AFGM Articles 2018

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42nd Asean Glass Conference
Glass Worldwide Issue 78
24-27 September 2018, Sheraton Mustika Yogyakarta - Indonesia
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Energy efficiency and furnace security
Glass Worldwide Issue 78
According to Ken Watanabe, the ‘Eco-Lead Furnace’ is a compilation of glass engineering technologies developed over 40 years by AGC. It has been realised through two major technology developments, involving high energy efficiency and reliable operational support.
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ASEAN Federation of Glass Manufacturers
Glass Worldwide Issue 78
The ASEAN Federation of Glass Manufacturers (AFGM) is now in its 41st year as a regional industry association, composed of glass manufacturers in South East Asia. With Glass Worldwide as its official journal, the following contribution traces the organisation’s proud history.
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Continued challenges for Indonesian glassmakers
Glass Worldwide Issue 78
Having reported on the Indonesian tableware sector in issue 72 of Glass Worldwide (July/August 2017)*, independent correspondent Sunder Singh presents an overview of other areas of the country’s hollow sector, as well as the flat glass market and an assessment of major industry developments in the past three years.
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Building a glassware brand for global markets
Glass Worldwide Issue 78
Chief Executive Officer, Wilfred Hanafi describes FNG as a brand with a purpose. The specialist Indonesian glass tableware producer’s continued goal is to be a regional leader by delivering top quality glass product solutions at agreed delivery times and prices.
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AGC subsidiary enhances production options in Indonesia
Glass Worldwide Issue 78
Takeo Takei, President Director of PT Asahimas Flat Glass Tbk since 2016, describes the company’s position as a float glass industry pioneer in Indonesia for over 45 years and discusses the company’s future prospects.
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On the Spot... Harris Hendraka
Glass Worldwide Issue 78
Ahead of the 42nd ASEAN Glass Conference to be staged on 24-27 September 2018 in Indonesia, Organising Committee Chairman Harris Hendraka spoke to Glass Worldwide, official journal of the AFGM.
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Safety solutions for the glass manufacturing process
Glass Worldwide Issue 77
Markus Kick summarises the safety solutions available from Horn Glass Industries for the glass manufacturing process in the digital era.
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Glass container production in the digital era
Glass Worldwide Issue 75
Ulas Topal discusses how glass manufacturing/ processing challenges are being faced in the digital era.
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On the way to the ‘smart factory’
Glass Worldwide Issue 76
Benoit Burin des Roziers discusses Tiama’s approach to the ‘smart factory’ and the company’s latest innovations to reach this goal in glass container production.
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Advanced forehearth heating system
Glass Worldwide Issue 76
Stephen Sherlock discusses the development and trials of an innovative combustion system that uses fewer burners, distributes the heat better and more efficiently and provides the opportunity for direct heat recovery, which cannot be achieved using pre-mix systems. The combustion control for this system offers the same accuracy of control as the best existing systems but with the potential for an even higher turn- down ratio, lower gas consumption improved safety and direct heat recovery.
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Wall thickness measurement for non-round bottles
Glass Worldwide Issue 76
Requirements for the production of lightweight bottles are increasing every day because lightweight bottles permit a reduction of melting energy and CO2 emissions. From the glass production perspective, however, the possibility of breakage increases if proper quality control is not performed.
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42nd ASEAN Glass Conference
Glass Worldwide Issue 76
The Indonesian Glass Manufacturers Association has announced that the 42nd ASEAN Glass Conference will take place in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 24-27 September 2018.
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