Glass tableware manufacturer Arc International has invested approximately $40 million in improving industrial and environmental performance in its plant at Millville, USA.

The new furnace incorporates technology that has been retrofitted to the other furnaces, resulting in an overall reduction in primary emissions by at least 75% plant-wide.

The commissioning of the new furnace also increases the production capacity of the plant to better meet the needs of this area.

After three years of successful recovery in this market, according to the company North America now represents 12% of the Group’s turnover.