Independent research, test and design specialists Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS) will be debating current developments and looking forward to future innovations at Glass Focus 2014 - the glass industry supply-chain conference to be held on Friday, 16 May 2014.

Both speaking at and sponsoring the event, the glass specialists will discuss some of their latest research, development and support available to the supply-chain.

Rob Ireson, Innovation Team Leader at GTS will be outlining how GTS is leading developments within the photonics and medical devices sectors through innovative new materials and process capabilities.

He will also be presenting GTS’s future visions for this exciting and unique material, looking at how glass will continue to revolutionise the way we live in the future.

Glass Focus 2014, an annual glass supply chain conference organised by British Glass, is themed 'Innovation within glass and the supply chain' and aims to deliver an informative day which will cover innovations, developments and insights across glass manufacturing sectors and their extensive supply chain - including architects, designers, brand owners, retailers and food and drinks sectors.

GTS Business Development Manager, Philip Marsh, said: “We are proud to be sponsoring this year’s Glass Focus conference and look forward to discussing with delegates the dynamic changes taking place throughout the industry and across the supply chain.

This is also a great opportunity for us to catch up with many of our clients and we encourage all those using glass – whether it be for packaging, new technologies, reinforcement, construction, architecture or home goods – to attend and be part of the discussion and help shape the future.”

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