Glass International Issue
Glass International May 2015

Glass International May 2015

The May 2015 issue of Glass International contains an exclusive interview with recent Phoenix Award winner Mr Surasak Decharin, Director of Bangkok Glass.

Mr Decharin discusses his lengthy career with the Thai glassmaker and his love of glass.

Elsewhere, we continue our Mexico-related features ahead of the Glassman Latin America show in Guadalajara in September with an investigation into the history of Mexican container glass.

Our personality profile this month is with GPS's newly appointed General Manager Rolf Themann who talks about his time in the glass industry.

Ahead of the Mir Stekla exhibition in Russia next month we provide a company profile of the Siberia-based Ekran container glassmaker and an interview with its Managing Director Pavel Bobosik. Alex Gurov also provides an overview of the Russian container glass market.

Our technical section includes an article from Praxair which discusses its thermochemical regenerator used by Mexican manufacturer Pavisa. Meanwhile other articles are provided by Clearedge, Hygear and European recycling association FERVER, among others.

All this plus the usual mix of news, columns and dates for your diary.

Front cover image courtesy of Sorg.

May 2015 highlights

Editor's comment

International news

Interview: Mr Surasak Decharin, Phoenix Award winner 2015 - Bangkok Glass

Mexico profile: A history of Mexican container glass - Sally Love

Personality profile: Rolf Themann - GPS

Company profile: Ekran - Pavel Bobosik

Country profile: Russia - Viktor Osipov, Steklo Souz

Environment
Thermochemical regenerator at Pavisa - Praxair
Ceramic filters for glass furnace off-gas treatment - Purv Purohit, Ian Chisem, Richard Lydon, Clear Edge
FERVER: Europe's glass recyclers - Baudoin Ska
Glass decarbonisation and energy efficiency roadmap to 2050 - British Glass
Gas recovery systems for float glass lines - HyGear

History - John Parker
Technical Topics - John Henderson
GTS - Daniel Capon

Events world
Glass Focus preview
Furnace Solutions preview

Diary