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Time to issue call for papers for GPD Finland 2017

Dear Colleagues, Time again to issue a Call for Papers – to another Glass Performance Days event and one that will out-perform its predecessors. Again we introduce new thoughts and concepts, streamline our arrangements and sharpen our focus. Growth – Knowledge – New Generation is our theme for 2017. In issuing this summons, it strikes

The Value of Pushing Limits

By Jonathan Cohen The art of pushing the limits or boundaries has been practiced for decades. Pushing limits has its pros and cons. It could be very costly if not successful. However, when successful, it ends up with the creation of new products, services or processes that normally add value to organizations and society. According

Understanding the tempering line costs and payback

By Miika Äppelqvist A tempering line investment is usually one of the biggest investments a glass processing factory can make. However, the costs related to the investment are more than just the machine alone. The calculation may seem simple, however, different companies value different factors in a very different way. The methods of calculation might

The true value of continuously connecting the dots…

We all tend to believe in what we do, thus allowing self assertion to creep up on us and take over. But most often than not, the true fruit of ones labor can easily be spotted by both friend and foe. So if you truly believe in what you do, then why not step back and allow