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Sisecam CEO awarded Republic of Tatarstan recognition

Sisecam Group Vice Chairman and CEO Professor Ahmet Kırman has been honoured by Rustam Minnikhanov, President of the Tatarstan Republic of the Russian Federation (pictured) with a ‘Medal for Valorous Labour’, in recognition of his valuable contributions to the economic co-operation and the development of investments.

The group has an annual production capacity of over 1.5 million tons in the Russian Federation and the total sum of its investments is over $1.2 billion. This includes flat glass

Published: 
09/01/2020

Ampoule machinery suppliers join forces

OCMI OTG SpA has completed its acquisition of KYP Accesorios, a Spanish company active in the field of automatic production lines for ampoules. The acquisition marks a significant milestone in both companies' growth strategy. By joining forces, both organisation wish to deliver to their customers a wider range of products, a better service and a constant investment in R&D.

Published: 
09/01/2020

Defects training success

Glass Service and CQ Masso partnered with Sisecam last November to organise a glass defects and refractory training day for attendees at the Sisecam International Glass Conference in Istanbul. The expert training session was delivered by Martina Jezikova (pictured), Filip Janos and Jerome Canaguier, focusing on the analysis and possible sources of glass defects, as well as refractory defects and quality control.

According to Glass Service, the room was packed with 50 motivated delegates, who wanted to learn more about where glass defects may come from.

Published: 
09/01/2020

Promoting the circularity of glass packaging

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) organisations across Europe are committed to increasing the quality and efficiency of the glass recycling value chain through separate collection, quality recycling and closed loop manufacturing of glass. A practical example of how to achieve genuine circularity of glass packaging is ‘Close the Glass Loop’, the major industry stewardship programme for glass packaging initiated by FEVE and aiming to reach a post-consumer glass container collection target of 90% by 2030.

Published: 
19/12/2019

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