Vetropack Group

News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By Eileen De Guire / March 31, 2013

• The economic conditions allowed the Vetropack Group to increase its turnover by 2.5 percent. However, the price adjustments that were needed because of rising costs could only be implemented to a limited extent. Profit margins are therefore lower but still at a good level. The sale of two sites in Switzerland that were no…

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / September 10, 2012

• The Rs 1,900-crore Hindusthan National Glass & Industries Ltd‘s (HNG) expects its fully-owned German outfit, Agenda Glas (now renamed HNG Global) to break even this fiscal year. The Kolkata-headquartered container glass-maker acquired Agenda Glas for €40 million in 2011; HNG invested an additional €12 million to remove bottlenecks and improve operational efficiencies at the…

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