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AGC Group visits Glass Futures

Dr. Terutaka Maehara, Leader of the Hot Process team at the AGC Innovative Technology Laboratories in Yokohama, Japan, met with members of the Glass Futures team to discuss the global glass giant’s ideas and technical foundations for achieving carbon neutral glass melting.

Dr Terutaka Maehara (centre) with Glass Futures team members (left to right): Dave Fordham, Rob Ireson, Steve Cook and Aston Fuller

Dr. Terutaka visited Glass Futures’ Global Centre of Excellence in St Helens, UK, where an industrial scale 30 tonnes per day pilot furnace is currently being installed.

Glass Futures’ growing community of partners already features leading companies including Guardian Industries, Arc International, Ardagh Group, Bormioli Pharma, Corning Incorporated, Encirc, Knauf, NSG Group Pilkington United Kingdom, O-I, Siemens, Stoelzle Glass Group, VELUX and Verallia and many more technology suppliers, associations, academia and leading users of glass.

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