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A clear view from the inside out

A clear view from the inside out

Jim Nordmeyer

Jim Nordmeyer has worked in manufacturing for more than four decades. Thirteen of those years have been with Owens-Illinois, the largest glass container manufacturer for the world’s top food and beverage brands. As Vice President of Global Sustainability, he works tirelessly to increase awareness and drive action around the immense benefits of glass packaging. But while he is seeing a higher commitment by consumers to choose sustainable packaging, clearly there is still more work to be done.

Fostering success within the global glass science ecosystem

Fostering success within the global glass science ecosystem

Corning Inc,

For the past decade, Gary Calabrese, Senior Vice President, Global Research at Corning Inc has successfully specialised in glass science innovation. The following exclusive interview identifies his background and career highlights, as well as the challenges and opportunities facing Corning as one of the world’s leading materials science innovators.

Big dreams come true in China for Guangdong Huaxing Glass

Big dreams come true in China for Guangdong Huaxing Glass

Over the past three decades, Guangdong Huaxing Glass Co Ltd has emerged as one of the world’s principal glass container producers, with 14 manufacturing sites in mainland China. The company’s founder and Chairman, Mr Li Shenhua has guided the organisation to its market leading production capacity of almost four million tons per year, with a strong emphasis placed on the adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies.

Exclusive interview: Rick Zoulek, Guardian Glass Vice President of the Americas

Guardian’s latest jumbo coater at its Carleton, Michigan glass manufacturing complex is a major milestone in a long history of oversized glass production from the company that delivers solutions to architects and fabricators around the world. Rick Zoulek, Vice President of the Americas, exclusively describes the benefits of this significant investment, as well as Guardian’s other activities in the region.

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