Corning Inc has confirmed its first solar energy installation in New York State and the company’s twelfth renewable energy site worldwide. The solar array located at the Corning Life Science facility in Oneonta, New York is part of Corning’s commitment to being more environmentally-friendly by investing in renewable energy.
A national education campaign organised by glass manufacturers in the UK has seen 150,000 children and more than 1000 primary schools in all regions pledge to recycle glass to help save the environment. The ‘Glass Guardians’ campaign used Maths, English, Sciences and
PSE activities to help children aged 5-11 understand why recycling glass is important and how to carry on doing it long-term.
AGC is to raise the sales price of its architectural glass-related products in Japan to reflect significantly increased production costs. The price increases are roughly 15% for flat glass products, 15% for mirror products and 10% for architectural applications.
Verallia is producing glass bottles for Esthate iced tea at its Gazzo Veronese plant in Italy. The glassmaker’s expertise has been put at the disposal of beverage company Ferrero to complete Estathe's packaging range with a glass reference.
The 25cl flint glass bottle combines tradition and innovation. Its fluted design is reminiscent of Estathe's traditional plastic packaging, while the glass material gives the product a premium dimension. The bottle is equipped with a ring crown easy-open cap, designed for drinking on the move.
The flat glass sector shapes landscapes and the way people interact with spaces on a daily basis. Now, innovative and creative flat glass designers, manufacturers and architects are being invited to compete for a prestigious new award that recognises the importance of their work at the UK glass sector’s showcase of the year, Glass Focus.