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European quality, made in China

European quality, made in China

SGD Pharma

The SGD Pharma Zhanjiang plant in China produces 1.2 million type II and III flint moulded glass vials every day for both pharma and beauty markets. Last year, the company invested €7 million to improve production automation, including a furnace rebuild, to make the plant a production centre of excellence, as Frédéric Barbier, General Manager for SGD Pharma Asia Pacific explained in an exclusive interview with Glass Worldwide. The full version of this article appears in the May/June issue *.

On the Spot...Ahmet Kirman

On the Spot...Ahmet Kirman

Sisecam Group Vice President and CEO, Professor Ahmet Kirman discusses the diversified glassmaking group’s current performance and his strategies for delivering further positive results in the future. The full version of this article appears in the May/June issue *.

Glass packaging newcomer plans second production shop

Glass packaging newcomer plans second production shop

In April 2018, the Bastürk Group started up a greenfield glass container manufacturing operation in eastern Turkey. Thirteen months later, Muhammed Yalcınkaya, General Manager explains how the fledgling Bastürk Cam operation has performed since production began at Malatya, as well as the company’s second phase expansion plans. The full version of this article appears in the May/June issue *.

On the Spot...Steve Severs

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 *.

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