Glass industry news

7th International Congress on Ceramics (ICC 7)

Published: December 14, 2017 by Greg Morris

Abstracts are welcome for the ‘Frontiers in Glass Technology’ symposium held within the 7th International Congress on Ceramics.

The conference takes place in Foz de Iguaçū, Brazil, between June 17-21 2018.

All submissions and accepted talks should address innovative and relevant products…

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O-I launches first global glass design book

Published: December 14, 2017 by Greg Morris

Owens-Illinois (O-I) has launched a Global Design Book to provide inspiration for brand owners and design agencies looking for fresh ideas in glass for their foods and beverages.

O-I has drawn together more than 100 glass designs from around the world and the collection illustrates the…

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Verallia names glass design awards winners

Published: December 13, 2017 by Greg Morris

Verallia has named the winner of the grand finale of its design competition, Verallia Design Awards.

Aura Ramos, Deniz Dönmez and Rohit Sahas Rabudhe, three students from the Italian edition of the constest, were selected for their project DeFiasco, a bottle for the wine market.

In 2017,…

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Society of Glass Technology honours Fellows at annual dinner

Published: December 12, 2017 by Greg Morris

Society of Glass Technology (SGT) President, Bill Brookes, set an optimistic tone at its annual Christmas dinner dance, writes Sally Roberts.

The event, organised by the Yorkshire section of the SGT, was the 83rd of its kind and was well attended by UK glass manufacturers, suppliers and…

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Limited spaces available at Bangkok Industry 4.0 in glass conference

Published: December 11, 2017 by Greg Morris

A free to attend conference about Industry 4.0 in glassmaking is proving to be popular with visitors.

The Future Glass Forum is dedicated to digital glassmaking and features 13 speakers over two days. The conference is free to attend but, such has been the interest in the event, delegates…

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Heye inspection solutions for smart glass plants

Published: December 11, 2017 by Greg Morris

Self-learning systems are one of the cornerstones of Industry 4.0.

Heye International's Ranger 2 camera check detection is a market solution. Heye’s product strategy, integrating latest camera solutions, remains unchanged.

Ranger 2’s Intelligent Cloud Masking System creates an individual…

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