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The May/June issue of Glass Worldwide is now available - the preferred journal of Glass Global and leading bi-monthly title for all sectors and regions of the international glass industry.

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With 42 articles from 15 different countries + all the latest industry news, this issue offers glassmakers, processers and suppliers even more coverage than usual of the latest technological innovations, market analysis, industry events and opinions from the hollow, flat and solar sectors, including:


Exclusive interviews with Ludovic Valette, O-I’s Global Vice President of R&D, and Surasak Decharin, President of Bangkok Glass Industry.


Steve Martin of Siemens argues that greater industrial technology awareness and deployment are required to maximise productivity levels and expansion.


• Close-up on Pilkington’s plant-wide improvements in the UK.
• Exclusive visit to Germany’s premium spirits specialist, Glaswerk Ernstthal.


Technical articles covering inspection, decoration and tempering, as well as ATIV papers focusing on furnace energy efficiency and refractory solutions for furnace construction.


12 articles providing a unique guide to the handling of flat and hollow glass.


Report on the growth expected in the world photovoltaic market.


Exclusive Factory Spotlight on Ruscam, market reports on the Russian flat and hollow sectors, focus on foam glass and a preview of Mir Stekla 2014.


Market report on the challenging conditions in Ukraine, Belarus and Uzbekistan.


Exclusive contributions from FEVE, Glass for Europe, Glass Packaging Institute and British Glass on topics affecting their members in the hollow and flat sectors + an IPGR report on computer animation-aided IS machine operator training


A look at the impressive £2m investment programme at hot-end glass handling specialist, Pennine Industrial.


Reviews and previews of Glass Focus 2014, Furnace Solutions, Glass South America, CelSian Glass Training Course and International Conference on Coatings on Glass and Plastics, as well as a comprehensively updated diary of forthcoming events in 2014-15.

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