On the Spot... Supasin Leelarit
Diversifying from its extensive capabilities in glass container production, Bangkok Glass Public Co Ltd commissioned a float glass manufacturing facility in the Kabin Buri District of Prachin Buri Province in 2017. Supasin Leelarit, Managing Director of BG Float Glass Co. Ltd, explains exclusively to Glass Worldwide the reasons for recently allocating a budget of Bt4 billion-Bt5 billion for investments over the next three to five years and how float and glass processing activities are complementing the glass container business. . The full version of this article appears in the July/Aug issue *.
Developing opportunities for glass packaging from a position of strength
Rajesh Khosla took over as President and Chief Executive Officer at AGI glaspac in May 2018, having previously worked extensively in the international steel and associated industries. Just over a year after his appointment, Mr Khosla spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about AGI glaspac and the business growth opportunities that exist for one of the region’s leading glass packaging manufacturers. The full version of this article appears in the July/Aug issue *.
European quality, made in China
The SGD Pharma Zhanjiang plant in China produces 1.2 million type II and III flint moulded glass vials every day for both pharma and beauty markets. Last year, the company invested €7 million to improve production automation, including a furnace rebuild, to make the plant a production centre of excellence, as Frédéric Barbier, General Manager for SGD Pharma Asia Pacific explained in an exclusive interview with Glass Worldwide. The full version of this article appears in the May/June issue *.