Glass industry news

Qatar plans 200tpd container plant

Published: September 11, 2018 by Greg Morris

Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) plans to set up the first glass container manufacturing unit in the country at an estimated cost of QR230 million ($63.16 million), said a report. QIMC has signed an agreement with Germany's GlassGlobal, a consulting firm specialised in…

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O-I launches Expressions digital glass printing

Published: September 10, 2018 by Greg Morris

Owens-Illinois (O-I) has launched an invention to transform glass bottles using digital printing.

O-I: Expressions will enable brands to create highly personalised and customised glass packaging at flexible volume, industrial speeds, and affordable value.

The world’s largest container…

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Gerresheimer appoints CEO

Published: September 10, 2018 by Greg Morris

Gerresheimer has appointed a new CEO.

Dietmar Siemssen, 55, will join the company’s management board from November 1, 2018.

Mr  Siemssen was CEO of Stabilus between 2011 and July 2018 and prior to that served for 19 years in various senior management positions at Continental in Germany…

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SmartMelter introduces videos for furnace health management

Published: September 10, 2018 by Greg Morris

Paneratech has released a website which explains its Smartmelter furnace health concept in more detail.

After listening to prospects and customers for more than a year, the new website addresses the most pressing questions in video and print, with detailed images of 3-D reporting in XSight…

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Thai Malaya Glass inaugurates SB5 Saraburi furnace

Published: August 31, 2018 by Greg Morris

Thai Malaya Glass has inaugurated the SB5 melting furnace at its Saraburi plant, Thailand.

The new furnace will expand the group's production capacity by 400tpd container glass in emerald green and flint.

Sorg supplied a regenerative gas-heated end-fired furnace, including a control…

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Verallia produces bottles and jars for Made In France movement

Published: August 29, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Verallia has produced liquor bottles and gherkin jars for the Made In France movement.

Liquor bottles 

The new bottle was designed in collaboration with Verallia for the aniseed aperitifs market.  

José Garcia, Sales Director of Verrerie d’Albi (VOA), a subsidiary of Verallia, said:…

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