Glass International Issue
September 2016

September 2016

The September issue of Glass International is out now, featuring exclusive interviews with the new President of Italy's GIMAV, and the MD of Riedel UK as the Austrian company celebrates its 260th anniversary.

This issue also has a special focus on glasstec, which takes place again this year in Dusseldorf.

The September issue contains technical features on the topics of automation, heat treatment, quality control, and lightweighting amongst others from companies such as Bucher Emhart, Siemens, Vidromecanica, ilis, and OCMI.

This month we also focus on the topic of furnaces, with articles from Stara Glass, Fives, and PaneraTech.

This is on top of our regular history column, diary page, and the latest industry news.

Glass International will be at glasstec in Hall 13 Stand C74 - come and visit us to pick up your free copy of the magazine, and to meet the team.

Contents

2 - Editor's comment

3 - International news

10 - Company profile: Riedel (Steve McGraw)

14 - Personality profile: GIMAV President (Aldo Faccenda)

19 - Events world: glasstec

22 - Bucher Emhart Glass launches 'End to End'

26 - Siemens: Net-worked means ready-to-work (Oliver Krapp)

31 - Stara Glass: Heat recovery for furnaces (Alessandro Mola)

37 - Fives: Bespoke technologies (Andrew Reynolds)

43 - PaneraTech: Measuring refractory thickness (Yakup Bayram)

49 - Fuchs to rebrand as Vitrolis (Steve Harris)

52 - History column (John Parker)

54 - Vidromecanice: Toughening glass (Vitor Maia)

56 - ilis: Measuring cord stress in container glass (Henning Katte)

60 - Toyo Glass: Solving water hammering (Kozue Tohyama)

66 - OCMI: Production of technical glass (Alex Crescentini)

68 - AGGA: Programme delivers master glaziers (Patrick Gavaghan)

71 - Diary