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Video: The alchemy of glass, plus other facts and musings about this versatile material

By Faye Oney / August 30, 2017

This video, created by the European Glass Container Federation, illustrates the many technological advances in glass over time—and the significant contributions this versatile material has made to improve our world.

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K-Coke? How Coca Cola’s ‘Green’ initiatives might impact the glass bottling industry

By Jessica McMathis / April 16, 2014

Whether it’s classic, diet, or caffeine-free, one thing’s for certain: Coca-Cola is getting the quintessential 21st century makeover complete with 21st century impacts.

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / July 2, 2012

Credit: European Container Glass Federation. • Glass packaging production volumes in Europe grew by 4.2% in 2011 according to data published by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE). The growth confirms the increase recorded in the first half of 2011 (4.7%), and builds on a positive trend after the 2009 financial crisis. • The German…

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / April 17, 2012

* Libbey Glass, a glassware manufacturer, has announced that for the quarter-ended Dec. 31, 2011, sales were $214.8 million, compared to $222.8 million the previous year. • Consol Glass has opened its new bottle manufacturing factory in Nigel, South Africa, the first phase of a planned development on a greenfield site of 50 hectares. Further…

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