Welcome to the April issue of Glass International. The issue kicks off with two big interviews. The first is with Slovenian tableware manufacturer Steklarna Hrastnik which has recently installed a new G furnace. Its General Manager Andrej Bozic explains how the company has reaped the benefits.
Next, the International Commission on Glass (ICG) President Prof Peng Shou outlines his vision for the glass industry and explains his plans for the ICG.
Michael J Ojovan discusses the use of glass as a nuclear energy storage unit, while Mr C V Chalam describes the journey undertaken by the Indian glass industry in the past 60 years. This month's technical feature is about Quality Control, with articles from Heye International and Tiama, among others.
All this plus plenty of other articles as well as the usual round up of news and views.
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The latest issue of Glass International includes an interview with O-I’s European President Erik Bouts.
Speaking on the first-year anniversary of his appointment as European President, Mr Bouts discusses the company’s latest plans for its European operation.
Ahead of the China Glass event next month, the issue also contains an in-depth focus of the Chinese glass container industry and a Q&A with the China National Association for Glass Industry.
In the Recycling feature, global beverage manufacturer Carlsberg talks about its Circular Community, while Zero Waste Scotland discusses some recent good news for the Scottish glass recycling industry.
The issue also contains a profile on the International Commission on Glass (ICG) while technical features are supplied by Rio Tinto Minerals, Dr Schenk and Lattimer, among plenty of others.
Cover image: Teco Group
Welcome to the February 2014 issue of Glass International. It is a bumper issue which will be distributed at the forthcoming Glassman South America event to be held in Sao Paulo between March 12 and 13.
The issue contains profiles of major Brazilian glass manufacturers including Nadir Figueiredo and SGD Brasil. It also contains a profile on Glassman South America exhibitor Bucher Emhart Glass as well as the Glassman catalogue of exhibitors.
Glass International’s Seema Gahlaut provides an overview of the Middle East glass industry while the technical section includes articles on Refractories, Pharmaceutical Glass and Coatings.
All this plus contributions from our regular contributors John Henderson and British Glass as well as the usual round up of industry news.
Front cover image courtesy of Pennine Industrial