Steklarna Hrastnik invests in oxygen furnace for glass production


Glass manufacturer Steklarna Hrastnik has invested in a new oxygen furnace for the production of glass packaging in an effort to decarbonise its manufacturing process.

Valued at approximately €18.5m, the investment includes the G furnace, the purchase of new production lines and the optimisation of parallel production processes. The installation is planned to be completed in November.

Peter Čas, General Manager of Steklarna Hrastnik, said that the new technology will be based on clean technologies with the join usage of oxygen, and will enable the production of even more complex glass.

Compared to the existing furnace, the new G furnace will also be more effective, as the use of state-of-the-art technology and future upgrades will enable higher capacities.

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