Glass

Drawing on more than 140 years’ experience in material solutions for glass manufacturing, we’ll work with you to enhance your products and improve your glass melting processes.

Whether you’re seeking colour, clarity or chemical durability, or if you’re looking to improve manufacturing efficiency and drive down costs, we can help.

Our solutions

We offer a complete portfolio of materials that includes:

  • dolomite
  • feldspar
  • kaolin
  • limestone
  • low-iron crystalline silica
  • silica flour

This is supported with a range of speciality minerals including colouring oxides, pegmatite and magnesium oxide.

In addition to these primary materials, we’re at the forefront of glass recycling, each year transforming over a million tonnes of waste into high quality cullet products.

Greener glass

With the world’s most advanced optical sorting technology, we transform waste into cullet in four streams of colour with no loss in purity or quality, thereby creating an infinite recycling loop. 

Our cullet solutions help customers to meet their environmental challenges and to remain competitive in increasingly challenging markets.

Our latest sorting technology is transforming waste collection in Europe, making it possible to retrieve and recycle more glass from mixed waste than ever before.     

Applications

We work with glass customers worldwide across a broad range of sectors, including:

  • automotive
  • container
  • flat (architectural)
  • glass fibre
  • optical
  • pharmaceutical
  • solar
  • tableware
  • technical
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How can we help you?

Supported by our dedicated glass experts, we’ll work with you to understand your objectives and develop the right solutions.

With operations in more than 40 countries and an expansive logistics network, we can help you to meet local and global goals.

Please contact us to discuss your challenges and needs. We’re here to help.