Sample Articles

VETROPACK INTERVIEW

VETROPACK INTERVIEW

VETROPACK INTERVIEW

One of Europe’s leading glass manufacturers Vetropack is expanding its operations with a new production site in Northern Italy. Designed for optimum flexibility and sustainability, the future-proof facility will capitalise on the benefits of a smart factory, while leaving space for human expertise and creativity. The full version of this article appears in the March/April 2022 issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

IYOG2022 Opening Ceremony kick-starts ‘The Age of Glass’

IYOG2022 Opening Ceremony kick-starts ‘The Age of Glass’

IYOG2022 Opening Ceremony kick-starts ‘The Age of Glass’

Communities from all glass sectors and regions have eagerly anticipated 2022: the International Year of Glass, following formal resolution approval granted by the United Nations General Assembly last May. With onsite numbers limited because of Covid-19 restrictions, Glass Worldwide joined 140 esteemed attendees for IYOG2022’s two-day official opening ceremony, held at the UN Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland to celebrate the unique characteristics of glass in all its forms. The full version of this article appears in the March/April 2022 issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive.

EXCLUSIVE LA OPALA INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE LA OPALA INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE LA OPALA INTERVIEW

Specialist Indian producer of opal and 24% lead crystal tableware La Opala RG Ltd is expanding to meet demand by opening two new plants. Managing Director Ajit Jhunjhunwala exclusively discussed his company’s next steps with Glass Worldwide, preferred international journal of the All India Glass Manufacturers’ Federation. The full version of this article appears in the Jan/Feb 2022 issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

GROUND IS BROKEN AND DELIVERY UNDERWAY OF £54MILLION GLASS FUTURES DEVELOPMENT IN ST HELENS

GROUND IS BROKEN AND DELIVERY UNDERWAY OF £54MILLION GLASS FUTURES DEVELOPMENT IN ST HELENS

GROUND IS BROKEN AND DELIVERY UNDERWAY OF £54MILLION GLASS FUTURES DEVELOPMENT IN ST HELENS

Glass Futures, Network Space Developments, St Helens Borough Council, Liverpool City Region, MPs Marie Rimmer and Connor McGinn welcomed UKRI to the site on Friday 4 February 2022 to mark the ground-breaking of the Glass Futures Centre of Excellence. Glass Worldwide was there. The full version of this article appears in the March/April 2022 issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive.

EXCLUSIVE GUARDIAN INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE GUARDIAN INTERVIEW

EXCLUSIVE GUARDIAN INTERVIEW

Operating since 1996, Guardian Glass’ float glass plant in DeWitt, North America received Energy Star certification from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last year. Rick Zoulek, Executive Vice President of Guardian Glass Americas, spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide to explain how a major capital project to expand glass production and add the latest environmental control technologies contributed to the company’s enviable energy rating. The full version of this article appears in the Jan/Feb 2022 issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

AFGM Chairmanship switches to Indonesia

AFGM Chairmanship switches to Indonesia

AFGM Chairmanship switches to Indonesia

During a recent online plenary session, the ASEAN Federation of Glass Manufacturers (AFGM) announced that Harris Hendraka of the Indonesian Glass Manufacturers Association (IGMA) has been elected as Chairman for the next two years, succeeding Trans Quoc Thai from the Vietnam Glass Association (Vieglass). Glass Worldwide, exclusive official AFGM journal, reports on the handover. The full version of this article appears in the Jan/Feb 2022 issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

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