Portuguese distributor and agency, Metaglobal, celebrated its 10th anniversary recently with a series of technical events.

A total of 14 supporter supplier companies from around the globe attended, travelling from locations such as the USA, UK Italy and Mexico. A number of glass manufacturers also attended.

Each supplier company gave a presentation. Each paper focused on technical issues and looked at the relationship between the different sectors of the glass process.

Libbey, BA Vidro, Verallia Portugal and Santos Barosa were among the glass manufacturers which attended.

The attending glass supplier companies were:

GPS (Rolf Themann)
Pennine (Graham Hobbs and Chris Hobbs)
Pneumofore (Rolf Winkler and Francesco Amati)
Novaxion (Christophe Duplain)
Interglass (Jose Velez)
Duratemp (Dave Rollins, Erica Jaspers and Lyanne Perez)
Rosario/Curvink (Eelco Venema)
Zecchetti (Filippo Mattioli)
Marpak (Ricardo Moreira)
SG Zirpro (John Rainford)
Wall Colmonoy (Warren Lewis)
TIB Chemicals (Claus Spies and Oliver Meurer)
Orrion Chemicals (Christian Touzin)
Cestaro (Davide Marengo)

The presentations were well received and generated technical discussions between the suppliers and manufacturers.

Ricardo Moreira, Metaglobal Director, thanked all of those who attended the celebration.

“To all of them our biggest and deepest thanks. All were fully committed in supporting Metaglobal and showing our customers a different, more close and more technical approach.”

The event took place at the Palace Hotel in Monte Real near the company’s offices in Leiria.