Brought to you by Glass International, Glassman Latin America returns to Mexico on 18 – 19 November.
The event focuses on the hollow glassmaking industry and brings together international experts, glass container manufacturers and businesses that use glass containers, to discover the latest innovations.
Glassman Latin America offers you a unique opportunity to meet, discuss and focus on the latest issues surrounding the sector.
Future of Furnaces
Delegates will learn about increasingly stringent environmental legislation that will impact glassmakers between now and 2050. Furnace manufacturers will have to transform their process from a traditional firing process to the use of more alternative fuels. This will include electricity to begin with and then phase to hybrid fuels and energy sourced from sustainable means.
Future Glass Forum
The glass manufacturing industry is increasingly becoming digital. Topics such as Industry 4.0, digital glassmaking, Big Data and Augmented Reality have entered the glassmaking lexicon in recent years. The Future Glass Forum aims to provide an introduction and an insight into this subject.
Glass manufacturing insight
Glassmakers are under increased pressure to reduce costs and improve the efficiencies of their plants. There are an array of possibilities to do this but how do you decide what is the best option? Technology suppliers will provide insight into some of the vital equipment required to ensure a glass plant meets its goals.
The Mexican glass packaging market has changed dramatically in recent years, with increased demand for its bottles both nationally and internationally. Domestic speakers will discuss the rise of the Mexican glass packaging market and its future opportunities challenges.