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On the Spot…Christophe Nicoli

On the Spot…Christophe Nicoli

On the Spot…Christophe Nicoli

Last October global manufacturer of primary glass packaging for the pharmaceutical industry SGD Pharma was acquired by European private equity firm PAI Partners (PAI). SGD Pharma CEO Christophe Nicoli spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about his ambition to accelerate the company’s growth trajectory through organic and external initiatives, mobilising PAI’s resources and expertise in the packaging and healthcare industries.

Verallia in Latin America

Verallia in Latin America

Verallia in Latin America

Verallia has five glass manufacturing plants in Latin America. Amongst products manufactured here are glass bottles and jars for a variety of industries. Operations in Argentina, Brazil and Chile represent approximately 10% of Verallia’s global sales. Richard McDonough reports.

Finessing a furnace with rMPC

Finessing a furnace with rMPC

Finessing a furnace with rMPC

Continuing a topic introduced in Glass Worldwide’s January/February 2022 buyers guide (pp70–71), René Meuleman from CelSian explains how creating an accurate digital copy of a customer’s furnace helps to build a reliable model predictive control system before the melting facility is even operational.

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