Many applications exist for water-cooled equipment in glass melting furnaces, as described here by Volker Müller.
Screen print drying solutions for innovative automotive glass
Douglas Gray highlights the innovative role of industrial screen printing in the automotive industry, specifically the role of UV ink systems and the opportunities to remove risk from investment decisions.
UV BPA-free screen inks deliver environmental benefits
Robin McMillan and Bob Nersesian discuss the background to Sun Chemical’s introduction of a UV BPA-free screen ink series that reinforces the environmental and health benefits of glass packaging.
A clear view from the inside out
Jim Nordmeyer has worked in manufacturing for more than four decades. Thirteen of those years have been with Owens-Illinois, the largest glass container manufacturer for the world’s top food and beverage brands. As Vice President of Global Sustainability, he works tirelessly to increase awareness and drive action around the immense benefits of glass packaging. But while he is seeing a higher commitment by consumers to choose sustainable packaging, clearly there is still more work to be done.
Fostering success within the global glass science ecosystem
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
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.