Rurex CEO Andreas Fremerey has retired.

Mr Fremerey has been with the company for 34 years and retired on January 1 this year. He will act as a consultant to the management only if required.

Rurex is a German company that supplies extreme wear resistant products for the hot end area of the container glass industry.

It also supplies machines for the manufacturing of patterned, figured, wired and solar glass in the flat glass industry.

The company has appointed Mr Florian Zapadtka as new Managing Director CEO (pictured). His email address is

Mr Fremerey said: “I thank you for all your support and the good cooperation in the many years of our partnership. I hope that you will bring all the support and confidence which you have given to me to Mr. Zapadtka for further fruitful cooperation.”