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NSG/Pilkington to reopen Ottawa plant

After being damaged by a tornado in February this year, and undergoing furnace cold repair in May, NSG Group/Pilkington’s Ottawa plant is due to be re-opened this month.

Section: News Date: 2017-12-06 Company news

BDF Industries - furnace rebuild at Majan Glass successfully concluded

BDF has carried out the rebuilding of Furnace 1 at Majan Glass, Oman, in a 45-day glass-to-glass period.

Section: News Date: 2017-10-09 Company news

Encirc invests in new furnaces

Spanish glass manufacturer Vidrala bought Encirc for EUR 408 million in 2015. Encirc is based at two sites: Derrylin, which employs 440 staff and Cheshire, which employs 800 staff and houses the...

Section: News Date: 2017-08-28 Company news

SmartMelter Successfully Manages Risk at Cardinal Float Glass

SmartMelter, a comprehensive solution that is revolutionizing risk management and optimizing furnace life for glass manufacturers, has helped Cardinal Glass reach a scheduled furnace rebuild for...

Section: News Date: 2017-03-13 Furnace technology

BDF and GZI achieve furnace rebuild in record time

BDF & GZI announce the completion of the state-of-the-art new Furnace at the Guinea Plant in Agbara, Nigeria.

Section: News Date: 2015-12-10 Company news

Gerresheimer Glass: furnace rebuild decision causes lay-offs

The company decides against rebuilding the furnace following a recent leak which came during a period of lower production.

Section: News Date: 2014-11-13 Personnel & industrial relations

Zignago Vetro: furnace rebuilds

Zignago Vetro has announced that work will be carried out on two of its furnaces this October and in April 2015, enabling the company to keep up with the present national market situation, increasing...

Section: News Date: 2014-04-28 Furnace technology

O-I completes Leerdam investment

The most recent investment carried out by glass packaging specialist O-I regards its Leerdam plant in the Netherlands with a furnace rebuild, machine upgrades and new process and quality equipment to...

Section: News Date: 2014-04-01 Company news

PSR: System 500 forehearth and distributor conversions

Nowadays most of PSR’s Technical Services projects involve the design and supply of complete new distributor and forehearth systems for the major rebuild and upgrade of existing furnaces or for e...

Section: Article Date: 2014-02-20 Furnace technology

Libbey: 3Q business update

Lower-than-anticipated sales volume in the US and China, as well as planned costs associated with capacity realignment and additional underutilization of capacity, are expected to negatively impact...

Section: News Date: 2013-10-25 Company financial news

PSR: Cord Dispersal System, a continued stirring success

The company in this article – Parkinson-Spencer Refractories – has been charting the development and sales of its Cord Dispersal System over ten years and, in 2010, reported “unprecedented interest in...

Section: Article Date: 2013-10-20 Refractories

O-I reports 2Q 2013 results

O-I’s second quarter results reported earnings on par with prior year as benefits from footprint optimization offset soft demand. Over the same period, operating profits in Europe and Asia Pacific w...

Section: News Date: 2013-07-30 Company financial news

Allied Glass breaks sales barrier

A recent announcement from UK-based Allied Glass says that the company has broken the GBP 100 million sales barrier for the first time. The company has also appointed a French-speaking business...

Section: News Date: 2013-05-14 Company financial news

O-I completes investment in Leerdam glass plant

O-I’s investment at its Leerdam plant in the Netherlands has been completed. The EUR 21 million investment includes a furnace rebuild, machine upgrades and new process and quality equipment to s...

Section: News Date: 2013-03-28 Company financial news

Zimglass: furnace rebuild to meet World Cup demand

The Industrial Development Corporation of Zimbabwe is prioritising the rebuilding of the G1 furnace at its Gweru-based subsidiary Zimglass in order to take advantage of opportunities created by the...

Section: News Date: 2008-10-16 Company financial news

Proletar starts furnace rebuild

Proletar, the main Ukrainian producer of flat glass based in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, closed its No. 4 glass-melting furnace for reconstruction on 15 March 2005, a company spokesman said. The...

Section: News Date: 2005-03-29 Company financial news

Proletar postpones furnace rebuild

The Proletar glass plant (Luhansk region, Ukraine) has postponed rebuilding of the glass furnace in its No. 4 workshop until March 2005, it was reported. "The beginning of the reconstruction is...

Section: News Date: 2004-04-23 Sector trends

Anchor Glass completes furnace rebuilds

Anchor Glass Container Corporation announced 6 January 2003 the completion of two furnace rebuilds at its Salem, New Jersey facility. "We are proud of the work done by our people in Salem," said...

Section: News Date: 2004-01-14 Sector trends

Anchor Glass finishes furnace rebuild ahead of schedule

Anchor Glass Container Corporation announced 18 November 2003 the completion of a furnace rebuild at its Lawrenceburg, Indiana facility. The upgrade, which was finished ahead of schedule, should...

Section: News Date: 2003-11-26 Sector trends
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