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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)*.

Forecasting a climate of change in glass melting

Forecasting a climate of change in glass melting

Forecasting a climate of change in glass melting

What will the furnace of the future look like? Hartmut Hegeler from SORG weighs up the benefits and limitations of a number of alternative energy sources and sustainable methods for melting glass. 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*.

To turn the corner, we must indicate a direction

To turn the corner, we must indicate a direction

To turn the corner, we must indicate a direction

Time is ticking down for the switch to glass manufacturing without fossil fuels. René Meuleman examines the challenges and consequences for the glass industry, and those who will be running it in the future. 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*.

Hardware, software and people-ware

Hardware, software and people-ware

Hardware, software and people-ware

The Italian operation of Eurotherm by Schneider Electric supplies specialised power and control technologies to glass manufacturers from a range of business sectors. Giorgio Morando, Sales Specialist, Power Solutions discusses Eurotherm Italy’s approach to offering personalised solutions and partnerships in an increasingly global and digital arena. 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*.

82nd Conference on Glass Problems

82nd Conference on Glass Problems

82nd Conference on Glass Problems

Robert Weisenburger Lipetz previews this year’s Conference on Glass Problems for Glass Worldwide, exclusive official journal. The event will combine an extensive technical programme with short courses, a symposium and an exhibition. The full version of this article (including exhibitor listings) appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

Tracking glass container imports

Tracking glass container imports

Tracking glass container imports

Scott DeFife presents the GPI’s position on tariff implementation on glass containers imported from China, following the news that American companies and stakeholders may be able to request tariff exemptions that were previously denied under the Trump Administration. 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*.

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