Glass. All in one.

MELTING

BDF industries Melting product line includes the complete glass melting and conditioning technologies for design and supply of furnaces, working end & forehearths. The range of products includes also the relevant equipment like oil and gas burners and firing system, air and exhaust reverse valve, batch chargers, forehearth glass mixers etc.

BDF Industries furnaces are engineered by high level of customization with focus on energy efficiency and the attention to the environmental impacts.

Long time experience skilled people work together in synergic team with young generation technician in order to offer a wide range in design, manufacture and supply of different furnaces types for production of containers, tableware, lighting ware and technical glassware.

FORMING

BDF Industries glass container forming product line is the historical core business. BDF Industries is able to provide a wide range of machineries with a high level of production flexibility to meet the customers’ requirements.

With more than 65 years’ experience in glass forming field, BDF Industries can offer the complete range of IS machine including gob forming and delivery, ware handling, container and variable equipment. The glass forming machineries are fully designed and assembled in house by BDF Industries in Italy, which has relevant knowledge of production process of the most important glass manufacturers in the world (e.g. strong credentials for forming business in O-I, Saverglass, Sisecam, Vetropack, Vitro…)

Our R&D office is focused to find the best solutions applied into IS machines in order to match lower production costs for our Customers thanks to higher reliability and maintainability of our product. We continue to work towards research and innovations that will deliver genuine advantages in productivity and efficiency for our customers glass factories located in different area around the world.

AUTOMATION

The automation team involved in the Glass Industries focuseds its activity in the engineering process and software, during reconditioning and retrofitting of all part of Glass Factory including: plant designing, installation and start-up, network configuration, control, staff training, customer service and remote assistance.

The experienced, qualified, passionate and customer-focused staff is there to add value for customers, partners and suppliers. As part of its own philosophy, the team believes and operates in the sustainable development: the application of its carefully designed and implemented systems greatly save energy and relevant impact on the environment, thus improving the quality of life and the safety of the operators in the field as well as adding economic and social value to the community.

A fundamental key of success in the automatic control is the interlink with melting and forming teams which makes the final product completely fit with the Glass Factory requirements.

ENERGY

The large BDF Industries experience in the glass industry and automation makes us the more qualified counterpart when it comes to improve, re-qualify or reinvent a glass production plant.

To master the challenges of global competition, our customers must minimize costs, continually increase the productivity of their systems and meet ever-stricter environmental regulations. Our innovative and ecofriendly solutions help to conserve natural resources, improve energy and capital utilization and optimize processes. For our customers, this means lower raw materials consumption, fewer emissions, greater energy efficiency, lower costs and increased output.

The experience into demanding  environment as the glass industry is our key point to succeed around you. We can all make a difference. By applying different type of technologies, BDF Industries is able to supply a full package of energy recovering and/or renewable energy systems. Resources from waste: heat recovery system of waste gases to produce electric energy via ORC turbine or steam turbine. Waste gases treatment: dust filtration and waste gases chemical compounds abatement techniques.

These are some package solution examples of what BDF Industries can offer, develop, deliver and install.