Sample Articles

Developing customised ware handling solutions

Developing customised ware handling solutions

An Indonesian glass container manufacturer was facing challenges in reaching high production efficiencies due to improper ware handling. Wesley Weaver describes how specific issues in the hot ware handling process were identified and solutions to help the glassmaker exceed its efficiency goals were provided. The full version of this article appears in the May/June issue that has been mailed globally and is also available now free of charge in the digital archive*.

Will Japan’s hydrogen strategy help carbon neutrality goals?

Will Japan’s hydrogen strategy help carbon neutrality goals?

Japan is aiming to become a hydrogen-based society but will it be able to deliver the quantities of hydrogen required by glass manufacturers at an acceptable CO2 emission and price level? René Meuleman discuses some of the considerations to be made regarding hydrogen combustion processes and why all-electric melting technology and control solutions provided by Eurotherm by the Schneider Electric glass expert team could be a more efficient option. The full version of this article appears in the Focus Japan feature in the May/June issue that has been mailed globally and is also available now free of charge in the digital archive*.

Exclusive AGC interview: Masahiro Takeda

Exclusive AGC interview: Masahiro Takeda

Exclusive AGC interview: Masahiro Takeda

Masahiro Takeda is AGC Inc’s Regional President for building and industrial glass throughout the Asia Pacific region. As well as highlighting his background and current responsibilities within the organisation, Mr Takeda confirms AGC’s capabilities and priorities in Japan. The full version of this article appears in the May/June issue that has been mailed globally and is also available now free of charge in the digital archive*.

Exclusive Ardagh/FEVE interview: Martin Petersson

Exclusive Ardagh/FEVE interview: Martin Petersson

Exclusive Ardagh/FEVE interview: Martin Petersson

Martin Petersson, CEO of Ardagh Group - Glass Europe, discusses the ‘Furnace of the Future’, a project co-ordinated by Europe’s leading glass container producers to develop the world’s first large-scale, hybrid oxy-fuel furnace to run on 80% renewable electricity. According to FEVE, the European Container Glass Federation, the ‘Furnace of the Future’ is a fundamental milestone in the industry’s decarbonisation journey towards climate neutral glass packaging, replacing current fossil fuel energy sources and cutting CO2 emissions by 50%. The full version of this article appears in the May/June issue that has been mailed globally and is also available now free of charge in the digital archive*.

Exclusive Borosil interview: Shreevar Kheruka

Exclusive Borosil interview: Shreevar Kheruka

Exclusive Borosil interview: Shreevar Kheruka

A hot topic of conversation at last October’s glasspex INDIA 2019 exhibition in Mumbai involved the positive performance of Borosil Glassworks and the diversified company’s latest pro-active investments. Shreevar Kheruka, Managing Director, exclusively explained his influential role in the family-owned glassmaking organisation’s return to success to Glass Worldwide, preferred international AIGMF journal. The full version of this article appears in the March/April issue*

Exclusive AGI glaspac interview: Rajesh K Khosla

Exclusive AGI glaspac interview: Rajesh K Khosla

Exclusive AGI glaspac interview: Rajesh K Khosla

Announcing plans to enhance production capacity by 100% during the next phases of an ambitious investment programme, Rajesh Khosla (pictured), President and CEO of AGI glaspac, spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about the company’s growth, current market trends and the performance of glass versus competitive packaging in India. The full version of this article appears in the March/April issue*.

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