Volume 42, Issue 1 - January 2007


GPD 2007 to Emphasize Production Control
The tenth Glass Processing Days (GPD) is set to take place June 15-18, 2007, in Tampere, Finland. Event organizers have further developed the program’s agenda to offer a variety of case study presentations. For example, representatives of Bevelite of Australia will share their experiences on improving process control in the production of advanced glass products.

“This is a method developed with the aim of maximizing control, quality and operational reliability. We are especially challenged by the opportunity to present our system at the GPD Conference, a forum like no other,” said Lee Thurbon, manager of Bevelite Glass in Sydney, Australia. “The knowledgeable participants provide us with feedback and at the same time we can live up to the ambition of the conference to develop business through joint efforts and communication.”

Messe Düsseldorf to Co-Organize Glasstechnology Show India

Messe Düsseldorf, organizers of the bi-annual glasstec held in Düsseldorf, Germany, has announced that it is expanding its activities in India. Starting with the Glasstechnology Show India 2007, the company will enter an exclusive, long-term partnership with trade fair organizers Zak Trade Fairs and Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd. Through the partnership the two groups will work toward growing the event’s status internationally. 

As the exclusive overseas associate of Glasstechnology Show India, Messe Düsseldorf will be responsible for the show exhibitor promotion and support outside of India and China. 

According to information from Messe Düsseldorf, the Glasstechnology Show India has established itself as a presentation platform for the Asian glass industry and is already considered the principal trade fair for this sector in India. Exhibit categories include glass manufacturing, glass production technology, glass processing and finishing as well as glass applications.
Beginning in December 2007, the event will take place annually, alternating between Mumbai and New Delhi. Seminars and workshops will also be offered.


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