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GPS: Active Around the Globe

2014-10-20 | Specialist applications

New IS machines for Brazil and Italy, machine audits in Romania and Israel, servicing across Germany – employees at GPS Glasproduktions-Service are in action worldwide. The spectrum of services ranges from innovation consulting to commissioning entire machine stocks.

The 51/2” IS machine for Porto Ferreira in Brazil, equipped with the latest productivity and safety technology. Photos: free of charge/source: GPS
“With the company’s relaunch at the start of this year, GPS set a clear signal for an innovative culture,” explained Klaus Rudolph, the company’s CEO. Through the course of this year, GPS service engineers have successfully completed contracts worldwide.
This included installing three turnkey lines with a total of six IS machines at Verallia Vetri in Gazzo Veronese, Italy. The 51/2” machines were commissioned on schedule in three tandem lines.
GPS Managing Director Wolfgang Korzak praised the partnership between the companies throughout the project. Tests conducted jointly with the Italian customer during the inspection and approval routine in Essen, Germany, ensured the project was completed without a hitch on site in Italy.
The contract also involved supplying a 51/2” machine to the Verallia Porto Ferreira site in Brazil. The machine features eight sections equipped with the latest technology and safety equipment.
A GPS service team was on hand to assist with installation and guarantee trouble-free commissioning of the system.

Production optimization
Business activities are currently focused on IS machine audits in Israel and Romania. At the Phoenicia Glass Works site in the Israeli town of Yerucham, GPS specialists inspected two 5-inch and 6-inch IS machines. The audit gave the customer a precise overview of the state of the systems so it can effectively plan maintenance work and future investments. Now the company intends to replace the sections of a machine in o...






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