MAY/JUNE GLASS WORLDWIDE IS OUT NOW!

Featuring 30 articles from 11 different countries including a series of exclusive interviews with figureheads at industry giants from the hollow, flat and speciality glass sectors, the May/June issue of Glass Worldwide has been mailed globally.

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With truly global coverage of the latest market analysis, expert views, technological innovations and industry events, May/June highlights include:

ON THE SPOT:

On the Spot… Martin Petersson, CEO of Ardagh Group - Glass Europe, exclusively 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.

FOCUS TURKEY:

  • Market overview of Turkey’s flat glass sector.
  • Exclusive interview with Abdullah Gayret, General Manager of Turkish glass container manufacturer Gürallar Cam Ambalaj.

FOCUS JAPAN:

Country market report and exclusive interviews with:

  • Ishizuka Glass Group: Hisatsugu Ishizuka, President of the Japan Glass Bottle Association (JGBA).
  • AGC: Masahiro Takeda, Regional President for building and industrial glass.
  • Nihon Yamamura Glass: Koji Yamamura, President.
  • Saint Gobain: Francis Cholley, CEO of the group’s construction materials business in Japan and Chairman of the Glass Fiber Association of Japan.
  • Toyo Glass: Kiyoshi Kohno, President.
  • NSG Group: Tadashi Deguchi, Head of the Fine Glass Division, Technical Glass Strategic Business Unit.
  • Emhart Glass Japan: Marcel Germann, Managing Director.
  • Eurotherm: Regional managers Seetharaman Jayaraman, Donghyun Shin and Jay Agustin.
  • AGC Ceramics: Shinji Yamamura, General Manager.

FOCUS RUSSIA:

Flat and hollow glass market reports.

FOCUS INDIA:

Latest investment initiatives from the flat, hollow and speciality glass sectors.

FOCUS CHINA:

Glass packaging industry trends for China’s beer sector.

OPINION:

Eurotherm’s René Meuleman welcomes the shift in mindset towards a carbon-free future and examines the challenges and opportunities.

TECHNOLOGY:

A diverse series of technical articles covering digitisation, forming, inspection, melting, quality control and ware handling.

SUPPLIER FOCUSES:

Spotlights on the latest activities of OCMI and Sheppee International.

SPOTLIGHT > SOCIETY OF GLASS TECHNOLOGY:

In the face of the international Coronavirus pandemic, Stuart Hakes outlines some of the activities planned by the SGT during 2020.

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