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21.11.2014, (PPG Industries Corp.)

PPG showcases liquid, powder, pretreatment, e-coat products at FABTECH 2014

PPG Industries industrial coatings business showcased its full assortment of liquid, powder, pretreatment and electrocoat (e-coat) products at FABTECH, Nov. 11-13 at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. William A. Ramos, PPG technical service  more...

Saint-Gobain Flat Glass Customer reception against the backdrop of the Churfirsten mountain chain Digitally printed and curved glass in Swiss bank

A peaceful, but at the same time stimulating atmosphere is offered by the renovated design of the main hall of the Raiffeisen branch in Walenstadt, Switzerland. A backdrop of a mountain panorama, digitally printed on glass, forms the stylish  more...

Gerresheimer Bünde puts a combined heat and power plant into operation

Gerresheimer Bünde GmbH recently put its first combined heat and power plant (CHP) into operation in collaboration with the Westfalen Weser GmbH energy services company. The CHP was manufactured by Sokratherm and it is used for the decentralized  more...

EIRICH at TECNARGILLA 2014: Keen interest in reducing the cost of tile production

Worldwide demand for floor and wall tiles has been on the increase for many years. Production has doubled since the year 2000. Most of the manufacturing (70% of worldwide production volumes) takes place in the Asian countries. When supply exceeds  more...

Pack Stacker von Multivac beschleunigt Kartonieren

Mit dem MPS 302 hat Multivac eine automatische Stapeleinheit (Pack Stacker) auf den Markt gebracht, die die Kartonierung von Tray- und Tiefziehpackungen vereinfacht und beschleunigt. Der MPS 302 stapelt die Packungen im End-of-Line-Bereich der  more...
20.11.2014, (Neptun S.r.l.)

glasstec confirms the success of Quick

The number of visitors at Neptun’s stand during the recent exhibition glasstec 2014 was higher than expected, especially from Eastern Europe, North Africa, Australia and Brazil. The surprise comes from the fact that these are areas on which series  more...
20.11.2014, ()

Siemens and British Glass secure technology partnership

The close ties between Siemens and UK trade body, the British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation, have been strengthened with a new technology partnership between the two groups. Over the next five years, Siemens will invest up to £4m as a key  more...

Zippe Industrieanlagen acquires shares in UAS Messtechnik to join forces on PWA-concepts

In September 2014 both companies signed an agreement for a strategic partnership on Plant-Wide-Automation concepts and integrated Batch and Furnace control solutions. The intention for this step is to be able to offer integrated solutions for the  more...

Trulite Completes Acquisition of Texas Tempered Glass

Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC has finalized its acquisition of Houston-based Texas Tempered Glass Inc., a producer of high performance glass products for architectural, industrial, commercial and custom applications, as of Nov. 19, 2014.  more...
20.11.2014, (O-I Toledo Plant)

Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. Launches Private Offering of $700 Million of Senior Notes

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) ("OI Inc.") announced yesterday that Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. ("OBGC"), an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of OI Inc., intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, a total of $700 million  more...

GEFRAN auf der SPS IPC Drives

Vom 25. bis 27. November 2014 präsentiert GEFRAN seine Produktneuheiten in der Automation, Antriebstechnik und Sensorik auf der SPS IPC Drives in Nürnberg. Erstmals einer breiten Öffentlichkeit vorgestellt wird die erweiterte Baureihe der PID-Regler  more...

Absatz von Glasverpackungen um 3 Prozent gestiegen

Um 3 Prozent stieg der Absatz in Tonnen von Behälterglas in den ersten drei Quartalen des Jahres 2014. Dies teilte das Aktionsforum Glasverpackung mit. Absatzstärkster Monat war der Juli mit einem Plus von 8,7 Prozent gegenüber Juli 2013. Die  more...

Successful Presentation at glasstec 2014

glasstec 2014 has entirely convinced experts of all glass industry sectors once again. More than 96 % of the visitors from over 85 countries gave good up to very good rating. Our own resume resulted just as positively. During the four exhibition  more...
19.11.2014, (Glaston Corporation)

Glaston to close first FC1000 machinery deal to the United States

Glaston Corporation has closed a deal worth approximately EUR 3.4 million with U.S based Cardinal Glass Industries for tempering machines FC500™ and double chamber FC1000™. The order is booked in Glaston’s Q4 2014 order book. The machines are  more...
19.11.2014, (Bekaert S.A.)

Bekaert reports strong 3rd quarter sales

Bekaert posted consolidated quarterly revenues of € 814 million in the three-month period from July to September 2014, compared to € 773 million in the same period last year. Solid volumes and a favorable product mix drove the quarter´s sales growth  more...

Absatz von Glasverpackungen steigt weiter

Der positive Jahrestrend setzt sich fort: Um 3 Prozent stieg der Absatz in Tonnen von Behälterglas in den ersten drei Quartalen des Jahres 2014. Dabei war der Juli der absatzstärkste Monat (plus 8,7 Prozent gegenüber Juli 2013) und die  more...

Energy Storage Europe 2015: Weltgrößtes Branchentreffen bündelt erstmals fünf Fachkonferenzen und eine Messe

Die Energy Storage Europe bündelt in Düsseldorf vom 9. bis zum 11. März 2015 erstmals fünf Fachkonferenzen und eine Messe unter einem Dach. Gemeinsam decken die Energy Storage, die 9. International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES 2015),  more...

Guardian to Close Floreffe, Pa., Float Plant in 2015

Guardian Industries Corp. plans to close its Floreffe, Pennsylvania float glass plant in 2015, according to a company release. The plant currently produces dark tinted privacy float glass—PrivaGuard and MidnightGray II—for automotive and commercial  more...

Beer - a taste sensation, tastefully packaged

Vetropack Group offers the perfect glass packaging for every beer and to suit every taste. It produces just under two billion bottles to be filled with beer and released onto the market, and around one third of these are special custom-made  more...



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