The Glassman Europe 2013 conference programme has been announced, including presentations from Stölzle Glass, FEVE, Glass Global, British Glass and the Polish Institute of Ceramics and Building Materials.

Glassman Europe 2013 will take place at Expo XXI in Warsaw, Poland during 7th and 8th May 2013 and provides an excellent opportunity to network, meet and do business with key manufacturing industry figures involved with all aspects of the design, process and production of hollow and container glass.

Entrance to the exhibition and conference is FREE.

Conference programme:
Day One: 
Tuesday 7th May

Exhibition opening hours: 09.30 – 18.00 
Conference hours: 14.00 – 17.30 (approx)

14.00 – 14.25

‘Building a glass plant in Poland’

Stölzle Glass: Johannes Schick, CEO

14.25 – 14.50

‘Energy Saving, Production Increase and NOx Reduction - ggENOx – the Omnipotent Solution’

Glass Global: Claas Heymann, Engineering Manager

14.50 – 15.15

‘Glass under pressure’

British Glass: John Stockdale, Environmental Director


16.00 – 16.10

Title – TBA

Polish Institute of Ceramics and Building Materials: Małgorzata Marecka, Research Assistant

16.10 – 16.35

‘Decision making in the glass industry’

Henderson Technology: John Henderson, Managing Director

16.35 – 17.00

‘The Tses Glass Project’

Tses Glass: Simon Kapenda, Chief Planner and Economic Development Officer

17.00 – 17.25

‘ancorro - Lowering of refractory corrosion’

Freiberg University: Rolf Weigand, Project Manager

Day Two:
 Wednesday 8th May

Exhibition opening hours: 09.30 – 16.00 
Conference hours: Morning 10.00 – 12.30, Afternoon 14.00 – 16.00 (approx)

10.00 – 10.25

‘Efficient use of electric melting in tableware production’

Arc International/AGMS: Laurent Derigny, Project Engineer

10.25 – 10.50

‘Electric Boosting Technology For Glass Melting Furnace: Optimisation of Furnace Design by Mathematical Modelling’

Glass Service: Miroslav Kovác

10.50 – 11.15

´How to improve forming and save energy’

Pneumofore: Mauro Ferrero, Director of Sales

11.15 – 11.40

‘The variation in forehearth operation performance statistics’

Forehearth Services: John McMinn, Managing Director

11.40 – 12.05

‘From zero defects delivery to zero defects production’

Xpar Vision: Jeroen Vincent, Sales Manager

12.05 – 12.30

‘Innovation in the cold end, the Ranger camera check detection solution’

Heye International: Mark Ziegler, Marketing Manager


14.00 – 14.25

‘Automatic and objective measurement of annealing stress and cord stress in container glass’

Ilis GmbH: CEO Henning Katte

14.25 – 14.50

‘Optimisation in container inspection using Intelligent Software’

Tiama - MSC & SGCC: Laurent Barel, Product Manager

14.50 – 15.15

‘Advanced turnkey vision solutions’

JLI Vision: Jørgen Læssøe, President

15.15 – 15.40

‘Improvement of existing stem ware production lines’

Athena: Klaus Pöting, Agent