Following a €25 million upgrade in 2015, the O-I glass container plant in Järvakandi, Estonia has specialised in the production of bottles for premium spirits brands. Kaido Turro, Plant Manager, discussed the plant’s current performance and priorities with John Wallis. The full version of this article appears in the September/October issue *.
As Senior Research Manager at Johns Manville, Aaron Huber is responsible for designing glass furnaces and developing innovative technologies associated with the glass fibre manufacturing process. Dr Huber spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about his career history and present-day responsibilities, as well as his role as a GMIC board member and Chairman of the ICG’s TC21 technical committee. The full version of this article appears in the September/October issue *.
International glass container producer Verallia recently strengthened its environmental strategy and partnered with PUR Projet in a carbon offset programme to plant more than 500,000 trees in Latin America. The following report identifies the key aspects of this programme and how it fits within Verallia’s broader corporate social responsibility strategy. The full version of this article appears in the September/October issue *.