EXCLUSIVE MATHIEU HUBERT (CORNING) INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE MATHIEU HUBERT (CORNING) INTERVIEW

Inspired by the ever-evolving uses for a millennia-old material, Mathieu Hubert applies his glass expertise at Corning Incorporated as a Development Associate, and has recently been made a board member of GlassTrend. Here, he speaks exclusively to Glass Worldwide, preferred journal of GlassTrend, about his career in the glass industry thus far and his thoughts on attracting and training the future generation of glass enthusiasts. The full version of this article appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

EXCLUSIVE ENCIRC / GLASS FUTURES INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE ENCIRC / GLASS FUTURES INTERVIEW

Encirc is set to reduce its carbon output in its glass container plant in Elton, UK by more than 15.6 thousand tonnes a year by installing a new, intelligent end-to-end process control system. The company, with bid writing support from Glass Futures, has been awarded Government funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to begin its ‘DEEP Control Project’, (‘Deployment of End-to-End Process control for Encirc’s Elton site’). Dr. Ajith Appukuttan, Senior R&D Projects Manager at Glass Futures, exclusively described the project to Glass Worldwide, preferred media partner of Glass Futures. The full version of this article appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

Making adjustments for a decarbonised world

Making adjustments for a decarbonised world

The technology exists for major advances in reduced-CO2 glass production; hybrid and superboosted furnaces are making progress, but high electricity rates could compromise plans for all-electric vertical melters. Stuart Hakes looks at some of the issues surrounding the future of the glass industry. The full version of this article appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive (sponsored by FIC)*.

Hardware, software and people-ware

Hardware, software and people-ware

The Italian operation of Eurotherm by Schneider Electric supplies specialised power and control technologies to glass manufacturers from a range of business sectors. Giorgio Morando, Sales Specialist, Power Solutions discusses Eurotherm Italy’s approach to offering personalised solutions and partnerships in an increasingly global and digital arena. The full version of this article appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

82nd Conference on Glass Problems

82nd Conference on Glass Problems

Robert Weisenburger Lipetz previews this year’s Conference on Glass Problems for Glass Worldwide, exclusive official journal. The event will combine an extensive technical programme with short courses, a symposium and an exhibition. The full version of this article (including exhibitor listings) appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

Tracking glass container imports

Tracking glass container imports

Scott DeFife presents the GPI’s position on tariff implementation on glass containers imported from China, following the news that American companies and stakeholders may be able to request tariff exemptions that were previously denied under the Trump Administration. The full version of this article appears in the Sept/Oct issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

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