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April 18-19, 2018: GlassTrend Seminar on CO2 neutral glass production, Marktheidenfeld - Germany

The GlassTrend organisation is a consortium of worldwide operating industries and institutes working in the field of glass and glass production. The name GlassTrend is an acronym of Glass Technology Research & New Developments and the association aims to co-ordinate research and development activities to improve the competitive strength of glass industries, its suppliers and customers. The purpose of GlassTrend is to identify the needs and requirements for improved and innovative production technologies for the whole glass industry in the broadest sense and to define and coordinate research and development activities which fulfil these requirements.

More on: GlassTrend website 

At the occasion of the Glass Trend Seminar on "How to face the technological challenges of the Paris climate agreement?" in Marktheidenfeld, Germany (see the programme) both Partners were present and attended:

  • the session "Low carbon raw materials" where Şişecam presented the Melting properties of fiber glass batch with low gas content,
  • the session "Low carbon combustion technologies and heat recovery" where Air Liquide presented the Combustion technologies and models helping carbon neutrality developed by Air Liquide.


​Founded in 1935 by İşbank at the directive of Atatürk, Şişecam is one of the most established industrial organizations in Turkey more than​ 80 years of corporate history and it is among the world’s most prestigious manufacturers due to its high degree of

Şişecam website

A world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 67,000 employees and serves more than 3.7 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen are essential small molecules for life, matter and energy. They embody Air Liquide’s scientific territory and have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902.

Air Liquide website

2018 GlassTrend Seminar Combustion technologies and models helping carbon neutrality

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