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Over 20 startups to create a step change in the glass business

For the first time in the 25-year history, the Glass Performance Days (GPD) event will feature a first-of-its-kind Step Change program. Involving tech-savvy startup companies from all over the world, the program is a unique initiative to propel the development of the industry and make a step change for the future of glass processing. Victor Jason,

GPD Finland 2017 Final program out featuring 180 presentations

In issuing the Final Program for the 25th Anniversary GPD Conference in June 2017 the organizers have some important points to make. These unique Glass Performance Days again attract the elite of the world´s glass professionals and a whole of 180 presentations have been signed up by top specialists. Another timely and important note is

Latest at Glastory: IoT and glass processing – where are we heading?

Today, almost all new devices – from home appliances to production equipment – are connected. Rapid development in consumer electronics has been increasingly moving towards industrial use. In the glass industry, this development is still in its early stages. Nevertheless, it can already be clearly seen that the Internet of Things (IoT) applications can enable

Rejuvenated face-lift for 25th Anniversary GPD

At the turn of this year The Glass Performance Days (GPD) announced significant changes and new initiatives for its upcoming 25th year Anniversary Conference June 28-30, 2017. Plans are at the finalizing stage but it is already clear that the venue will be new, the format upgraded and the interactive mode fitted to our times.

GPD Glass Learning Goes to Istanbul

March 8 and 9, 2017 promise to be some of the hottest days for Glass Learning in early 2017. That is when the Glass Performance Days – GPD – take their briefing skills to Istanbul, Turkey, repeating the success of the two previous similar events in 2015 and 2016. In 2017 the first seminar day,

Step Change 2017

The GPD conference is celebrating its 25th year this summer. The conference will be held on 28–30 June 2017 in Tampere, Finland. This year we have already 140 confirmed speakers for the conference sessions and workshops, 800 attendants are expected to join us in a new venue with exciting new possibilities. This year as a

Season’s Greetings

GPD team wishes happy and relaxing holidays for everyone! Participation registration is now open and the early bird registration fee is valid until Dec 31, 2016. To use our offer go to our registration platform.  If you are interested in speaking the abstract submission is open until Jan 20, 2017. To submit please go to GPD

Reshaping bus windshields with modern technology

By Juha Karisola   Windshields for both long-haul and city buses have evolved over the years. Today, they require much more sophistication to keep up with the latest environmental and production regulations. Passengers and drivers, too, require more in terms of comfort and safety. By selecting modern technology, glass processors can effectively serve both markets