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Fostering success within the global glass science ecosystem

Fostering success within the global glass science ecosystem

Corning Inc,

For the past decade, Gary Calabrese, Senior Vice President, Global Research at Corning Inc has successfully specialised in glass science innovation. The following exclusive interview identifies his background and career highlights, as well as the challenges and opportunities facing Corning as one of the world’s leading materials science innovators.

Big dreams come true in China for Guangdong Huaxing Glass

Big dreams come true in China for Guangdong Huaxing Glass

Over the past three decades, Guangdong Huaxing Glass Co Ltd has emerged as one of the world’s principal glass container producers, with 14 manufacturing sites in mainland China. The company’s founder and Chairman, Mr Li Shenhua has guided the organisation to its market leading production capacity of almost four million tons per year, with a strong emphasis placed on the adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies.

Exclusive interview: Rick Zoulek, Guardian Glass Vice President of the Americas

Guardian’s latest jumbo coater at its Carleton, Michigan glass manufacturing complex is a major milestone in a long history of oversized glass production from the company that delivers solutions to architects and fabricators around the world. Rick Zoulek, Vice President of the Americas, exclusively describes the benefits of this significant investment, as well as Guardian’s other activities in the region.

Amazing discoveries part 18… Blank mould swabbing

Following his exploration of different steps to be taken towards optimising forming process stability and reducing the weight of glass containers, in the coming issues Paul Schreuders addresses amazing discoveries related to XPAR Vision’s BlankRobot development. Introduced at the recent glasstec event, the BlankRobot is a true revolution in glass forming, where the amount of disturbances to the forming process is reduced drastically, hence paving the way for most effective forming process automation. Here, the focus is on swabbing and the BlankRobot itself.

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