Glass industry news

British Glass seminar explores future energy options for melting

Published: December 10, 2018 by Greg Morris

British Glass CEO Dave Dalton challenged companies to tackle the challenge of decarbonisation as he opened a seminar organised by the Sheffield based association.

The ‘Future energy options for glass melting’ seminar took place in Wakefield, UK last week and fielded speakers from across…

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GIMAV participates in Italian Technology Awards

Published: December 07, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

The association GIMAV participated in the Italian Technology Awards for the 3rd consecutive year. 

The 2018 winners, a delegation of Canadian and US students, and two of their professors attended the awards in Italy.

The initial study day was at Villa Del Grumello in Como. This was then…

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Management acquires majority control of glassmaker

Published: December 05, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

The management team at Dartington Crystal have acquired majority control of the business. 

Since 2006, the Chairman of the Devon based glassmaker and major shareholder John Hammond MBE have led the company to independent ownership and strengthened its performance to its healthy trading…

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Forglass provides all in one package

Published: December 04, 2018 by Greg Morris

Rapidly-growing Polish company, Forglass, has just completed a complex expansion and modernisation of a batch house, furnace and forehearths for its client.

The scope of the project not only included technological solutions, but also civil works in order to increase melting…

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Reckmann appoints Metaglobal as sales representative for Portugal and Spain

Published: December 04, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

The German thermocouple producer Reckmann has appointed Metaglobal as its exclusive sales representative for Portugal and Spain.

The partnership will lead to a direct market presence and improved service for its Iberian customers.

Reckmann has produced temperature sensors in Germany since…

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Ardagh Glass selects Xpar Vision for inspection enhancement project

Published: December 04, 2018 by Greg Morris

Xpar Vision has recently completed a project at Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, which was undertaken as part of Ardagh’s investment in enhanced quality and inspection equipment. 

The partnership between Ardagh and Xpar Vision began 15 years ago. 

Camiel van Dijk, responsible within…

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