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On the Spot...Steve Severs

Managing Director of Saint-Gobain Glass UK since 2013, Steve Severs was recently announced President of British Glass. With members facing Brexit influencing market conditions, Mr Severs spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about the confederation’s objective to assist the UK glass industry to have the influence, knowledge and skills to be world leading and globally competitive. The full version of this article appears in the May/June issue *.

Sustainable industries in a hydrogen-based economy

Last March, GlassTrend organised a two day study tour ‘Towards sustainable furnace technologies for steel, glass and ceramics’, during which four sites from different industrial sectors in the Netherlands (glass, steel, gas and ceramics) were visited. According to AnneJans Faber, the main goals of this study tour included information exchange on the latest low carbon furnace technologies in the different high temperature process sectors and ‘learning from each other’. The full version of this article appears in the May/June issue *.