80th Conference on Glass Problems (GPC)

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October 2019

80th Conference on Glass Problems (GPC)

Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio USA
Date: 28.10.2019 - 31.10.2019
Hosted October 28-31, 2019 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the 80th Conference on Glass Problems (GPC) is the largest glass manufacturing conference in North America, attracting glass manufacturers and suppliers worldwide to exchange innovations and solutions.

In fact, the 2018 event was one of the largest in its history. The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC), in partnership with Alfred University, co-organize the conference. The GPC is devoted to the technical issues facing professionals responsible for the successful operations of glass manufacturing companies and features two full days of invited and contributed talks.

Broad topics of interest are:

Glass melting & quality
Combustion and heat transfer
Process control, sensors, and Industry 4.0
Modeling of glass melting and processing
Raw materials, batching, cullet and recycling
Forming issues and container customization
Safety, emissions, environment, and respirable silica
Carbon reduction, energy management, and electric boosting
Furnace design and reconstruction
Furnace life extension and maintenance
New topics (relevant to glass manufacturing)

If you’re interested in reserving an exhibit booth or a hospitality booth or salon, contact Mona Thiel (mthiel@ceramics.org)

The 80th Conference on Glass Problems is organized by the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council and Alfred University. It is endorsed by The American Ceramic Society. Glass Worldwide is the official journal.

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