A key facet of most all buildings & architectural structures is sheet glass. The “float glass” continuous production process presents some challenging application demands for bearings and related components. Whilst the glass production machinery manufacturers design and select components such as bearings to match the operating requirements, the ever-increasing pressures for greater production output means … Continue reading Bearing the burdens of Sheet Glass manufacture
Senex Energy has agreed to a domestic gas sales agreement for up to 10.5 petajoules (PJ) of natural gas with glass-packaging manufacturer Owens-Illinois (O-I) Australia. Under the five-year agreement, which commences 1 January 2021, Senex will supply 1PJ of gas a year over a five-year term, providing O-I’s Australian East Coast manufacturing plants with additional … Continue reading Senex signs gas sales agreement with Australian glass manufacturer
A Victorian government program supporting local industry is helping a Melbourne-based glass manufacturer hire more workers and expand its operations. The company, A Touch of Glass, located in Carrum Downs, has taken on 46 new workers and will continue to hire additional staff through the Dandenong Skills and Jobs Centre. Established in 2012, A Touch … Continue reading Vic gov supporting Melbourne glass manufacturer
Auckland-based Metro Performance Glass has bought Australian Glass Group for $43.1 million.
Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have published a paper demonstrating a new type of glass with rubbery characteristics.
Adelaide-based glass maker ACI will cut 60 jobs at its Adelaide plant because of slowing demand from the wine export industry.
A 37-year-old man has died after an accident at a glass manufacturer in Wollongong.
A tonne of glass fell on a worker in Queensland, leaving him with serious injuries.
Owens-Illinois (OI) Australian employees could soon be out of work, as the US-based company reassesses its business amid slower beer and wine markets.