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Business success for Estonian container glass specialist

Business success for Estonian container glass specialist

Business success for Estonian container glass specialist

Following a €25 million upgrade in 2015, the O-I glass container plant in Järvakandi, Estonia has specialised in the production of bottles for premium spirits brands. Kaido Turro, Plant Manager, discussed the plant’s current performance and priorities with John Wallis. The full version of this article appears in the September/October issue *.

Influencing the future of furnace innovation

Influencing the future of furnace innovation

Influencing the future of furnace innovation

As Senior Research Manager at Johns Manville, Aaron Huber is responsible for designing glass furnaces and developing innovative technologies associated with the glass fibre manufacturing process. Dr Huber spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about his career history and present-day responsibilities, as well as his role as a GMIC board member and Chairman of the ICG’s TC21 technical committee. The full version of this article appears in the September/October issue *.

Electrons or atoms?

Electrons or atoms?

Electrons or atoms?

René Meuleman and Lois Holman discuss the options and challenges involved in reducing the glass industry’s carbon footprint. Is hydrogen or electrical power the answer to creating a green glass industry? The full version of this article appears in the July/Aug issue *.

34th Hotbels glass industry seminar

34th Hotbels glass industry seminar

34th Hotbels glass industry seminar

The 34th Hotbels glass industry seminar was held in Lexington, KY, USA on 23-24 April and featured a number of informative and well-received presentations by glass industry suppliers and glassmakers. Brian Naveken of Toledo Engineering Co Inc was selected as recipient of the 2019 Hotbels BTU Award. The full version of this article appears in the July/Aug issue *.

Fully automatic optical quality assurance for maximum precision

Fully automatic optical quality assurance for maximum precision

According to Bertrand Mercier, an even more comprehensive quality inspection is now available in float glass production, including coating inspection, detection of low-contrast optical lines and improved core size accuracy. The inspection possibilities are the latest additions to a proven range, further boosting the effectiveness of fully automatic optical quality assurance, while numerous system enhancements are also available for existing systems. The full version of this article appears in the July/Aug issue *.

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