Glass industry news

Change of management at Siemens

Published: September 27, 2010 by Helen Bird

Siemens’ industry automation division has named Charles Grindstaff as President of its PLM Software business. In addition, the current President, Dr Helmuth Ludwig, will take over as Head of Global Communications for the division.

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Allied Glass in £75 million management buyout

Published: September 27, 2010 by Helen Bird

Allied Glass has completed a £75 million management buyout, with the backing of Barclays Private Equity that acquires a majority stake in the company.

Barclays has invested a reported £29.5 million for its stake in the container glassmaker, which employs approximately 600 people across…

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Beneq and Glaston unite for solar coating equipment

Published: September 24, 2010 by Helen Bird

Finnish suppliers Beneq and Glaston have signed a strategic co-operation agreement to develop and deliver systems for the continuous production of transparent conductive oxide (TCO) coated glass for the solar industry. Beneq has extensive experience in developing aerosol technologies…

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Glassman organiser announces Turkey dates

Published: September 24, 2010 by Helen Bird

Following the announcement of a new addition to its successful Glassman series of exhibitions, organiser and Glass International publisher Quartz Business Media has now confirmed the dates and venue for Glassman Turkey 2011. The event will take place at the Hilton Istanbul in Turkey on…

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John Mauro receives Weyl Award at ICG congress

Published: September 23, 2010 by Helen Bird

The USA’s Pennsylvania State University and the International Commission on Glass have announced the presentation of the 2010 Woldemar A Weyl International Glass Science Award to John Mauro of Corning’s Science and Technology Division. The Weyl Award is presented every three years to…

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John Mauro receives Weyl Award at ICG congress

Published: September 23, 2010 by Helen Bird

The USA’s Pennsylvania State University and the International Commission on Glass have announced the presentation of the 2010 Woldemar A Weyl International Glass Science Award to John Mauro of Corning’s Science and Technology Division. The Weyl Award is presented every three years to…

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