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As a leader in the South African packaging industry, Consol brings you a selection of industry related articles of interest, for your reference and information.

Consol Solar Jar – ENCA Interview

05 November 2014 - An ENCA interview about the Consol Solar Jar as an alternative light source during power outages.

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Global packaging market to reach $975 billion by 2018

Global packaging sales are projected to rise by 3% in real terms to $797 billion in 2013 and grow at an annual rate of 4% to 2018, according to a new market report by Smithers Pira.

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EU glass recycling rate passes 70% mark

Latest glass recycling figures for the EU show that there is now far more glass recycled than ever before in Europe, increasing by 131% since the 1990s.

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Ardagh gets the go ahead for Verallia takeover

Saint-Gobain has completed its sale of Verallia North America (VNA) to Ardagh for a reported US$1.69 billion.

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O-I invests €30m in Alloa plant

O-I hosts event to highlight and celebrate the company’s €30m investment in the Scottish plant.

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AGC Glass Europe chooses Air Products

Air Products has recently installed an air separation unit (ASU) for AGC Glass Europe, the world's largest producer of flat glass.

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Owens-Illinois chooses BDF recovery plant

O-I has chosen BDF Industries as the supplier of a heat recovery plant for the production of electricity via an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbine, at its Villota, Italy plant.

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Furnace Solutions programme

Join us on the 5th June at Lucideon (formerly Ceram), in Stoke-on-Trent!

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EME to build the world's largest container glass batch plant in the USA

For EME Maschinenfabrik Clasen a leading supplier of batch plants and cullet return systems for the glass industry, the USA has always been a dominant glass region with many opportunities.

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Evolution in IS-Machines: Heye International's Dr. Benedikt Felgenhauer and Wilfried Seidensticker outline its Speedline technology

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O-I releases first quarter 2014 results

Strong beer sales in Europe helped boost Owens-Illinois (O-I's) first quarter profits.

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Events

Staff from Glass International will be at the forthcoming DGG-Acers conference, Furnace Solutions 9 and Mir Steklaevents. Pick up a copy of the issue or feel free to have a chat with one of us.

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