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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: MICHEL GIANNUZZI, CEO OF THE VERALLIA GROUP

19.02.2019

It was just over a year ago that Michel Giannuzzi succeeded Jean-Pierre Floris as Chairman and CEO of the Verallia Group. Subsequently, he has also been elected Vice President of the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE). Glass Worldwide asked Mr Giannuzzi about both roles and his initial perceptions of the industry.
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GLASS PACKAGING DEMAND CONTINUES TO GROW IN EUROPE DRIVEN BY CONSUMER ENGAGEMENT IN SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION LIFESTYLE

19.02.2019

Glass packaging production in Europe grew by 1% in volume (tonnes) and by 1% in unit terms in the first half year 2018 compared to the previous half year according to data published today by the European Container Glass Federation, FEVE.
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: JEFF DAOCHUAN LIU, PRESIDENT OF FUYAO GLASS AMERICA

19.02.2019

Appointed President of Fuyao Glass America in November 2016, Jeff Daochuan Liu exclusively described to Glass Worldwide the impressive progress at the company’s state-of-the-art automotive glass fabrication facility in Moraine, Ohio.
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JA Solar Supplies Modules for the First 3MW Bifacial Mono PERC Double Glass Solar Project in Brazil

15.02.2019

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., a world-leading manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic products, announced that it will supply all bifacial mono PERC double glass modules for SolarGrid’s 3MW solar power plant in Brazil. This is the country’s first bifacial double glass solar project.
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GLASS PACKAGING RECYCLING RATE STABLE AT 74%

15.02.2019

Latest industry data on glass recycling confirms that over 12 million tons of glass bottles and jars are collected and recycled in Europe, with an average glass recycling rate in the EU28 of 74% (1).
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HEGLA: Puts spotlight on automation, process optimisation and cutting laminated safety glass at glasstec

15.02.2019

This year, Glasstec (2018) once again surpassed its reputation as the leading trade fair for glass - this is the verdict of Bernhard Hötger, Managing Director of HEGLA, who was in the midst of the action on behalf of the company for no less than the eighteenth time.
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