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Friday 11 May 2012

Glass Focus Conference 2012 - Innovation, Development and Fresh Thinking

London Heathrow Marriott Hotel

Bath Road Hayes, Greater London, UB3 5AN
United Kingdom
From raw materials and recycling, through manufacturing, processing and final product production and onto retail to the end-user/consumer this conference will bring stakeholders together to stimulate debate. It features tailored sessions to meet the needs and interests of each distinct market for the different types of glass product: automotive glass, container glass (packaging), domestic glass (crystal, furniture and tableware), flat glass (structural glass and glazing), special and technical glass (laboratory and scientific applications).
The day features six bespoke breakout sessions including: packaging (container glass), building products, design and sustainability (flat and fibre glass)raw material supply and legislative compliance issuesAlso included is the launch of a new glass skills academy, 
Discussing the event Dave Dalton, Chief Executive Officer of British Glass, said, “We want to express the forward thinking and innovative dimensions of glass and the glass supply chain and to share this with all relevant stakeholders.”
Delegates include national and international stakeholders from around the world, including: raw material suppliers, glass manufacturers and processors, brand owners, retailers, food manufacturers, architects, designers, politicians and civil servants.
Interested parties should contact Jackie Donoghue at British Glass on +44 (0) 114 290 1850, or email: