Welcome to the November issue!

We attended the recent Saverglass inauguration of its Jalisco, Mexico site and report on what it means for the French glassmaker.

A US overview discusses what the US and China trade war will mean for the glass industry.

Elsewhere, Oliver Wiegand receives the Phoenix Glass Person of the Year Award.

The recent glasstec event is reviewed and showcases feedback given by the exhibitors.

In addition, we highlight some of the glasstec conferences such as that organised by BV Glas.

Glass Scan Technologies talk about its plans to build the Middle East’s first glass recycling plant in Oman.

We profile the company VRMT and the man bringing Virtual Reality to glassmaking.

Excelsius holds a spotlight up to its new logo, the Robur Roosh.

Glassmakers attended the AFGM Conference in Yogyakarta, Indonesia - and Glass International was there too. We provide an account of the four day event.

Technical features include articles from Sorg and Heye/Emhart.

All of this plus the round up of industry news, our regular History column from John Parker and John Henderson's column.

Front cover courtesy of Applied Vision.

Glass International’s November digital issue: http://issuu.com/quartzbusinessmedia/docs/glass_internatioal_november_2018?e=31308538/65740880