The Next Step in Hot End Inspection!

June 2018

Glasstec Exhibition

Cortex Glass will attend the Glasstec Exhibition on 23-26 October 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany.

We will show our GobWatch, ISWatch, TopWatch and new BlankWatch system.

Hope to see you at our booth, Hall 14/A04.

glasstec event

May 2018

New Office

Due to the success of the ISWatch system, Cortex Glass Infrared Systems BV announces the opening of a new R&D office at the Sint Jansstraat 2C in the heart of the City of Groningen, The Netherlands.

With the new office, Cortex Glass doubles its current R&D office space which will contribute to further development of the ISWatch, TopWatch and BlankWatch systems.

October 2017


Cortex Glass develops a new blank mould temperature measurement system, the BlankWatch. The system will be commercially available in 2018.

The BlankWatch system uses small infrared cameras mounted above each section to create thermal images of the blank moulds. No moving rail is necessary making the installation of the BlankWatch easy.

The BlankWatch provides real time information about:

  • Blank Mould Temperature
  • Neck Ring Temperature
  • Plunger Temperature
  • Parison Temperature

November 2016


In the first 11 months of 2016 Cortex Glass has installed one or more Hot End systems at:

- Heinz Glas
- O-I
- Verallia
- Ardagh
- Stölzle
- Bormioli Luigi
- Gerresheimer
- Vetropack
- Verescence

May 2016

Glasstec Exhibition

Cortex Glass will attend the Glasstec Exhibition on 20-23 September 2016, Düsseldorf, Germany. Hope to see you at our booth, Hall 14/G57.

glasstec event

February 2016

GobWatch replaces Process Control Systems with plunger sensors

Thanks to the high precision gob weight control , the reject functionality, the gob information and the low maintenance, the GobWatch system is now replacing process control systems which use plunger sensors.

11 May 2015

Glassman Europe 2015 Exhibition

Cortex Glass thanks all visitors to our booth making the exhibition a great success!

10 April 2015

Glassman Europe 2015 Exhibition

Cortex Glass will attend the Glassman Europe Exhibition on 6-7 May 2015, Cité de Congrès, Lyon, France. Hope to see you at our booth No:E05.

glassman event

9 April 2015


Cortex Glass had added a new product to it's portfolio, the TopWatch. The TopWatch system monitors the complete hot-end transport process.

23 January 2015

New Office

Cortex Glass has announced the opening of its new Sales and R&D office, based in the heart of the City of Groningen at the Sint Jansstraat. The opening of our new office in such a central location is a significant and positive expansion of our global commitment. Mark Holtkamp, CEO Cortex Glass said: "We have secured a great location from which to offer our innovative solutions and products to the World's major markets." This new development is expected to create further opportunities for Cortex Glass and its customers."

18 November 2014


The new ISWatch system which monitors the forming process is in its final development stage and will be commercially available in 2015.

13 June 2014

GobWatch Systems Sold

Cortex Glass is proud to announce it has sold the first GobWatch systems to a Global Perfume & Cosmetics Glass Manufacturer. After the excellent results of a test trial with a GobWatch system on a production line producing high quality perfume bottles, the decision was made to buy the GobWatch system and also to equip other production lines with GobWatch systems.

1 June 2014

GobWatch System Commercial Available

Cortex Glass announces the direct availability of the GobWatch system. Customers interested in the GobWatch system can contact Mr. Mark Holtkamp.