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EXCLUSIVE WIEGAND-GLAS INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE WIEGAND-GLAS INTERVIEW

Greenfield container project delivers efficiency and ecology gains

According to Oliver Wiegand, the target of commissioning a new glass container production facility in Germany in 2020 was extremely challenging in itself, let alone doing so at the height of the global Covid-19 pandemic. In recent weeks, however, this is precisely the achievement realised by Wiegand-Glas and its contractors in Schleusingen, where phase one of a greenfield project has been successfully brought on stream. Wiegand-Glas owner and Managing Director Oliver Wiegand discusses this ambitious project. The full version of this article appears in the September/October issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

EXCLUSIVE SISECAM INTERVIEW: Dr Selma Oner

EXCLUSIVE SISECAM INTERVIEW: Dr Selma Oner

With 20,000 suppliers globally, more than 10,000 of whom are active, Sisecam Group is one of the most influential buyers in the international glass industry. Dr Selma Oner, Chief Procurement Officer, discusses her team’s strategic role in the co-ordination of procurement functions, as well as the group’s development of an integrated supply chain. John Wallis reports. The full version of this article appears in the July/August issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

EXCLUSIVE VERALLIA INTERVIEW: Randolpho Agnello

EXCLUSIVE VERALLIA INTERVIEW: Randolpho Agnello

Verallia recently completed a $40 million investment at its glass packaging site in Rosario, Chile. With 22 years of glass industry experience in South America and beyond, Randolpho Agnello, General Manager of Verallia Chile, spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about the company’s activities in the region and the complete furnace reconstruction, factory upgrade and addition of a production line. The full version of this article appears in the July/August issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

Swabbing robots first in China

Swabbing robots first in China

The first Heye swabbing robots to be installed by the Chinese glass container industry are operating at the Shandong Jingyao Glass Group’s Linyi factory, as the following contribution explains. The full version of this article appears in the July/August issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

EXCLUSIVE AGC BRASIL INTERVIEW: Fabio Oliveira and Isidoro Lopes

EXCLUSIVE AGC BRASIL INTERVIEW: Fabio Oliveira and Isidoro Lopes

Since commissioning a second float glass production line in 2019, AGC Vidros do Brasil reports strong operational performance in its core float, mirror, coating and automotive glass fabrication businesses. Fabio Oliveira (President) and Isidoro Lopes (General Manager, Building and Industrial Glass for South America) highlight some of the organisation’s current activities. This article was researched and written prior to the spread of the Covid-19 pandamic and the full version appears in the July/August issue that has been mailed globally and is also available now free of charge in the digital archive*.

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