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Verescences Unveils New Glass-melting Furnace in Flagship Plant

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Verescences has unveiled its largest glass-melting furnace at the company's flagship plant in Mers-les-Bains. 

The new furnace and other improvements are part of the "Excellence 2018" plan dedicated to renovating the plant. The plan includes a total budget of €30 million for plant renovations, of which €11 million was for the reconstruction of the furnace. 

The Details

  • The new furnace will help Verescence lower its environmental impact by reducing energy consumption by 15% and CO2 emissions by 40%.
  • Its output capacity is 700,000 bottles per day. 
  • The furnace is dedicated to bottles made of Xtra Flint glass.