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Verallia’s commitment to corporate social responsibility

Verallia’s commitment to corporate social responsibility

Verallia’s commitment to corporate social responsibility

International glass container producer Verallia recently strengthened its environmental strategy and partnered with PUR Projet in a carbon offset programme to plant more than 500,000 trees in Latin America. The following report identifies the key aspects of this programme and how it fits within Verallia’s broader corporate social responsibility strategy. The full version of this article appears in the September/October issue *.

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 *.

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