German batch plant provider EME has commissioned a second batch house including automatic return system for Mexican container glass manufacturer IVC at its Piedras Negras plant.

EME commissioned its first batch plant at the site in 2012. The second batch plant was commissioned in 2019 before the Covid-19 pandemic.

IVC’s batch plant supplies batch for furnace 5 with a total capacity of 950 tonnes per day in flint and amber glass production.

The EME design integrated economic concrete silos with a head house in steel. EME said its equipment made for high efficiency at th batch plant.

Raw materials weighing, mixing and batch transport is controlled from a specialised EME batch control system.