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

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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.

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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.
  • 2018 GlassTrend Seminar Combustion technologies and models helping carbon neutrality

LIFE CleanOx

Project funded by European Commission for helping industry to reduce its environmental footprint.

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