AFGM Articles 2023

The Vietnamese glass industry

Glass Worldwide Issue: 

Vietnam is one of the largest markets for glass and glassware products in the world. The nation has been one of the 25 largest importers and exporters of these items. With a population substantially larger than that of Germany or the UK, Vietnam is a critical market for the glass industry. Richard McDonough reports ahead of the 45th ASEAN Glass Conference set to take place in Nha Trang in September.

Leading the way to a greener future

Glass Worldwide Issue: 

Jariya Sangchaiya, Managing Director of Ocean Glass and Chair of the Glass Manufacturers Industry Club of the Federation of Thai Industries (GMFTI) spoke exclusively to official AFGM journal Glass Worldwide about her responsibilities as a business senior leader and how she is using her platform at the GMFTI to highlight the glass industry’s contribution to green living.

Revolutionising glass recycling in Malaysia

Glass Worldwide Issue: 

O-I BJC Malaysia launched the Glass Ambassador Programme last year to support and encourage sustainability across the supply chain and establish separation at source glass recycling in the region. O-I BJC’s General Manager Jeffrey Newton and Procurement Manager Gaginthira Rao provide an exclusive insight into the programme and explain their objectives for its development and expansion going forwards.