Glass International Issue
March 2008

March 2008

Features include a spotlight on Mexico, Furnace Design and an interview with Eelco Venema.

Front cover from Air Products

REGULARS

2 EDITOR’S COMMENT

3 INTERNATIONAL NEWS

7 TECHNICAL TOPICS

48 GLASSMAKER’S DIARY

54 SGT NEWS

Spotlight Mexico
9 Dynamic growth for today’s Mexican glass packaging industry
10 High productivity strengths at FEVISA
14 Dedicated cosmetics plant shows Vitro the way forward
16 Pioneering innovations in glass production - Grupo Pavisa
20 DIFA toasts the success of Mexican beers - Direccion de Fabricas
22 Production flexibility is key for independent firm - Vidrio Formas

Faces - Eelco Venema
26 Learning curves as Venema joins the fold - Rosario Productie

Supplier profile
29 Lubrication specialist benefits from customer focus- Roberto Iberri, Interglass

Furnace design
33 To bubble or to barrier boost: that is the question - Richard Sims, Nikolaus Sorg
39 Modelling aids in finding ideal bath depth - Erik Muijsenberg, Glass Service

Marketplace report
42 Blast cleaning equipment for the glass industry - Guyson International


EVENTS WORLD
49 Glassman America 2008 heads to Monterrey