Glass International Issue
Allied Glass, Orora Glass and the IPGR in this month's issue

Allied Glass, Orora Glass and the IPGR in this month's issue

Allied Glass, Australia's Orora Glass and the International Partners in Glass Research (IPGR) are among those interviewed this month.

The November issue includes an interview with Allied Glass Innovation Director, Chris Todd, who discusses the UK glassmaker's innovation strategy.

Greg Savage, General Manager at Orora Glass in South Australia highlights the recent investment at its Gawler plant, while Christian Roos, General Secretay of the IPGR updates on the recent changes at the association.

Ahead of the Glassman Asia hollow and container glass exhibition in January, we provide an overview of the Thai tableware market, which features the main manufacturers involved in the sector.

The USA's Gallo Glass site at Modesto recently installed Siemens and EME plant-wide automation. Bernhard Saftig, Siemens Head of Glass Division, discusses the work.

Technical features come from Heye International, Unimin and the IHF, while the recent Phoenix Award banquet and the FEVE conference held at the Luxepack event in Monaco are also reviewed.

All this plus the usual round up of news and views.

Front cover image from Horn Glass Industries.

2 Editor’s Comment

4 International news

Company profile: Allied Glass

12 Allied Glass:
Staying ahead in innovation.

Company profile: Orora Glass

16 Orora glass:
Forming a presence in Australia.

Country overview: Thai tableware sector

20 Thailand:
The Tableware glass sector in Thailand.

24 Company profile: IPGR
IPGR benefits from move to Aachen.

29 Digital technology: Siemens
Siemens and EME install technology at Gallo Glass.

32 Market overview: IFC
Urbanisation drives glass demand.

36 Forming: Heye International
Full cycle cooling for high speed production from Heye.

38 Phoenix awards
Phoenix award honours James O’Callaghan.

41 Diary

43 Plant utilities: Unimin
DustShield to suppress dust

44 Events world: FEVE conference
Digital glassmaking at Luxepack.

46 History
Polarised views.