A conference programme for a Mexican glass manufacturing conference is taking shape.

Glass technology suppliers for the hot and cold ends are among those to have been confirmed as speakers at the Glassman Latin America conference in Monterrey, Mexico on May 13 and 14.

Scott DeFife, the President of the US glass association the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), will provide a keynote paper.

Among those to have confirmed are furnace suppliers Sorg, Horn, Fives and Falorni Tech, which will speak in a Future of Furnaces session.

Dutch companies Xpar Vision and Cortex Glass will also provide presentations about future technologies for use in container glass plants.

US glass recycler Strategic Materials will also provide a presentation as well as Monterrey-based glass supplier FAMA and Guadalajara-based decoration company Jocoglass.

Italian decoration group Fermac makes up the confirmed speakers so far.

Further speakers will be announced soon, including another keynote speaker.

For more information visit www.glassmanevents.com/latin-america