Glasstec 2016 - Thank you for visiting us!

We thank all the visitors, customers, dealers and agents for visiting our booth at this year’s Glasstec. We hope you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and our hospitality. The exhibition was a great success for EmpakGlass and we were impressed by the number of visitors and the great interest in our products/support services, especially our new software packages on process forming simulation “Empaktor Suite” and glass composition/color change “Glasstor Suite” which we officially introduced during this exhibition. Our new partnership with the Italian company Parmacontrols was welcomed by many customers and visitors. Empakglass received several requests on supplying several quality control equipmen

Empakglass presents Quality Control & Cold End Equipment at Glasstec 2016

Empakglass will be presenting at GLASSTEC exhibition, which will take place at the Dusseldorf Messe in Germany, from the 20th to the 23rd of September 2016, in Hall 13 stand D10, a new partnership with the Italian company: Parmacontrols. Parmacontrols - established since 1992 - has been carrying out its activity in quality control systems for food packaging, canning, bottling, pharmaceutical and chemical industries, being the sole EMEA full distributor for CanNeed Instrument Ltd. Empakglass will show on its stand CanNeed equipment dedicated to the quality control of glass bottles and jars. This equipment is dedicated to the standard tests of the Glass Container industry, performed in the dai

Glass Compositions & Color Changes Software

Empakglass’s Software Division will present during Glasstec 2016, the Glass Compositions & Color Changes Software. Developed in close junction with the Technical Services from Empakglass and tested in real case situations, its goal is, besides the obvious glass composition thermal and physical properties, to: Determine the target gob temperatures (not just the Log 3.0) according to the weight, cavity rate, type of cooling system; Suggest all the delivery system, from the orifice ring up until the deflectors; Optimize and predict colour change patterns; Pinpoint where the issues occur; Keep it simple for the user. As an example, on this particular colour change, which caused several sulphate

The future of the B&F department inside a Glass Plant?

Two years ago, I wrote this little memo in our Linkedin Page and received very interesting feedback. As we are approaching Glasstec 2016 where Empakglass will present several software packages, ranging from Forming Simulation to Glass Properties & Colour Changes, we decided to place it in our new Website’s Blog, to bring back some highlight and focus on a very important contribution for Glass Companies results, often left to oblivion. "Although not as visible as the IS Production and Mould Design departments, when we take in consideration the global process to produce glass, the Batch & Furnaces Operation becomes paramount. Taking this into consideration and having worked with several pla

EmpakGlass @ Glasstec 2016

Like in the previous two events of Glasstec, Empakglass will be attending once again in 2016. We are deeply excited with this event as it marks a new step on Empakglass's Business Model, which started as a Technical Services & Training Company. This year we will present several of our Glass Container Software Packages fully developed and trialed in “Real Life” working environments. The new leap forward is the integration of the actual Glass Composition physical and thermal properties, with real shaped gob and temperature profiles in our fully developed Forming Software - Empaktor Suite. With this, besides the support for the Mould Design teams, this tool provides the IS Production tea

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