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Making a splash on the market, EMHART’s Smart Filter maximizes inspection performance in its offer of sidewall setup automation, using both static and production learning functions as it establishes optimal greyscale thresholds to fully inspect containers at the very highest levels of sensitivity.


Upon installing its new FlexRobot onto two of Vidroporto’s forming lines, Swiss glass manufacturing automation leader BUCHER EMHART GLASS continues with the Brazilian glassmaker to drive performance to the next level after an immediate uptick in both product quality and pack-to-melt ratio.


Bucher Emhart Glass, the leading provider of equipment for the glass container industry, has introduced a new Roller Bearing Neckring mechanism that offers glass container producers better efficiency, service life, and performance and reduce finish defects. 


Twenty years ago, detecting bird swings anywhere on a glass container was considered difficult. No system on the market could find all of the defects reliably. Glassmakers lived with this and managed the risks knowing that the automated inspection equipment installed on their lines could not get all of the defects. Today, if a machine cannot find all bird swings, it’s out.


In the first article of this series, published in issue 4/2021 of Glass Mchinery Plants & Accessories, Niki Estner, Software Development Manager
at Bucher Emhart Glass, described how Emhart Glass Vision started using artificial intelligence (AI) for visual glass inspection in 2017. Since its original introduction, several additional AI based inspection solutions have been added to the already powerful inspection portfolio. 

Press releases

With the continuing uncertainty of the global pandemic, ensuring the safety of customers and employees is the number one priority for Bucher Emhart Glass. It is for this reason that Bucher Emhart Glass made the decision not to participate in glasstec 2021. 


The continuously difficult global situation requires companies to think very differently and act very flexibly about how to do their business. The continuous focus on the health and safety for our customers and employees requires a few forward thinking strategic decisions.


Bucher Emhart Glass acquires Symplex Vision Systems (Symplex) based in Munich, Germany. The company will be integrated into Bucher Emhart Glass while assembly and engineering remain in Munich.


The Austrian RATH Group, an internationally active company that has stood for high-quality refractory solutions for more than 125 years, has taken over the production facility for refractory materials for the container glass industry, including plants in Owensville (USA).


Novaxion and Bucher Emhart Glass signed a partnership agreement on the newly developed FlexRobot integrated into the Machine Blank Panel and connected smartly into the FlexIS Control System. The hanging FlexRobot is available as an option for the Bucher Emhart Glass forming machines, and exclusively from Bucher Emhart Glass.