News & Articles

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. 


How do you ensure support, instruction and a timely start of operations when you are not allowed on the customer’s premises? This was the challenge the Mexican project team of Bucher Emhart and our customer Fevisa faced in the spring of 2020.


Artificial intelligence’, ‘Deep learning’ and ‘Neural networks’ are just some of the expressions we are learning about day by day, and which will soon be taking us all to the next level as we learn how to harness the power and apply it into new inspection technologies. 

Press releases

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.


Bucher Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, has announced four feature enhancements to its inspection technology that improve the inspection capabilities for containers with push-ups, heel mold codes, multiple finish types and container bottoms with heavy embossing’s.


Emhart Glass took over the laser marking business for hot glass containers from Qualimarq, the pioneer and leading manufacturer with over 100 installations worldwide. Herewith, Bucher Emhart Glass will offer the most advanced hot end laser marking system under the product name “ID Mark”.