Welcome to the first Glass International podcast. We discuss the Covid-19 crisis with FIC UK Chief Executive Stuart Hakes, who is also President of the Society of Glass Technology (SGT).

He highlights what glassmakers should be doing to look after their furnaces during this period - particularly if they are considering idling them.

He talks about why glassmaking experience is required now more than ever and discusses some of the future plans of the SGT.

He also gives his thoughts on future furnace trends in glass manufacturing.

Outro by www.freesound.org/people/setuniman/