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EXCLUSIVE VIDRALA INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE VIDRALA INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE VIDRALA INTERVIEW

When it bought UK-based Encirc in January 2015, leading Spanish glass packaging producer Vidrala acquired a business with a record of conscious sustainability. Now with a strong collective strategy across the entire group throughout Europe, Vidrala is focused on reducing environmental impact and determining the fuel of the future. Fiacre O’Donnell, Director of Sustainability (pictured) spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about how the firm plans to achieve its targets. The full version of this article appears in the January/February issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

EXCLUSIVE AUTOMOTIVE GLASS MARKET REPORT

EXCLUSIVE AUTOMOTIVE GLASS MARKET REPORT

EXCLUSIVE AUTOMOTIVE GLASS MARKET REPORT

Pedalling an import replacement campaign in the automotive components sector has continued to be an aim for the Russian government, despite the hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Vladislav Vorotnikov explains how these efforts are expected to expunge automotive glass imports from the Russian domestic market in the foreseeable future. The full version of this article appears in the January/February issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

EXCLUSIVE O-I INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE O-I INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE O-I INTERVIEW

The world’s leading glass container manufacturer, O-I Glass has a huge task implementing a cohesive sustainability agenda across 72 plants in 20 countries, with joint ventures in China, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, the USA and Vietnam. Randolph (Randy) Burns, O-I’s Chief Sustainability and Corporate Affairs Officer spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about this challenge and how the company intends to become the most sustainable producer of the most sustainable rigid package. The full version of this article appears in the January/February issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

EXCLUSIVE ARGLASS INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE ARGLASS INTERVIEW

The USA’s first greenfield glass packaging plant in over a generation, Arglass Yamamura started operations in December 2020 in southern Georgia, with the ambitious goal of revolutionising the North American glass container industry. José Arozamena, Chairman and CEO, exclusively updated Glass Worldwide on proceedings, including employing state-of-the-art technology to deliver customer requirements for flexibility, efficiency and customisation. The full version of this article appears in the January/February issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

Refining the ride for float glass transportation

Refining the ride for float glass transportation

Refining the ride for float glass transportation

The latest conveyor technology from Grenzebach aims to increase the productivity of float glass plants. Peter Seidl explains how the company’s specially developed drive train and collaboration app will keep glass moving smoothly and efficiently. The full version of this article appears in the January/February issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

EXCLUSIVE ORORA INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE ORORA INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE ORORA INTERVIEW

Orora Glass has invested $200 million in its glass packaging facility in Gawler, Australia over the past five years. In an exclusive Glass Worldwide interview, Greg Savage, General Manager, details recent investment initiatives undertaken despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, including a furnace rebuild and the construction of an on-site, fully automated warehouse. The full version of this article appears in the January/February issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

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