Our glasstec preview begins in the July/August issue with interviews with key glassmakers and suppliers involved in the event.
Zippe’s CEO Philipp Zippe discusses the company and his digital vision for the group since taking over as leader two years ago.
Emhart’s Vice President of Technology, Dr Matthias Kummerle talks about how innovation remains at the heart of the company, particularly in the era of smart manufacturing.
The second part of our interview with Wiegand-Glas owner, Oliver Wiegand, concludes with Mr Wiegand discussing the recent investments within the group.
Guardian Glass President, Kevin Baird, highlights how 2018 is the largest investment year in the company’s history and discusses some of its recent technology applications.
Pennine Industrial celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and its CEO and founder, Graham Hobbs, discusses the organisation’s growth in the past half century.
Technical papers are provided by Sorg, Rondot, GTS, Siemens, Sivesa and Marposs.
Our popular History column provided by Prof John Parker, Curator of the Turner Museum of Glass in Sheffield, UK, investigates the impact REACH legislation is having on glassmakers on the island of Murano, in Venice.
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