Glassman Events

Applying Industry 4.0 to the Glass Industry

The Future Glass Forum is a discussion on the issues surrounding sustainability, Industry 4.0 and the quest for digitalisation in the glass industry to help create smarter, cleaner manufacturing in factories.

The conference is free-to-attend, and is applicable to members of both flat glass and hollow glass production, as well as business consultants interested in considerations of business models, IT Infrastructure, energy efficiencies and plant safety and security.

This conference will be held within the Glassman Asia exhibition.

Day 1: Tuesday 25th February 2020


10:30 - 11:00 Welcoming and Opening Keynote address:
SPEAKER TBC

11:00 - 11:20 Vertech - Let's combine industry and ecology!
Ulas Topal, CEO, Vertech

11:20 - 12:00 - Coffee Break

12:00 - 12:20 Pneumofore - Energy Saving Solutions for the Glass Industry
Daniel Hilfiker, President, Pneumofore

12:40 - 13:00 All Electric Furnaces – A Real Solution
Neil Butler, Sales Manager, Asia Pacific, FIves
Steve Sherlock, Sales Director, Fives

13:00 - 14:20 - Lunch & networking

14:20 - 14:40 TITLE TBC
Stuart Hakes, CEO, F.I.C

14:40 - 15:00 Electric Melting Technology
Lars Biennek, Head of Technology Container / Special Glass, Horn Glass

15:00 - 15:20 TITLE TBC
Rene Meuleman, Business Leader Global Glass, Eurotherm

15:20 - 17:00 - Exhibition & networking

Day 2: Wednesday 26th February 2020

10:30 - 10:50 Heye Glass Forming and Inspection – Smart Technology at its Best
Gregory Lecat, Sales Director Asia & Middle East, Heye International

10:50 - 11:10 TITLE TBC
Marco Veri, Owner, Socabelec

11:10 - 12:00 - Coffee break & networking

12:00 - 12:20 A new world of glass making!
Paul Schreuders, CEO, Xpar Vision

12:20 - 12:40 Are you ready for Industry 4.0?
Shyhhuah Tay, Director of Sales - Asia Pacific (Infrared), Ametek Land

12:40 - 13:00 Intelligent inspection increases productivity
Jean Luc Logel, CEO, Iris Inspection

13:00 - 16:00 - Exhibition & networking

Call for abstracts

Have something to say? Interested in speaking?

Contact Georgie Lewis, Assistant Editor, Glass International if you'd like to be considered as a speaker for 2019.

Georgie Lewis, Assistant Editor E: georgelewis@quartzltd.com T: +44 (0)1737 855 132

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