Only recently, in July 2014, ZIPPE received the order for a batch plant for borosilicate glass from the renowned company SGD in France, a world-wide leader in the production of glass bottles for the pharmaceutical and perfume-cosmetics industries. The plant will be established in Saint Quentin la Motte in the North of France, only few kilometers away from the factory in Mersles-Bains.
ZIPPE will also deliver the batch and cullet transport to the furnaces, a cold top charger for the electric furnace as well as the cullet return system.
The batch plant represents a part of the new and modern “Greenfi eld” factory SGD is building at this site.
The whole plant will be completed with a control system made by ZIPPE. The plant is supposed to start operation in June 2015.