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Tin bath casings shipped to international customer

At the end of September, four tin bath casings, each weighing five tonnes, were shipped from Germany to an international float glass customer of Horn Glass Industries. The tin bath bottom casing is used as a support tank for the bottom refractories. It is designed to expand on

heated up temperatures, without flexing or distorting. When operating the hot tin bath, it needs to be air-cooled continuously at the underside and at the lower sidewalls.

Published: 
10/10/2019

Nampak sells glass packaging business

In line with the group’s ongoing strategy to sharpen its focus on strategic substrates, Nampak is to sell its South African glass container business to Isanti Glass 1 for an estimated R1.5 billion. The manufacturing facility at Roodekop, Gauteng features three furnaces and nine production lines, satisfying approximately 25% of market demand.

Isanti Glass 1 is 60%-owned by the Kwande Capital investment company established in 2010, while SABSA Holdings, the holding company of South African Breweries, has a 40% stak

Published: 
03/10/2019

Partnership to design sustainable awards

O-I has partnered with LuxePack Monaco exhibition to design the awards for the ‘LuxePack in Green’ competition. LuxePack Monaco is Europe’s leading creative packaging show for luxury brands where, today more than ever, sustainable development is at the heart of the expectations and challenges of consumers and luxury brands.

‘LuxePack in Green’ recognises the most sustainable packaging innovations and responsible initiatives undertaken by exhibitors. The awards mark the culmination of LuxePack Monaco’s sustainable development session, which took place on 1 October 2019.

Published: 
03/10/2019

NSG Group’s value-added strategic vision for the future

Organised around the NSG Group’s long-term strategic vision of ‘transforming into a value-added glass company’ by offering VA products and services based on proprietary technologies, the group’s 2019 integrated report provides shareholders and other key stakeholders with a view of the group’s initiatives, aimed at creating corporate value and contributing to the resolution of social challenges.

Published: 
03/10/2019

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