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MSC & SGCC: Wiegand Glas experiences its first ATLAS system for NON-CONTACT CHECK DETECTION

2010-09-01 | Case history

Back in mid-June, Wiegand Glas installed its first ATLAS system dedicated to the non-contact detection of checks in the ring, the neck, the shoulder and the bottom areas of glass containers. The ATLAS system is operational at Steinbach am Wald glass plant (Germany). MSC & SGCC, the supplier of control quality solutions, had the opportunity to meet with Alexander Treuner – cold-end Quality Control Manager and Daniel Rosse – ATLAS Project Leader, to discuss about their experience of the ATLAS solution.

MSC & SGCC: Wiegand Glas experiences its first ATLAS system for NON-CONTACT CHECK DETECTION
MSC & SGCC work every day together to retrieve the very best of their long knowledge about the hollow glass production. Thanks to their worldwide presence – on five continents and in more than 75 countries – MSC & SGCC have more than 85 per cent of export sales and 50 per cent outside the EU.
The combination of MSC knowhow in optical solutions combined with SGCC mastering of mechanical multi-inspection systems, results in an optimized range of products with more than 30 patents. With state-of-the-art technologies and new tools to improve detection performances, the companies can provide universal light sources able to inspect any type of article.

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We are a family-run company founded originally in 1570 in the Rhön region (North area of Bavaria) by Niclas Wiegand, who started the production of glass containers. Today, our group counts, among its various activi-ties, three glass plants, two in Germany and one in South Africa (Nampak Wiegand Glass), for a total of 21 production lines and an output of more than 4.2 million bottles per day. We supply a wide range of products for sectors such as wine, champagne, spirits, beer, soft drinks and food. In the Steinbach glass plant, we perform an average of three to four job-changes per day. What is the link between your company and MSC & SGCC? All our inspection equipment is provided by MSC & SGCC. We started t...


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Year: 2010 number: 5
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