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[24/07/2014] Ardagh has confirmed its status at the heart of the £890million* UK glass packaging industry with the announcement that it has signed a 15-year agreement with West Yorkshire based Reuse to increase glass recycling.Ardagh gears up for a recycling success - Read more
[24/07/2014] Ardagh Group has completed the sale of six former Anchor Glass plants, together with certain related assets, to Glass Container Acquisition LLC, an affiliate of KPS Capital Partners, LP (“KPS”). Following the acquisition of Verallia North America and the divestment of these assets to KPS, Ardagh’s North America Glass Division will generate annual revenues of approximately US$2 billion from 16 glass manufacturing facilities, employing 5,000 people.Completion of the Sale of Six Former Anchor Glass Plants - Read more
[24/07/2014] SCHOTT is this year’s winner of the 2014 INDUSTRIEPREIS (2014 German Industry Prize) in the category Energy & Environment. The international technology group was recognized for its high-performance receivers that are used in solar power plants. Thanks to their mature technology, SCHOTT receivers have a significant impact on the performance of these power plants and generate eco-friendly electricity for well over 20 years. In fact, they are even capable of supplying power to entire cities. German INDUSTRIEPREIS for SCHOTT Receivers - Read more
[24/07/2014] Scandinavian-German manufacturer Innotech Solar (ITS) has supplied the Hönigsberg industrial park in the Austrian state of Styria with an 800 kWp photovoltaic plant, which is installed on several buildings across the site. Ten companies based at the industrial park founded an entity specifically to carry out the project. ITS supplies Austrian industrial park with PV modules “Made in Europe” - Read more
[24/07/2014] PPG Industries announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Illinois, glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. The sale is expected to close in the third quarter 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.PPG reaches agreement to sell Mt. Zion float glass manufacturing facility - Read more
[22/07/2014] Andres Lopez has been named president, O-I Americas. Lopez will lead the North America and South America regions of the company, and will be based in Perrysburg, Ohio.Andres Lopez named President of O-I Americas - Read more