Glassman Latin America conference programme announced

Speakers at this year’s Glassman Latin America conference will come from companies such as Bottero; Calumite; DuPont; E.W. Bowman; FlammaTec; Gerresheimer; Glass Service; Heye International; Invensys-Eurotherm; ISIMAT; Mersen; Praxair; Pyrotek; Vertech; Vespel; XPAR Vision and more.

The Glassman Latin America conference provides a platform for the industry to meet and do business with decision makers involved with all aspects of the design, process and production of container glass.
The programme features case studies, market analysis and product profiles from prominent international manufacturers and suppliers and will focus on the theme “Innovation and energy efficiency in glassmaking”.
Speakers include: Bottero; Calumite; DuPont; E.W. Bowman; FlammaTec; Gerresheimer; Glass Service; Heye International; Invensys-Eurotherm; ISIMAT; Mersen; Praxair; Pyrotek; Vertech; Vespel; XPAR Vision and more. The programme will focus on innovation and energy efficiency in glassmaking, with presentations including:

  • Innovation in the manufacturing process and design of ampoules and vials for high performance filling lines, Héctor García Padílla, Gerresheimer;
  • Calumite slag – it’s time to look again, Mark Abraham, Calumite;
  • Dilute oxygen combustion technology (DOC), Wladimir Sarmiento-Darkin, Praxair;
  • E-MOC Technology, Bottero;
  • Comparison of new polyimide molecule, DuPont Vespel® scp-5050 and traditional materials: melt-to-pack ratio, part lifetime and glass defects, DuPont/Pyrotek/Vespel;
  • Lehr energy consumption – Obtaining maximum operating efficiency through process control and proper maintenance, Sam Leaper, E.W. Bowman;
  • Practical application results on new gas burner in float and container glass, Petr Vojtech, FlammaTec;
  • Improve your glass melting productivity and energy efficiency, Glenn Neff, Glass Service;
  • Innovations in cold end inspection: Camera check detection system, Michael Nisius, Heye International;
  • Decoration of glass hollowware – gaining a competitive edge, Harald Gavin, ISIMAT;
  • The benefits of a production monitoring system for glassmakers, Ulas Topal, Vertech;
  • Process control and inspection, Michael Podgorski, XPAR Vision;
  • Cerberite hot glass handling after 30 years development, Trevor Parkinson, Mersen;
  • Control of power supply on electric boosting systems provides potential energy savings, Luis Trejo, Invensys-Eurotherm;
  • Innovation in the hot end: Assortment production and press duration control, Rainer Heidemann, Heye International.