Glass International Issue
December/January 2012

December/January 2012

The first issue of 2012 includes a review of Glassman Turkey's successful debut, which capitalised on the country's burgeoning glass industry. A supplier profile looks at the activities of Iris Inspection Machines from the perspective of Chief Executive Officer, Jean-Luc Logel, while a regional report provides an update on the Czech Republic's famous glass industry, which appears to be on the road to recovery from the global recession.

Other features of this issue focus on developments in decoration, as well as different aspects of glass processing told by various specialists in the sector.

Regulars

Editor's comment

International news

Technical topics

Glassman Turkey review

Glassman Turkey makes successful debut in Istanbul

Supplier profile - Iris

The evolution of glass inspection machines

Czech industry update

Czech glass industry is on the road to recovery

Decoration

Spray resins transform glass decoration - Creative Resins

Direct printing on glass offers a new solution - Eelco Venema, Rosario C2C

Laser marking on beverage glasses - Laser Lines

Decorative glass specialist employs multiple techniques - Lubomir Sedlak

Solar glass production

Solar energy sector falls on hard times - Solarpeq

Glass processing

Synthetic coolants enhance glass grinding process - Dr Michael Emonds, Aachener Chemische Werke

Cutting facility favours waterjet technology - Jet Edge

Safety first with UV light - Paul Jackson, UV Light Technology Limited

Automatic glass feeder reduces downtime - Ashton Industrial

Float glass plant invests in cutting table upgrade - Bystronic Glass

Sandblasting unit reduces scratch risk - Bohle

Saving energy along the glass processing line - Grenzebach

Quick and flexible structuring of glass surfaces - Laser Zentrum Hannover

Events world

Glassmaker's diary