Do not miss our special. Click here

Glass Industry News

80th Conference on Glass Problems to address current problems in manufacturing

, Conference on Glass Problems

The 80th Conference on Glass Problems (GPC), organised by the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC) takes place on 28th -31st October in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

The GMIC is a trade association bridging all segments of glass manufacturing and Alfred University, the USA’s leading glass research institution.

The two-day programme is directed by an industry advisory board and is composed of invited papers and submitted abstracts, with the proceedings distributed to attendees and also published by John Wiley & Sons.

Speakers during the two-day programme include Vice-President of Global R&D at Owens-Illinois (O-I) Ludovic Valette, Erik Muijsenberg, Vice President, Glass Service and Paul Schreuders, Chief Executive Officer, XPAR Vision amongst many others.

The conference also provides technical education, with two technical short courses offered on, ‘Fundamentals of Batch and Furnace Operations’ taught by C. Philip Ross and ‘Refractories’ taught by Michel Gaubil, Director of Refractory Solutions Engineering, SEFPRO.

A full day symposium entitled ‘Sustainability in Glass Manufacturing' will take place on 31st October.

A full list of speakers can be found on the Glass Problems website.

, Conference on Glass Problems

News material on the Site is copyright and belongs to the Company or to its third party news provider, and all rights are reserved. Any User who accesses such material may do so only for its own personal use, and the use of such material is at the sole risk of the User. Redistribution or other commercial exploitation of such news material is expressly prohibited. Where such news material is provided by a third party, each User agrees to observe and be bound by the specific terms of use applying to such news material. We do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the info contained in any news or external websites referred to in the news.

Should the content or the design of these sites violate third parties rights or legal prescriptions, we kindly ask you to send us a respective message without invoice or cost. We guarantee that passages where the claim is considered as justified will be removed immediately, without any necessity to involve any lawyer into this issue. We will reject any claim caused by submission of a honorary note in this regard without any prior contact and confirmation of the issueby us and we reserve the right ssue counter claim ourselves because of violation of aforesaid conditions.

Info Grid

Glass studies

Updated worldwide glass study 2020

Updated hollow glass study 2020

Request more information

Updated float glass study 2020

Request more information

Company Profile

Updated worldwide glass market study 2020 available now for flat, container glass and tableware

We have updated our international studies on flat glass, container glass and tableware for 2020.

This unique software provides a global overview about glass producers and technical details. Easy to use and clear tables summarize information and data about glass makers such as: Glass types: flat glass, container glass, tableware, production capacities in regions and countries, number of furnaces, furnace types, year of construction, glass types and sub-types, products, project information, special news and downloads.

Further databases supplying demoscopic data and import and export data complete the market survey. Based on these data, prepare individual country profiles with information about local production capacities, local market sizes and expected demand in the future.

Request your offer via

Updated Hollow glass study 2020


Updated Float glass study 2020