Bormioli Completes Refurbishment of its Glass Furnace

June 29, 2020

The refurbishment provides enhanced glass melting power, improved glass distribution, and the production of transparent and amber type I glass bottles to meet the increase in demand for glass vials for vaccines and life-saving medicines.

On June 29, 2020, Bormioli Pharma, an Italian packaging solutions company, announced it has completed the refurbishment of its glass furnace in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy.

According to a company press release, the refurbishment provides enhanced glass melting power, improved glass distribution, and the production of transparent and amber type I glass bottles to meet the increase in demand for glass vials for vaccines and life-saving medicines. It will also lessen the environmental impact of the plant while adhering to new European sustainability protection policies.

"Thanks to these new investments, we have consistently increased our industrial capacity on glass pharma packaging production, whilst strengthening our capability to provide a complete packaging solution for injectable drugs," said Andrea Lodetti, CEO at Bormioli Pharma, in the press release. "We are proud to be able to support more and better our partners in the pharma industry, helping to bring essential drugs and therapies where they’re needed the most, especially during these challenging times.”

Source: Bormioli