September 16, 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 sinc...

February 18, 2016

Empakglass conducted a training seminar on Cold End and Quality Control in Plovdiv, Bulgaria at Drujba Glassworks S.A. glass plant.

The training seminar was conducted between the 8th and the 18th of February to four different training groups in a total of 88 people.

The...

January 6, 2016

Squeeze testing, also sometimes known as simulated impact testing is a destructive test that can be performed on glass containers during the manufacturing process.

This is a test usually implemented in line and therefore to which all produced containers can be submitted...

September 23, 2015

And then, there are those things that are not controversial (confused with this beginning? Please check my previous post).

Those things that everyone agrees upon. Those topics that generate a broad consensus.

In a glass container plant, one of those – rare… - subject’s,...

September 14, 2015

You know…

There are those subjects that when come up during a conversation between friends are bound to give much discussion.

I would say that: politics, religion and sports are perhaps among those subjects that frequently have the effect of stir up the spirits....

September 8, 2015

Personally I am not a fan of DIY jobs.

In fact I try to avoid them at all costs. I prefer to pay to professionals who – for sure – can do the task much better than I will ever be able to. It is a question of personal taste and also much clumsiness.

But from time to time...

August 25, 2015

“Where there is a will there is a way”

In one – or more … - of my previous posts I have mentioned that I think that what really makes the difference in a glass container plant – or in any organization for that matter - it is not so much technology but people.

I know…I al...

August 20, 2015

Human manual inspections are an important part of the Quality Control plan in a glass container plant.

In the Hot End that type of inspection is performed with some limitations since at that process stage the glass container is not completely formed. By the other h...

July 28, 2015

When I use to work in a glass container plant, we use to have a sort of private joke among ourselves whenever we were facing a problem in the line. In those – frequent … - occasions we would use to say that the problem fault was from the guy that was on the screen …...

July 22, 2015

In a glass container plant – automatic inspection machines – are considered to be the basic pillar of the quality control system.

The inspection machines are able to inspect 100% of the glass containers that are produced. The others inspection and controls are based on...

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