Grenzebach celebrates Automationfest
On 14 September 17 vendors presented the latest developments in industrial production at Grenzebach Corporation’s Automationfest in Newnan, Georgia, USA. Around 150 guests took advantage of the opportunity to engage in personal exchanges and receive first-hand information.
Workshops, product demonstrations and presentations around topics covering future technologies (such as digitalisation of float glass lines and sustainable technologies for the cold and hot end), automation and robotics guided the day.
“Last year we were unable to participate in any tradeshow due to the pandemic. But today, we are even more pleased to look at the future of the glass industry and other markets with our customers and partners together and in person,” said John Fluker, CEO of Grenzebach Corporation in Newnan.
Dr. Steven Althaus, CEO of the Grenzebach Group, was also present: “The Automationfest was and is a meeting place for the production of tomorrow,” he commented. “I feel and experience this spirit and desire to drive innovations forward.”
For the first time, Automationfest was held in Grenzebach Corporation’s remodelled building.
In 2020, the Newnan office space underwent comprehensive energy renovations to insulate facades and install more efficient heating, air conditioning and sprinkler systems. “By redesigning our site in Newnan, we are supporting the group-wide goal of conserving resources and reducing emissions permanently,” explained Mr Fluker.
Compared to the same period last year, the renovation measures have already resulted in savings of over 20% in electricity and water consumption.
Image: Grenzebach and Millennium colleagues were pleased to meet their US customers and partners (Photo: Katie Cooper/ Grenzebach).
Check out Grenzebach’s entry in the Virtual Marketplace: https://www.glassworldwide.co.uk/virtual-marketplace