Germany’s EME Maschinenfabrik Clasen has won the bid for the modernisation of the sodium silicate line at Algerian glassmanufacturer, Société Africaine du Verre (Africaver).

Africaver belongs to the state-owned ENAVA Group and is based in Taher, W. Jijel, close to the Djen-Djen seaport.

Africaver is a flat glass manufacturer that specialises in making patterned glass, solar and photovoltaic glass, safety glass in the automotive and architectural field and in the production of solid and liquid sodium silicate glass.

EME is to supply cooling devices (steel plate conveyors), big bag filling stations and an automatic feeding device for two autoclaves.

EME also secured an order from the company in 2014 for the supply of a batch plant with a capacity of 130 tonnes a day.

The picture shows Mr. Ahsène Betatache, President Director General of Africaver shaking hands with Mr. Egbert Wenninger, Managing Director of EME and Mr. Zineddine Bourouais, Director of Logistics and Maintenance of Africaver while concluding the contract in the Africaver works.