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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / April 8, 2014

° Slovenian manufacturer Steklarna Hrastnik will invest €8 million in a container line upgrade, according to a company press release. The installation of the new B-furnace is scheduled for August and September and will require 250 people working 24 hours a day for 48 days. The new furnace will increase the capacity and quality of…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / February 25, 2014

Ardagh Glass expects to receive bids for its Budweiser beer bottle-making unit this week in a deal that would allay antitrust concerns about the group’s proposed expansion in the US. Ardagh has been working with Citigroup to sell the majority of its US bottle-to-jam jar division, Anchor Glass, which it bought for $892 million in…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / October 16, 2012

• Anchor Glass Containers, part of Ardagh Group, is to receive 6.6 megawatts in low-cost electricity, which will allow the company to retain 340 jobs and invest approximately $37.2 million in its US facility. • Gerresheimer has increased its pharmaceutical glass production capacity at its Lohr, Germany, plant with the installation of a new furnace.…

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