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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By Eileen De Guire / February 17, 2013

• South African packaging company Nampak plans to double production capacity at its glassmaking unit by January next year as it seeks to become a more dominant player in South Africa. The company would add a third furnace to its existing glass production line at a cost of $112.3 million, doubling the capacity to 200,000 tons…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / December 3, 2012

• Hindusthan National Glass and Industries has commissioned a 650-ton-per-day glass bottle plant at Naidupeta in Andhra Pradesh. The plant has swelled HNG’s capacity in the region to 1000 tpd, which is expected to help the company serve the southern Indian market better, increase its overall market share from the current 24 percent and boost…

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / June 4, 2012

• In June, a large pharmaceutical glass factory in the Urals region of Sverdlovsk Achitskom will start the Stoimost project (2.8 billion rubles), fully funded by Japanese investors. The company’s products, which will be manufactured at the site of the former glass factory Ufimkinskogo, will cover approximately 25 percent of Russian market of pharmaceutical glass.…

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