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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By Eileen De Guire / May 6, 2013

• A Longueuil facility that prepares about 70 percent of Quebec’s glass for recycling is shutting down, and the company’s management says it isn’t sure where the glass will end up. Klareco processes more than 100,000 metric tons of glass in Quebec each year and sends most of it to the United States, where it is…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By Eileen De Guire / March 25, 2013

• Owens-Illinois Inc. has completed a €21 million investment at its Leerdam plant in the Netherlands to enhance its capabilities and better support the brewing industry in the Benelux market. O-I’s investment includes a furnace rebuild, machine upgrades and new process and quality equipment. • Emhart Glass owner Bucher Industries posted a 21 percent rise…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / November 26, 2012

• Allied Glass Containers plans to invest in new furnace technology (above) and install an EME batch charger. According to the company, this is the first installation in the UK of this type of batch charger and doghouse design. • Emhart Glass is to reorganize its global production and engineering capability with the aim of…

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / April 22, 2012

• Swicorp, a private equity firm, has announced the sale of a 20% stake in Ghani Glass, held by Joussour Holding Company. JHC is a private equity investment vehicle managed by Swicorp that invests in energy and energy-intensive industries. Established in 1993, Ghani Glass is one of the largest glass manufacturers in Pakistan. • On…

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