Stölzle Masnieres Parfumerie has hired Polish company Forglass to supply its technology in designing, erecting and commissioning a furnace for producing extremely high quality, extra white flint glass. The company will supply all components of this technologically advanced furnace, including complete design and engineering, construction, heat-up and commissioning. According to Forglass, the technology guarantees unmatched quality of flint and forehearth coloured glass, which are so important for Stölzle’s demanding clients from the perfumery and cosmetic market.
As a leading producer of glass packaging for cosmetic products, Gerresheimer is committed to driving sustainability in the sector. The company has been successfully producing glass with a high proportion of post-consumer recycled material for over 10 years in Momignies, Belgium and from 2020, it will also start producing glass with a higher proportion of recycled glass at the Tettau site in Germany.
Pilkington UK has launched a smartphone app that provides ideas and inspiration for building designers and architects. Pilkington Project References includes a searchable database of Pilkington glass products that users can browse to find solutions to their project requirements. A powerful search function means users can find projects by location, type of building, benefit-led category, type of glass or any other product-specific query.
Glass Technology Services has unveiled the agenda for its free PharmaGlass workshop, which takes place on 9 October 2019 and includes an exclusive update on activities to modernise USP <660>. Joined by leading expert Dr Desmond Hunt, Principal Scientific Liaison at USP, Glass Technology Services will cover compliance, quality assurance and emerging requirements for glass primary packaging.
Owens-Illinois has earmarked its Holzminden plant in Germany for the first installation of MAGMA glassmaking technology, together with a highly flexible production line. Revealed for the first time last November, MAGMA technology has been successfully operating on a pilot line at the company’s Streator plant in Illinois. The equipment in Holzminden represents the next step towards full commercialisation by scaling up the production volume and allowing the company to increase testing intensity and scope.