Six glass experts discuss how Industry 4.0 will effect glassmaking in the future in the February 2018 issue of Glass International.
Five leading suppliers and a glass manufacturer highlight the benefits and the disadvantages of this new concept in glassmaking.
Elsewhere, Verescence's General Manager for France, Hélène Marchand, discusses the company's recent €30 million investment at its Mers-les-Bains plant.
Digital glassmaking is currently a hot topic and Heinz-Glas recently unveiled an industry first: a flacon with a digital screen. It discusses the creative procedure behind the bottle.
Ahead of the Glassman Latin America event next month we focus on Mexico's container glass industry and some of the major companies involved in it.
Our technical features come from the likes of Bucher Emhart Glass, GPS, PSR, Novaxion and Cromogenia.
Glass for Europe recently undertook a huge increase of its structure and its Secretary General, Bertrand Cazes, discusses the changes at the association.
All this plus our usual history page from Prof John Parker as well as the round up of industry news.
Cover image from Pennine