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Trends in Glassmaking

This conference will run alongside the exhibition and is free to attend for all visitors to the show. With international speakers from across the industry invited to present, this conference will address the major issues faced when achieving sustainable primary glass manufacturing.

Wednesday 21 March 2018

Morning Session

11:30: Welcome address
Greg Morris, Editor, Glass International

11:35: Keynote: Sustainable Quality and Service KPI´s deliver high Customer Satisfaction
Hector Garcia, Senior Plant Director, Gerresheimer

12:00: Global Soda Ash Supply/Demand Overview & Implications for the Mexican Market
Marguerite Morrin, Executive Director, Chemicals, IHS Markit

12:20: Presentation title to be confirmed
Juan S. Farias Garza, General Director, FAMA

12:40: Reduction of IS Machine Bottle Checks and Solutions for Ware Handling Issues Associated with Cross Conveyor/Stacker Systems
Fernando Jauregui, Sales Engineer, Pyrotek & William Meza, Sales Engineer, Pyrotek

Thursday 22 March

Morning Session

11:00: Regenerator Repair without Production Loss - Possible?
Benjamin Köster, Managing Director, Hotwork International

11:20: Improvements to the Sorg 340S
Rüdiger Nebel, Sales Manager USA, Middle & South America, Sorg

11:40: Recent Developments in Electric Boosting and Melting Technology
Andy Reynolds, Business Development Director (Glass), Fives Stein

12:00: The increasing demands of high speed ware handling
Roy Clarkson, Regional Sales Director, Sheppee International


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