Zippe: modern greenfield glass factory for Vetropack

The installation work will begin early in the year 2022 - initial production at the new plant in Boffalora sopra Ticino, Italy, is planned for 2023

Zippe is planning to build a new modern glass factory for Vetropack Group, which will replace the existing plant in Trezzano sul Naviglio, Italy, in 2023. Vetropack Group is one of the leading producers of packaging glass for the beverage and food industry in Europe.

Zippe’s batch plant is designed for the supply of two melting furnaces. The raw material weighing will be realized by seven scales. As mixing technology, three high duty pan mixers will be used. The cullet will be added after mixing procedure by means of nine dosing belt scales.

Furthermore, two cullet return systems are planned for the scope of supply. They will be equipped with Zippe’s proven scraping and crushing technology.

The project is intended to be conducted on a turnkey basis. The scope of supply will comprise the steel and silo construction, equipment and the control system. Zippe will also be responsible for the local services, such as installation, piping, cabling and commissioning, as well as training of the customer’s personnel.

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