Agr International's American Glass Research division has opened a European testing laboratory in Delft, the Netherlands to serve glass manufacturing and beverage filling industries.

Featuring modern analysis and testing equipment, the new lab can be used to carry out a range of testing services, including performance testing of glass packaging.

The lab will also be used for fracture diagnosis, proof-of-design testing, dimensional evaluation and analysis of label, decoration and closure issues.

Agr testing laboratory is also suitable for evaluation of coating performance, audit of glass plant operations, filling line audits, glass technical consultancy and training and seminars.

In addition, the lab provides resources from AGR North American offices for material analysis, glass quality and complete container design and development.

Pic: Henry Dimmick, Jr., CEO Agr International, Bill Slusser, AGR Director of Research and Peter de Haan, Senior Scientist/Manager of the Delft Office, met with local officials.