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Preferred journal of Glass Global, the November/December issue of Glass Worldwide offers a truly global update of the hollow, flat and speciality glass sectors with articles from 25 different countries including exclusive industry figurehead interviews and an expanded technology section.

To increase accessibility in the current environment, the digital version can be read free of charge alongside back copies in the Digital Archive (sponsored by FIC) at 

Whatever your company's area of glassmaking expertise, this issue’s broad cross-section of editorial will provide you with balanced coverage of the latest technological innovations, news, investments, profiles and market information. Highlights include:


Heinz-Glas Group: Carletta Heinz, CEO, discusses maintaining the family company’s 400 year traditions in glassmaking and her goals to build on the global success created by her father, Carl-August Heinz.

Guardian Glass: Guus Boekhoudt, Executive Vice President, outlines the company’s
revised management structure, examples of its recent investment priorities, market
conditions, some of the challenges faced, as well as opportunities for the business.

Steklarna Hrastnik: Peter Čas, CEO, explains how the decision to refocus on premium markets has stimulated a series of high profile investment projects in recent years, including commissioning the company’s new oxygen-fired furnace this November.

Zarafshon Oyna: Madgi El-Awdan, Senior Manager in the Glass and Solar industry at Siemens, discusses the construction of Uzbekistan’s first float glass plant. 

Ardagh Group: John Sadlier, Chief Sustainability Officer, describes how the group is
becoming a benchmark for sustainability throughout the industry.

Myanmar Golden Eagle: Ei Shwesin, Deputy Managing Director, outlines Myanmar’s first glass container project in a number of years.


13 technical articles offer practical solutions to the everyday issues faced by glass professionals during these challenging times.


Hollow and flat glass market conditions in Bahrain, Belarus, Germany, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Ukraine.


Alicia Durán, ICG President, outlines the International Year of Glass 2022. 


The latest activities of Eurotherm, Forglass, PPPS/CutPRO and Refractory Machining Services. 


Topical contributions from AIGMF, BV Glas, GPI and VDMA covering issues affecting their members in the flat and hollow sectors.

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