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Vidrala preparing for a strong future in glass packaging

2015-12-20 | Company news

As a part of its long-term strategy, the company has recently finalised one of the biggest deals in its history. In this second part, we review the past year, and take a look at the future for Vidrala. SECOND PART

Vidrala preparing for a strong future in glass packaging
ICG Committees
The International Commission on Glass, ICG, is a non-profit international association comprising 37 national organizations, based on the science and technology of glass. Much of the value of the ICG stems from its various technical committees that help to investigate new techniques, conduct studies and draft thematic guides that allow the sector to advance and improve glass manufacturing. There are currently over 20 specialized committees that cover a wide range of subjects. Vidrala is currently active in two of these, both of which are of prime importance. These are the Energy Efficiency Committee and the Refractory Materials Committee. Among other tasks, the Refractory Materials Committee is currently drafting a Guide, which will include tests and practical case studies on product quality management according to the needs of the glass produced, and the behaviour or corrosion of the materials used. The Energy Efficiency Committee identifies those stages that can potentially prove most beneficial in terms of efficiency improvements. Work is also carried out on the selections of impact technologies, in the setting in motion of pilot projects to develop these technologies, the generation of R&D and the organization of technical conferences on the subject of energy efficiency. Taking part in these committees enables Vidrala to be at the forefront of expertise on the world of glass and its manufacture, as well as knowing which are the most useful technologies for...
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