EME and its South African partner Makeway is building a turnkey batch house for Juniper Glass Industries near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The facility is the largest container glass production plant in Ethiopia. It will have a capacity of 420 tonnes per day and produce a high quality batch for a range of glass colours.

Specific attention has been paid to the reliability and ease of maintenance of the equipment. The design of the equipment and its material composition was carefully considered.

The glass melting furnace and the feeders were designed by Nikolaus Sorg and are being built by the company SKS. The batch plant has been seamlessly integrated with the furnace.