Glass industry news

Guardian Glass inaugurates production line at Hungarian plant

Published: May 08, 2019 by Greg Morris

Guardian Glass has inaugurated its new laminating line at its float glass plant in Orosháza, Hungary.

It invested in the line to support the increased demand for laminated glass in Europe. 

The line produces standard and coated laminated glass, as well as speciality products such as…

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Absolut Elyx bottle pushes boundaries of industrial glass production

Published: May 08, 2019 by Greg Morris

Ardagh Group has produced the latest evolution of Absolut’s Elyx vodka bottle, which celebrates the role copper plays in the distillation process of the luxury vodka.

Fredrik Kallqvist, Development Manager of Ardagh Group’s Glass Nordic division said the new bottle design pushed the…

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Guardian Glass launches revamped website

Published: May 08, 2019 by Greg Morris

Guardian Glass has launched the new guardianglass.com website. 

The redesigned global website has new imagery and content featured in updated paths. The tools are familiar, yet fresh.

“The new site delivers a concise brand message with upgraded navigation and exciting new content…

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Groot Glass appoints consultant for $284 million solar power plant

Published: May 07, 2019 by Greg Morris

Namibia’s Groot Glass has appointed Germany-based Suntrace as Technical Consultant for the development of an 80MW Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Plant. 

The power plant will generate electricity and power the planned Groot Glass Manufacturing Factories in Tses, Namibia.

Groot Glass plans to set…

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Verescence inaugurates decoration technology

Published: May 07, 2019 by Greg Morris

Verescence has inaugurated a capacity increase of its hot stamping workshop in its Somme plant, in Abbeville, France.

The company’s president Thomas Riou, General Manager France, Hélène Marchand, and Factory Director, Thierry Calmard, presented the various investments conducted at the…

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Brian Naveken wins Hotbels BTU award

Published: May 07, 2019 by Greg Morris

Brian Naveken of TECO furnace design company has been named as this year’s Hotbels BTU award winner.

Mr Naveken was presented with the award at this year’s Hotbels seminar held in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

The award recognises a person or organisation’s contribution to the glass…

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