Several of the hollow glass industry’s leading technology suppliers have confirmed their presence at the Glassman Middle East event.

German company Pennekamp and UK group Electroglass have taken a booth each at the exhibition.

They will be joined by French inspection company, Tiama, and Anderman Ceramics, who will both present papers at the parallel conference.

Pennekamp manufactures equipment for thermal processes (lehrs) as well as other product areas within the glass industry.

Electroglass has been involved in electric glass melting technology since 1976. Its core activities are the development, design, engineering and supply of electric glass melting and conditioning systems and related equipment.

Tiama is a provider of inspection solutions for the hollow glass industry and will provide an update about its vision product range.

Anderman Ceramics’ Gary Hateley will present a paper titled Bringing Carborundum Universal's super refractory division and its capabilities to market, and using its technology to improve the efficiency of melting glass.

Glassman Middle East is a FREE to attend exhibition and conference dedicated to the hollow/container/tableware/speciality glass sectors.

It takes place on May 10 and 11 in Abu Dhabi, UAE and visitors will include glass manufacturers from the region, associations and technology suppliers.