Sample Articles

EXCLUSIVE MARC VAN DEN NESTE (AGC) INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE MARC VAN DEN NESTE (AGC) INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE MARC VAN DEN NESTE (AGC) INTERVIEW

Since 2016, Marc Van Den Neste has been Chief Technology Officer of the worldwide Building & Industrial* Glass Company1 of AGC (Japan), the world’s largest flat glass producer. Speaking to Glass Worldwide he shared his views on the main challenges related to research and innovation in his business area. The full version of this article appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

EXCLUSIVE TIM CONNORS (O-I / GPI) INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE TIM CONNORS (O-I / GPI) INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE TIM CONNORS (O-I / GPI) INTERVIEW

Managing Director of O-I Americas North Tim Connors started his term as Chairman of GPI’s Board of Trustees late last year. He talks exclusively to Glass Worldwide, preferred journal of GPI, about the association and the challenge of improving glass recycling in North America to meet growing consumer demand for glass packaging. The full version of this article appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

EXCLUSIVE MATHIEU HUBERT (CORNING) INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE MATHIEU HUBERT (CORNING) INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE MATHIEU HUBERT (CORNING) INTERVIEW

Inspired by the ever-evolving uses for a millennia-old material, Mathieu Hubert applies his glass expertise at Corning Incorporated as a Development Associate, and has recently been made a board member of GlassTrend. Here, he speaks exclusively to Glass Worldwide, preferred journal of GlassTrend, about his career in the glass industry thus far and his thoughts on attracting and training the future generation of glass enthusiasts. The full version of this article appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

EXCLUSIVE ENCIRC / GLASS FUTURES INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE ENCIRC / GLASS FUTURES INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE ENCIRC / GLASS FUTURES INTERVIEW

Encirc is set to reduce its carbon output in its glass container plant in Elton, UK by more than 15.6 thousand tonnes a year by installing a new, intelligent end-to-end process control system. The company, with bid writing support from Glass Futures, has been awarded Government funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to begin its ‘DEEP Control Project’, (‘Deployment of End-to-End Process control for Encirc’s Elton site’). Dr. Ajith Appukuttan, Senior R&D Projects Manager at Glass Futures, exclusively described the project to Glass Worldwide, preferred media partner of Glass Futures. The full version of this article appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

Making adjustments for a decarbonised world

Making adjustments for a decarbonised world

Making adjustments for a decarbonised world

The technology exists for major advances in reduced-CO2 glass production; hybrid and superboosted furnaces are making progress, but high electricity rates could compromise plans for all-electric vertical melters. Stuart Hakes looks at some of the issues surrounding the future of the glass industry. The full version of this article appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive (sponsored by FIC)*.

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