This course is developed in cooperation with the NCNG (National Committee Netherlands Glass industry).
In cooperation with:
The next course is scheduled on Monday, 9th June till Friday 13th June 2014 (5 days) in Toledo Ohio, a center of glass manufacturing in North America. The course is open for the employees of the North and South American glass producing industry and related suppliers.
The training course is hosted by Libbey Glass in Toledo, Ohio.
This in-depth course covers many aspects of glass and glass production: from raw materials to formed product, including glass structure & properties and glass melting technology. The teachers of the course have more than 20 years glass technology experience each. Since 1990, this course has been given to more than 900 employees from glass industries worldwide.
All presentations will be formatted in PowerPoint, and will be in the English language. All participants will receive a comprehensive text book (800 pages).
This five-day training course is being offered to employees of Glass Trend member companies for Euro 2300,- per participant, and for non-Glass Trend members Euro 3000,- per participant, including an introductory e-learning course by internet and lunches and drinks during the breaks, and excluding taxes/duties, hotel accommodation and travel costs. The new interactive e-learning course involves the watching of 10 short films and answering multiple choice questions via a website on internet which is open for the students in a period of 2 weeks preceding the classical course. The required time to take this introductory course is around 2 hours.
Cancellations before May 1st, 2014 are free of charge.
May 1st – May 31st, 2014: 50% of the registration fee will be charged.
June 1st – June 9th, : 75% of the registration fee will be charged.
No show: full registration fee will be charged.
This training course will take place in the case that we receive registrations of minimum 16 participants (the typical size of the class is 16-25 students).
The tentative program can be found on page 5 to 7, with more details on the contents per subject on pages 9 to 10.
The course is meant for entrants in the glass industry or suppliers of the glass industry, young glass technologists and scientists or as extra education for practically experienced engineers in the glass industry to receive a more basic understanding of glass production.
Level: high technical and academic.
Read more and register here.