Revolutionizing Glass Production: O-I’s MAGMA Technology Facility in Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY, USA – O-I is proud to announce the progress of its groundbreaking project in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The first all-new MAGMA technology facility is taking shape, and we’ve reached a significant milestone in the construction process: the first steel columns for the hot end building have been raised.
On April 14, 2023, O-I Glass initiated this remarkable journey by breaking ground for a state-of-the-art greenfield glass plant in Bowling Green. This venture embodies our commitment to innovation and sustainability.
MAGMA Technology: A Glass Production Revolution
At the heart of this ambitious project lies MAGMA (Modular Advanced Glass Manufacturing Asset) technology. MAGMA represents a revolutionary, flexible, and modular glass production system. It will not only redefine industry standards but also empower us to embrace renewable energy sources, incorporate more recycled content, and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and waste.
O-I’s investment in this cutting-edge facility is a testament to our dedication to sustainable glass production and a cleaner, greener future.
Stay tuned for more updates on this groundbreaking development as they continue to shape the future of glass manufacturing in Bowling Green.
Source: O-I with additional information added by Apazone