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Exclusive Sisecam interview: Professor Dr Ahmet Kirman

Exclusive Sisecam interview: Professor Dr Ahmet Kirman

Exclusive Sisecam interview: Professor Dr Ahmet Kirman

Sisecam Group Vice Chairman and CEO, Professor Dr Ahmet Kirman spoke exclusively to John Wallis about the group’s current financial performance, its latest investment initiatives across the diversified range of glass types produced and the organisation’s plans/expectations for the future. The full version of this article appears in the March/April issue*.

Lagnieu modernisation signals the way ahead for Verallia

Lagnieu modernisation signals the way ahead for Verallia

Towards the end of 2019, Verallia completed a €24 million investment at the group’s specialist glass food packaging production site in Lagnieu, located some 50km north east of Lyon. A project involving rebuilding one of two furnaces and modernising the associated production lines, this is the latest in a series of important Verallia investments in France, valued collectively at more than €200 million in the past four years. The full version of this article appears in the January/February issue *.

Flexibility focus for greenfield US glass container project

Flexibility focus for greenfield US glass container project

Following an official ground breaking ceremony in southern Georgia, USA last October, partners in the proposed Arglass Yamamura glass container project are targeting a November 2020 plant start up. Jose Arozamena, Chairman and CEO of Arglass Yamamura and Koji Yamamura, President and CEO of Japan’s Nihon Yamamura Glass share common goals for the ambitious initiative, involving flexibility, efficiency and sustainability, as John Wallis discovered. The full version of this article appears in the January/February issue *.

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