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Glassworks Hounsell 50% turnover increase indicates big year

Halesowen based Glassworks Hounsell is celebrating its 125th anniversary by announcing an impressive turnover increase of more than 50% from…

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West Midlands manufacturer Glassworks Hounsell wins large R&D Tax claim

A Wolverhampton based tax specialist has helped a 125 years old manufacturing company successfully reclaim tax spent on research and…

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A new CNC machine for Glassworks Hounsell!

GWH is very pleased to announce that we have purchased a new YMT146 CNC machine. We now have 7 CNC…

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Through continual investment we believe we combine traditional values and skills with modern equipment and technology. As such, Glassworks Hounsell Ltd now offers a wide range of In House Services including:

Design (AUTOCAD and 3D Modelling)




Separate Precision Engineering Division

NQA Registered for more than 15 years

IS9001 since 2000



Painting (MOD Standards)

Worldwide Shipping

Glassworks Hounsell is a privately owned company with a long history that dates back to its establishment in 1887. We as a company work in various industries world-wide including the Glass, Confectionary, Automotive and Aerospace Industries.

We are both general and precision engineers with a long and proud history reflected in our traditional values towards business and our customer relationships.

Glassworks manufactures 5 types of Batch Charger:


The STATIC Charger

The SCREW Charger

The X-Y or BOOM Charger

The PUSHER Charger

Supplied more than 950 machines


Suitable for all furnace sizes. The Glassworks SCREW charger are manufactured to customer requirements (mechanically and electrically) to the highest quality and ISO9001 Standards

First built in 1967. It is predominantly used with OXY Fuels, when sealing the furnace is a priority.

Options available:

A Continuous Hardened Screw Section (constant or Variable pitch)

180 Segmented Screws

Off Line or On line Geared Motor (with Torque Limiter)

Rails and / or Polyurethane Wheels

Water or Air Cooling for Hot End

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