Glass industry news

Puntmark to appear under Verallia bottles and jars

Published: February 11, 2019 by Sheena Adesilu

A new Verallia Group puntmark will appear under the bottles and jars produced by its 32 glass production facilities located in 10 countries.

The manufacturer has decided to create a puntmark under its bottles and jars in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Brazil,…

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Kioo Glass commissions P-D Refractories for its furnaces

Published: February 11, 2019 by Greg Morris

Tanzanian container glassmaker Kioo Ltd has commissioned a second Sorg furnace at its plant.

The first furnace, called K1, in its Dar es Salaam plant was commissioned in 2018 following successful refractory installation of P-D Refractories' products.

Kioo has now commissioned P-D…

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Industry professionals attend Glassman Asia 2019

Published: February 08, 2019 by Greg Morris

Industry professionals attended Glassman Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia on 30-31 January this year.

The event was focused on improving efficiencies in glassmaking.

Some of the world’s leading technology and equipment suppliers exhibited at the trade show, displaying technology for the hot and…

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Glaston closes deal with Press Glass for advanced tempering furnaces

Published: February 08, 2019 by Sheena Adesilu

Glaston has received orders from Press Glass for two advanced flat tempering furnaces.

The orders for the FC Series and Jumbo Series tempering lines are included in Glaston’s Q4/2018 order intake. The lines will be delivered to Press Glass’ production plants in Poland in the second and…

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Binder+Co to recycle container glass in Norway

Published: February 08, 2019 by Sheena Adesilu

The processor Binder+Co was recently commissioned by Sirkel Materialgjenvinning for the delivery of a recycling plant in Fredrikstad, Norway.

The installation will be able to process 45 tonnes of collected glass and metal per hour. The glass will be sorted by a size of 5mm into different…

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FEVE: European glass packaging recycling rate at 74%

Published: February 08, 2019 by Greg Morris

 A total of 12 million tons of glass bottles and jars are collected and recycled in Europe, with an average glass recycling rate in the EU28 of 74%, latest FEVE data confirms. 

The European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) said the figure is set to rise.  

With the Circular Economy now…

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