Stoelzle Glass Group Global expansion of decoration services 23.02.2023 Stoelzle Glass Group expands decoration services globally Stoelzle Glass Group announces the installation of a new screen-printing machine at its production site in Monaca, Pennsylvania. Decoration is part of Stoelze Glass Group’s One-Stop Shop approach. Stoelzle Częstochowa adds a brand-new printing line, with 100% more speed and a 20% more efficient new lehr. Monaca, Pennsylvania Stoelzle Glass Group proudly announces the opening of a decoration facility at Stoelzle Glass USA. The site offers screen-printing to customers in the USA. “We are thrilled to add more services and contribute to the expansion of our US facilities with this new decoration site in Monaca,” said Dr. August Grupp, Head of Business Unit Spirits. “The Monaca plant continues to see success for Stoelzle Glass Group. North America represents one of the most important markets for the liquor and spirits industry globally, and now we will have more to offer new and existing customers.” The installation of the CNC machine enables printing in larger quantities, in addition to screen-printing. Decoration options will include ceramic colors, precious metals, organic and UV colors, printing around corners and in 360-degree motions, as well as more services. The machinery is equipped with a fully automatic control camera system and will allow for annual capacity of up to 20 million bottles. Decoration expansion in Poland Stoelzle Częstochowa also updated printing machines at its site in Poland. A new machine was added to the seven lines of the Kamman printing machines. In keeping up with growing customer demand, the brand-new printing line offers four sections, a 20% more efficient new lehr, and increased capacity from 12,500 pieces per shift to more than 25,000 pieces. “Thanks to new innovations, automation and the commitment of our employees, we are able to generate twice the amount of products in comparison to the previous line” said Artur Woloszyn, CEO of Stoelzle Częstochowa. With the addition to the Monaca, Pennsylvania plant, Stoelzle Glass Group serves international customers in four business unit categories of pharmaceuticals, perfumery & cosmetics, spirits, and consumer goods. The opening of the seventh glass plant in the US served as the first venture outside of Europe. This is the fourth decoration facility for Stoelzle Glass Group.