The Melting Technical Committee (MTC) of the Society of Glass Technology (SGT) invite glass industry professionals to attend Furnace Solutions 13 in five weeks.

The Training Day takes place on June 6 at Lucideon in Stoke-on-Trent in the UK, with the conference taking place at the same venue on the following day, Thursday June 7.

Training Day
This year's Training Day will be on “Furnace Optimisation”. Speakers include: John Naughton (Allied Glass), Mark Bennett (Land Ametek), Petr Vojtech (Flammatec), Rene Meuleman (Eurotherm Schneider), Peter West (Ardagh Glass) and Joost Levan (Celsian Glass & Solar)

Furnace Solutions
We have topics on NOx, Industry 4.0, electric Boosting, Refractory material challenges, Performance Emissions and Quality improvements in Oxyfuel Glass furnaces, Thermal Imaging, Sorg 340S+ Forehearths and Ecopure Catalyst Candle Filter.

The cost for each event is £120 per day. There is a 50% discount for SGT members. (Note that, for those attending both days, the discount will pay the cost of SGT membership - if you decide to join!) Places at both events is limited to a maximum of 100 - so please book early to avoid disappointment - via the website (below) or direct with Christine Brown at

Further details (including the Geoff Evans Dinner and hotel accommodation) are available on the website

We have managed to keep costs to attend these events as low as possible due to the generosity of sponsors. These include: Calumite, Eurotherm, FIC (UK) Ltd, Fives Stein, ForGlass, Fosbel, Guardian, IMS, Land Ametek, Lizmontagens Thermal Technologies, Praxair, PSR, Saint Gobain, Sefpro, Sibelco, SORG, Superglass, Teco, Zedtec and KTG