Blog Archive

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