjunction with the 59th Meeting on Glass and…

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