GS Seminar on Furnace Design: A Phenomenal Success
The 16th International Seminar on Furnace Design – Operation and Process Simulation, expertly organized by Glass Service (GS), proved to be an outstanding triumph.
An Inspiring Venue: Wellness Hotel Horal Hosts Esteemed Gathering
Set amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Velke Karlovice, Czechia, the exquisite Wellness Hotel Horal mountain resort provided a captivating backdrop for this momentous event. Welcoming an esteemed assembly of approximately 200 glass experts from over 20 countries, including the USA, Japan, Korea, India, and several European nations, such as the UK, the seminar received resoundingly positive feedback from its participants.
Collaborative Endeavors: ICG Technical Committee Meeting and Glass Defects Workshop
In conjunction with the seminar, the ICG Technical Committee 15 & 21 Meeting and the GS Glass Furnace Model (GFM) User Meeting convened, drawing 40 glass specialists. Simultaneously, a Glass Defects Workshop captivated the interest of around 50 individuals, fostering an environment of collaboration and knowledge-sharing.
Advancing Furnace Optimization: Valuable Insights and Industry Contributions
The seminar provided invaluable insights into the latest advancements in furnace optimization and CO2 reduction, fortified by simulations and cutting-edge control techniques. Esteemed industry leaders and organizations, including Schott, Johns Manville, Owens Corning, AGC, LMFV, SEFPRO, and FIC UK, made significant contributions to the proceedings. Furthermore, GS showcased their innovative developments related to the NIR Furnace camera, integrating AI software with ESIII and Industry 4.0, enabling the automation and optimization of the glass melting process through automated batch monitoring.
Recognizing Excellence: Graham Unwin Receives GS Modelling Award
The esteemed 8th GS Modelling Award was bestowed upon Graham Unwin from NSG Pilkington, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to implementing simulation tools within his company and his active involvement in conferences worldwide.
A Global Platform for Optimization: Biennial Seminar Dates Announced
The seminar, held biennially, serves as a prestigious global platform for glass experts to convene, sharing insights and advancements in leading simulation and control tools, with the ultimate goal of optimizing glass melting and forming processes. Mark your calendars for the forthcoming event, scheduled to take place on June 18 and 19, 2025.
Source: Glass Service with additional information added by Apazone