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June 04, 2007 09:51

The traditions of the glass-container production in Merefa.

The traditions of the glass-container production in Merefa originated in 1903. The family of the native landowner Bortkevich stands at the cradle of the plant history and after several years the production passed to the hands of Belgian joint-stock company.
In 2006 more than one hundred years experience, the newest technologies and insuperable aspiration to gain high goal transformed to a vigorous process of the new glass plant construction under the direction and technology of the company HEYE International GmbH, Germany. HEYE International GmbH is one of the leading world manufacturing companies of machinery and know-how in glass-container industry.
Merefa Glass Company Ltd. is aiming to obtain the name of flagship among glass-container producers in Ukrainian market and besides this it declares today about its intention to become one of the biggest exporter of this kind of production to CIS market and far-abroad countries.
There will be installed high-performance, state-of-the-art-type glass forming lines and high-precision electronic equipment for glass forming production of the company HEYE International GmbH, Germany. A new up-to-date furnace that meets the latest requirements of science and technology both in engineering and equipment will be built up. The furnace can be operated in full automatically by means of complete instrumentation systems. Quality control automatic lines will be used for the production quality control.
The start-up is planned on the 4th quarter of 2007.
The companys strategy is aimed at active gaining of new positions on the market, at production and promotion of modern high-quality goods. It is planned to equip the new plant by the up-to-date machinery, to provide a Ukrainian consumer besides standard samples with exclusive production according to individual drawings and sketches that would satisfy the most fanciful requirements of consumer. The companys range will include glass containers for different products and will meet the highest quality samples.
According to the experts predictions the planning quality of production, its estimated competitive price, thought-out marketing strategy, an active sale policy and, of course, staff professionalism, diligence and persistence in goal achievement may allow to gain authority and leading position in the field in the shortest possible time.
Following its plans for development the company is heading with confidence for the stated goal - to take the leading position at the market of food glass containers.
At the beginning of May the chiefs of the company participated in work in the single in the world exhibition, Glassman Europe, dedicated to raw material and primary treatment for glass industry.
This is an ideal place for the meeting of glass industry suppliers and producers of glass, equipment and products, as well as consumers of all types of glass and articles made of it.
The history of Glassman exhibitions began in 1986 and during 20 years it was held in different parts of the world including Asia, Eastern and Western Europe, India, USA and South America. In 2007 the exhibition was held again in Prague, where the most successful among exhibitions of series Glassman Europe 2005 took place and it attracted about 1600 technical visitors from 53 world countries.
In 2007 the exhibition took place in a new exhibition palace. The representatives from Merefa Glass Company Ltd., namely the director of the company, M.B. Mamchur and the commercial director, R.U. Rybachuk were interested in establishing contacts regarding getting offers on moulding machinery, equipment and material for decoration. Besides, the company specialist were considering offers on control systems and devices, as well as packaging equipment.
As a result of work at the exhibition a series of the offers was collected that were then under consideration of technicians with a view to find a possibility to apply these orders in work of the new production complex.