Glass International Issue
Welcome to the May 2020 issue of Glass International.
Our featured interviews this month are with Piramal Glass and Gurallar Cam Ambalaj (GCA) while our technical focus is on Furnaces.
Piramal Glass has worked with Microsoft to enhance its glassmaking capability. We speak to its Chief Digital Officer Poorav Sheth to find out more.
GCA has invested in a second furnace at its Turkish site and we find out more from General Manager Abdullah Gayret.
Furnaces are an integral part of the glass manufacturing process. We have contributions from a variety of technology leaders which focus on a number of subjects in the sector.
Submitted paper come from Sorg, Electroglass, FIC UK, Fives, Teco, Paneratech, Wieland Electric and Gem Projects.
We also have papers from Tiama and Heye International, while Recresco and Richard van Breda give updates on recycling and digitalisation in the Covid-19 era.
We have the latest news as well as our regular contribution from our History columnist, Prof John Parker.
Front cover courtesy of Sorg