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GPD Finland 2019 timetable release

The final program is now released. With over 180 presentations given via workshops, conference sessions and the Step Change program, attendees will be in for a treat! Presentations in the opening ceremony will be graced by the following distinguished professionals: Mr Stefan Blach, Studio Libeskind Mike Pilliod, Director, Tesla Dr. Sener Oktik, CTO SISECAM The

GPD issues Call for 2019 Special Award in public Candidate Nomination

The Glass Performance Days (GPD) organizing committee has issued a special Call for Candidates in nomination of the recipient of the second Jorma Vitkala Award of Merit (JVAM) to be announced at the opening of the GPD on June 26th 2019. The objective of the Award is to honor and reward individuals who have made personal

GPD Finland 2019 – call for papers

In GPD Finland 2019 we take a smarter look on the challenges the industry faces today regarding the ever-changing demands on planning of cities, building design, energy-efficiency and suitability in the environmental. The buzzword out there now is smart cities and our eyes will be on how smart glass will fit in the smart city environment. There will be

Latest in Glastory: Summary of worldwide glass trends from GPD 2017

Almost a year ago, over 650 international participants gathered together in the sunny city of Tampere, Finland, for the world’s leading glass industry conference, Glass Performance Days 2017. This blog touches briefly on the topics you can find in the summary report of presentations from the conference. The complete e-Book is available for download at www.gpd.fi. “Knowledge

Latest in Glastory: The search of true convection performance in the term jungle

by Miika Äppelqvist Full convection, forced convection, focused convection, recirculated convection – the list of terms goes on and on. I work full time with tempering solutions, and even I have difficulties understanding all the terms used in the industry. I can only imagine how difficult it must be for glass processors to cope with

Latest in Glastory: No more flat thinking for a curved world

by Juha Karisola Bent and tempered glass has long been of great interest to the market. The process of creating high-quality tempered bent glass has evolved over the years. Continued research and development, the best use of the latest technology and the experience of industry experts have opened up new dimensions in glass. Such a

SPEARHEADING NEW INNOVATIONS

The world´s leading glass conference, GPD, brings its special regional application to Istanbul, Turkey, now for the fourth time in March 7-10, 2018. The GPD program, to be organized in conjunction with the Eurasia Window, Glass and Door Exhibition, puts a special emphasis on new innovations in the design, use and processing of glass. ”The

Latest in Glastory: How and why to automate the flat glass tempering process

by Miika Äppelqvist Lately, we’re hearing a lot about automation, the Internet of Things and digitalization. What do these terms mean? And how do they relate to the glass tempering business? The purpose of automating a glass tempering line is not to add technology to the process just for the sake of technology. Instead, it’s