Glass International Issue
October 2020

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October 2020

Following furnace lightings at NSG's new Luckey plant, USA and Encirc's Elton, UK site, we hear from both companies in the October issue.

NGS's Todd Huffman describes how the group overcame the challenge of Covid to complete the construction of the Luckey greenfield site.

Encirc Managing Director Adrian Curry discusses the ignition of the 900 tonnes per day furnace as well as the use of Industry 4.0 technology within the company.

Zippe celebrates its centenary of serving the glass industry while Glass for Europe describes how the flat sector has improved its environmental credentials despite Covid

BV Glas and GWI Essen discuss their collaborative project which investigates hydrogen as a glassmaking fuel. We also hear from Vertech', Tri-Mer and Turboden on this subject.

Masitek discusses how analysing data from a bottle's lifetime can be used to improve the glass production and filling process.

We also hear from AGR, O-I furnace ignition in France, Germany's VDMA, as well as our regular History column from Prof John Parker.

Front cover courtesy of TECO

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