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Oliver Winery announces agreement with Ardagh Group

Ardagh Group, Glass – North America has announced a long-term supply agreement with Oliver Winery to manufacture the majority of its wine bottles. Oliver Winery is the oldest and largest winery in Indiana and one of the largest in the USA, distributing award-winning wines to 27 states.

“Quality glass is an important part of our winemaking programme and we are excited to work with Ardagh in this area” said Dennis Dunham, VP Operations and Director of Winemaking.

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18/07/2019

Brazilian float project features German raw materials handling technology

ZIPPE Industrieanlagen GmbH recently commissioned a turnkey batch plant installation for AGC at the glassmaker’s second float line in Guaratingueta, Brazil. Apart from the batch plant, the contract included cullet return equipment, as well as steelwork.

In addition, the specialist German company was responsible for delivering advanced batch charging technology, supplying its float charger type EO 2525 TH equipment, with a charging capacity of 280 tonnes/day per machine. In total, four machines feed the 850 tonnes/day furnace.

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18/07/2019

Extra strong laminated glass unveiled

Sisecam Flat Glass introduced its latest innovation at the Eurasia Glass Fair with the slogan ‘Extra Strong, Extra Performance’. Compared to conventional materials, the security performance of Sisecam Extra Strong Laminated Glass has been improved by combining two or more panels of glass with a stronger and more durable PVB interlayer under heat and pressure.

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18/07/2019

Regenerative end-fired furnace success

Germany’s SORG was responsible for designing the major furnace conversion recently commissioned at Heinz Glas Dzialdowo in Poland. An existing recuperative installation, with a melting capacity of 70 tonnes/day for cosmetics glass, has been replaced by a state-of-the-art end-fired furnace, with a melting capacity of 150 tonnes/day. This capacity is expandable up to 180 tonnes/day via the use of electric boosting.

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18/07/2019

Machine vision specialist completes headquarters expansion

Applied Vision Corp has completed its most recent building expansion, which significantly enhances its ability to serve a rapidly growing global customer base. This extra space allows Applied Vision to expand its research and development and manufacturing capabilities, while continuing to focus on sustainability by maintaining surrounding vibrant green space.

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18/07/2019

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