Glass International Issue
May 2008

May 2008

Features include cullet treatment, glass in transit, hot end coatings and refractories.

Front cover courtesy of Sorg

REGULARS

2 EDITOR’S COMMENT

5 INTERNATIONAL NEWS

10 TECHNICAL TOPICS

66 GLASSMAKER’S DIARY

73 SGT NEWS

GLASSWORKS PROFILE – HNG
12 HNG’s float production plans matched by container capacity expansion ?

GLASSWORKS PROFILE - ZHONGYA
14 Chinese pharma glass producer HeBei Zhongya expands with British owner?

FACES - STUART HAKES
16 Glassmaker turned supplier enjoys global success

SUPPLIER PROFILE - GLASS SERVICE
21 Modelling the latest innovations in glassmaking

MARKETPLACE REPORT

27 Understanding swabbing compounds - Benoit Decottignies, Sogelub SA

FOCUS ON RUSSIA
33 Russian glass industry proves a strong presence - Alexander Gurov

37 Developing market gathers at Mir Stekla 2008

38 Mir Stekla 2008 exhibitors

53 German packaging machines meet Russian demand - MSK

CULLET TRATMENT
55 Coloured cullet: From waste to resource - Karin Lundstedt or Elisabeth Flygt, Glafo

58 Management of hot waste glass recycling - Vidromecanica

GLASS IN TRANSIT
61 Handling equipment specialist secures Australian deal - Hubtex Maschinenbau

HOT END COATINGS
63 Hot end treatment developed for glass bottles - Pedro Segura SL

REFRACTORIES
65 Upgraded crown insulation leads to fuel savings - Professor S Lutskanov, Lubisol

EVENTS WORLD
69 Success in Beijing in 2008 for China Glass