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FGC Appoint New Managing Director

The Float Glass Consortium (FGC) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Robinson to the position of Managing Director, with immediate effect. David will be responsible for the day-to-day running of FGC and will also retain his current functional responsibility as Technical Director. David Hilton will remain as Chairman and with specific functional responsibility for Major Projects and Engineering. David Woodward will also continue as Director responsible for commercial and strategic issues. FGC has been going through a period of sustained growth and has secured new assignments and projects in many parts of the world. As a result we have and continue to recruit additional personnel to meet the demands of our expanding client base. These changes in functional responsibility reflect those developments and will enable FGC to continue to grow whilst maintaining the high professional standards and technical excellence our clients demand.

 

Recent News

Botswana Development Corporation Appoint FGC

The Float Glass Consortium Ltd. (FGC) has been appointed by the Botswana Development Corporation to represent them as expert technical consultants and provide project management, operational and glassmaking suport and supervision for their joint venture float glass project in Palapye, Botswana where construction and installation is due to re-start.

 
Horn Glass Industries AG & FGC

    Horn Glass Industries AG acting as a major player in Turnkey Glass Plant projects has contracted amongst a number of key glass industry specialists The Float Glass Consortium Ltd. (FGC) to provide services on projects in both Russia and Belarus.

 

 

  CNUD EFCO & FGC Collaboration
  CNUD EFCO International and The Float Glass Consortium have jointly developed a comprehensive package for the specification, design, supply, installation and commissioning of float (tin) baths for the float glass industry worldwide.
 
Belgium-based CNUD EFCO is the world’s leading supplier of lehr technology and equipment to the flat glass sector around the world and an acknowledged leader in tin bath roof technology and supply.
 
The Float Glass Consortium of UK (FGC) is a leading independent provider of business and technical consulting services and operational support to the flat glass industry globally.  
 
This formal collaboration has evolved over the past months and has led to the joint development of the Powersave Float Tin Bath concept which offers new and existing float glass manufacturers and other industry specialists a unique design which can provide lower capital cost, reduced energy consumption and improved operating performance. Several of the unique features are subject to patent applications.
 
As well as being the leading supplier of flat glass lehrs and a major supplier of tin bath roofs, CNUD EFCO has also supplied a wide range of tin bath equipment of their own manufacture to customers around the world. This has led to a number of customers requesting CNUD to supply a full package of technology, equipment, installation and operational support for the tin bath.
 
FGC has very extensive experience in the design and commissioning of float tin baths on behalf of float manufacturers in many countries. In addition, FGC personnel have unparalleled experience in operating tin baths over extended periods.
 
It is the combination of CNUD EFCO’s acknowledged leadership in lehr and bath roof technology and equipment supply together with FGC’s technical and operational expertise which led to this collaboration and the development of the Powersave concept.
   

 

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