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Research & Development

We have developed a team of experts for every step of the design and production process.

The Technical Department is focused not only on following market trends, but also on anticipating them. The goal is keeping high quality standards and flexibility at the same time, in order to correctly handle customized and challenging projects. For BDF this is the right attitude to pursue excellence and quality.

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Persuing excellence and quality

BDF Technical Department represents one of the beating hearts of our company, that holds most of the know-how gained in these 65 years of experience in the glass sector. Thanks to our long-term presence in the market we are able to easily interact with inspection bodies and suppliers we have always been collaborating in any country of the world.

new prototypes designed internally
supervising and control system softwares developed internally
experts dedicated to R&D

Points of Strength



What could we do more? How can we expand our thinking and doing?
That’s how we constantly improve our work, in terms of product development, design features, technology and engineering, with a powerful motivation, allowing and encouraging innovative ideas, asking ourselves what new things we can do and how we can implement what has already been done.


The complete chain

BDF has experience and expertise in linking all the aspects that bring a complex machine such as the IS Machine to life, from the earliest design concepts to the finished product. This leads to the production of the majority of the components. Some of the links in the chain include constant research and development, innovative creative design and the use of cutting-edge technology.


One stop, one shop

All the know-how acquired over the years by BDF enables its customers to find turnkey services in one single supplier, thanks to all the involved departments and experts able to calculate, test, materially produce and finalize any project.

Production process — 1st stage


The Furnaces Division of BDF Industries is able to engineer hollow glass melting furnaces combining efficiency with consumption, durability and quality of glass.

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Production process — 2nd stage


The internal R&D Department is focused on finding the best solutions to be applied on IS machines which allow not only the production of perfect glass containers, but also a high performance production, reducing costs.

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