Glass industry news

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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Funding boost for bottle decorating company

Published: September 16, 2010 by Helen Bird

Glass bottle decorating company Bottleworks is set for rapid expansion after securing a £750,000 invoice finance facility from Aldermore Invoice Finance, which is part of new British bank, Aldermore. The UK-based company, founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Colin Waller, decorates glass…

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Stölzle brings forward investment following fire

Published: September 16, 2010 by Helen Bird

Czech container glassmaker Stölzle-Union is investing a total of €700 million in its Hermanuv Mestec factory, which will raise production capacity by 65% and sales in the second semester of 2010 by 20%. The investment is the plant’s largest since 1992, when it was taken over by parent…

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Graphoidal and Rondot announce formation of new UK company

Published: September 08, 2010 by Helen Bird

Lubrication and engineering specialist Graphoidal - a Groupe Rondot company - has announced the expansion and restructure of its UK business in order to better support its customers.

Managing Director Mark Johnston, along with Louis Rondot, Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Rondot, have…

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