Glass industry news

Sun Chemical appoints new Group Managing Director for Northern Europe

Published: July 19, 2011 by Helen Bird

Sun Chemical, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of printing inks and pigments announces the appointment of Greg Hayes as its new Group Managing Director for the Northern Europe. Mr Hayes, who will be based in the UK, will lead Sun Chemical’s business in the UK, Ireland and the…

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Quality assured by Beatson Clark

Published: July 19, 2011 by Helen Bird

Through a continued plan of investment and improvements, Beatson Clark is now extending the use of ultra-violet inkjet coding equipment to all production lines. Phillip Lamb, Head of Quality Beatson Clark said: “Through our business strategy of continued improvements, this is the next…

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American Glass Research engineer dies aged 58

Published: July 19, 2011 by Helen Bird

Michael W. Davis, an engineer and scientist with American Glass Research, died on 9th June 2011 following a courageous battle with cancer. Davis joined American Glass Research with his master’s degree in mechanical engineering from West Virginia, USA in 1976. While working for American…

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Rurex-Stahl has successful start-up

Published: July 19, 2011 by Helen Bird

May 2011 saw the successful start-up of the world’s largest solar glass plant, Rurex-Stahl. With one melting furnace producing 750 tonnes/day and five lines in Bengbu, China, the company and their staff received a valuable flag during an impressive ceremony to highlight the success so…

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Fenzi Group celebrates 70 years of business

Published: July 19, 2011 by Helen Bird

With nine factories in seven countries on three continents, more than 500 employees, and a €250 million turnover, the Fenzi Group has established itself as a leading global manufacturer or mirror coatings and polysulphide sealants for insulating glass and recently celebrated 70 years in…

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