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Glaston sells flat tempering line to Chile

Glaston has closed an important deal for a FC Series fl...

19 Jan 2017

Allied launches range of premium bottles

Allied’s new range of premium bottles has be...

18 Jan 2017

New mould manufacturing company launches in Turkey

A new company, Derya, has been launched in Turkey with a mould manufacturing facility that will operate under the brand name

18 Jan 2017

Glassworks Hounsell, Olivotto and Fickert + Winterling sign up for Argentina

Leading glass technology suppliers Glassworks Hounsell, Olivotto, and Fickert + Winterling are the latest companies to confirm their participation at Glassman South America. ...

17 Jan 2017

Bottero secures €5 million Vetri Speciali order

Italian company Bottero has supplied three IS machines to compatriot Vetri Speciali’s plant in Spini di Gardolo, in the province of Trento. The 10-section machines were installe...

17 Jan 2017

Revimac installs 500th stacker

Vetri Speciali’s Managing Director, Mr Giorgio Mazzer, was presented with a plaque of appreciation by Mr Gilberto Volpato, Revimac

17 Jan 2017

Mavsa completes O-I Argentina order

Mavsa has completed an order for O-I Argentina. The order consists of a Refiner Chanel for Furnace #3 and a Radial Alcove for Line 31 – KW-48. Mavsa is an Argentinian s...

17 Jan 2017

Fives supplies furnace for Düzce Cam’s second float glass line

Glass production equipment supplier Fives has provided furnace technology for Turkish glassmaker Düzce Cam’s float line. The complete float glass line with a melting ca...

16 Jan 2017

Furnace Solutions 12 and Training Day 5

Plans for this year’s Training Day 5 and Furnace Solutions 12, hosted by Lucideon on the 7th and 8th of June are well underway and glassmakers or suppliers to the industry in...

16 Jan 2017

Juha Liettyä to lead Glaston Emerging Technologies unit

Juha Liettyä, Senior Vice President, Americas and member of the Executive Management Group, has been appointed Senior Vice President at Glaston Emerging Technologies. Liettyä...

11 Jan 2017

Glass Service to host seminar on Industry 4.0 and furnace design

Glass Service (GS) has will host the 14th International Seminar on Furnace Design – Operation and Process Simulation, on the 21-22 June 2017. The seminar will be held at the beautiful and relaxing Hotel Horal mountain resort in Vel...

11 Jan 2017

Glassman South America conference speakers announced

The conference for Glassman South Ame...

10 Jan 2017

BDF latest company to sign up for Argentinian container glass event

Italian company BDF Industries is the latest group to confirm its participation to a forthcoming Argentinian container glass exhibition. BDF, among the four largest supplie...

10 Jan 2017

Cristalchile appoints new General Manager

Cristalchile has appointed Eduardo Carvallo Infante as its new General Manager. He replaces Cirilo Elton González, whose decision became effective as of January 1, 2017.

10 Jan 2017

Mr Dirk Jongert

With sadness, VDV Lubricants has announced that its General Manager, Mr. Dirk Jongert (pictured), passed away on December 15th, 2016. He was a very dedicated manager, a ...

10 Jan 2017

VOA celebrates the restart of furnace no.2

The team working for VOA (Verrerie d’Albi) ...

9 Jan 2017

Pilkington helps to build home for rescued monkeys

Pilkington UK, part of the NSG Group, is helping t...

6 Jan 2017

Agr International appoints European Director

Agr International has appointed Mr. Christian Kapsamer as the Regional Director of Agr Northwestern Europe. Mr Kapsamer is formerly of Husky Injection Molding Systems and in his new ro...

5 Jan 2017

Ramsey’s Lifeguard chain granted European patent

US group Ramsey Chain was recently granted a European patent for its Lifeguard wear protected conveying chains (EP 2368816 B1). Already covered by three United States patents,...

5 Jan 2017

Vertical milling technology meets waste glass powder processing needs

UK-based International Innovative Milling Technologies Ltd (IIT) has developed new low energy milling technology for waste glass processing applications. The new M350 milling system exte...

4 Jan 2017

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