Arc International’s Nicholas Hodler is to provide a keynote speech at the forthcoming Glassman Middle East hollow glass conference.

Mr Hodler will discuss ‘Safety first – protecting our people in a dangerous environment’.

Mr Hodler is Arc International’s CEO for the Middle East, India and Africa and is based at Arc’s plant in Ras al Khaimah, UAE.

He will join fellow keynote speakers JP Agarwal of Frigoglass and Saeed Kalafchi, Director of Iranian tableware manufacturer Noritazeh.

Another newly announced speaker is Daniel Schippan, CEO of German company CM.Project.Ing. He will discuss the Importance of Innovative and Modern Glass Plant Design.

Speakers confirmed at the FREE to attend conference also include hollow glass industry leading technology suppliers such as Tiama, Sefpro, and Emmeti. The parallel exhibition will see hollow glass suppliers exhibit some of the latest innovations and companies who have confirmed their presence include Zippe, Iris Inspection machines, Sorg and FIC UK.

The event takes place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on May 10 and 11.

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