Glass industry features

Heye’s Smart Plant

Mark Ziegler* describes Heye International’s vision for a Smart Plant of the future, and the technology it has available today that will help glass plants to implement the principles of Industry 4.0.

 

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The EU glass industry in 2014-15

The Glass Alliance has published its overview of EU glass industry activity for 2014-2015, taking into account production levels, import and export trade, and employment figures.

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Solving problems for 40 years

Adam Neupert* highlights a selection of case studies where Quantum has worked with glassmakers to solve a variety of forming problems in the glass production process.

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Ceramic filters for glass furnace off-gas treatment

From the May 2015 hard-copy issue, Clear Edge Filtration discuss filtration using low density ceramic filter elements is now a well-established technique for air pollution control and product recovery. Dr. Purv J. Purohit*, Dr. Ian Chisem** and Prof. Richard Lydon*** discuss a technology in…

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