Welcome to the March 2019 issue of Glass International.
This month we focus on Gerresheimer, this year’s Phoenix Chairman, Glass Scan Technologies and, ahead of China Glass 2019, the Chinese tableware sector.
Gerresheimer’s Managing Director Bernd Hörauf discusses its expanded decoration areas at Tettau and Momignies that specialise in cosmetic glass.
We talk to this year’s Phoenix Chairman, Jean-Luc Logel, about the Phoenix Award Committee.
Seema Gahlaut discusses the Chinese tableware glass sector as it continues to thrive.
Xpar Vision highlights its InfraRed camera technology and its success in the tableware sector.
FEVE explain how glass packaging demand continues to grow in Europe.
Services Manager Thomas Jeanblanc discusses the Tiama Services development strategy.
We preview events including Glass Service’s Furnace Design Seminar in Czech Republic and the DGG-USTV joint meeting in Germany.
Further technical articles are supplied by Novaxion, Heye International, Bucher Emhart Glass, Pyrotek and Graphoidal.
Prof John Parker provides his regular history column and John Henderson discusses the future of raw materials in glassmaking.
Cover image courtesy of APPLIED VISION