On 11 December 2008 the only producer of glass packaging in Slovakia, Vetropack Nemsova, a subsidiary of Vetropack Holding of Switzerland, launched a new automated line for sorting glass cullet, worth SKK 170mn (EUR 5.61mn USD 7.51mn).
The new line uses optical equipment which enables to sort glass cullet according to colour and also ables to separate it in large volumes. Until now this was done mainly manually. Vetropack Nemsova currently makes around 200 glass packaging for the beverage and food industries.
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Slovakia: Vetropack launches new glass cullet line