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79th Conference on Glass Problems brings together glass manufacturing industry

By Andrea Ross / November 9, 2018

More than 535 people from around the world gathered at the Greater Columbus Convention Center November 5–8, for the 79th annual Conference on Glass Problems. The conference brings together global manufacturers, suppliers, and academics to exchange innovations and solutions.

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Air Products donates $15,000 to ensure future opportunities for ceramic and glass students

By Faye Oney / December 5, 2017

Air Products recently presented a check for $15,000 to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation and the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council. The money will go toward supporting student travel grants and the CGIF’s mission to attract talent in the ceramic and glass industry.

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Air Products Foundation to donate up to $15,000 to support ceramic and glass students

By Faye Oney / November 3, 2017

Going to the Glass Problems Conference next week? For every visitor who stops by its booth, the Air Products Foundation is donating $100—up to $15,000—to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, which will support student travel grants and the CGIF’s mission to attract talent in the ceramic and glass industry.

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Glass professionals converge to tackle industry’s toughest challenges

By Stephanie Liverani / November 11, 2016

More than 500 attendees came together for the 77th Conference on Glass Problems in Columbus, Ohio, this week, including an unprecedented number of students.

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Cracking the corrosion code: Graphene coating could help mitigate glass damage

By Stephanie Liverani / November 8, 2016

Researchers from the Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials at the Institute for Basic Science in South Korea say that a novel graphene coating might help solve challenges with glass corrosion.

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The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation and The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council Receive $20,000 Grant from Owens-Illinois

By Stephanie Liverani / September 16, 2016

The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) and The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC), both located in Columbus, Ohio, are pleased to announce receipt of a $20,000 grant from the O-I Charities Foundation of Perrysburg, Ohio, to support CGIF outreach programs and provide travel grants to college-age students.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / December 30, 2015

Alcoa signs with Boeing, Materials Technologies moves forward, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 30, 2015.

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Industry report connects glass manufacturers with solutions, innovations, and cold, hard data

By Jessica McMathis / January 22, 2015

The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council is addressing an intelligence gap with the creation of a reliable, detailed industry report that simplifies the communication of solutions and innovations, increases the wisdom of managers, reduces the risk of investors, and provides other vital services to the glass industry.

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75th Conference on Glass Problems has no problems delivering on pre-meeting promise

By Jessica McMathis / November 6, 2014

The content-rich, technically oriented conference, organized by the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council and Alfred University, delivered—kicking off Monday at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in the heart of downtown Columbus.

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Refractories and TCB: A GPC photo roundup

By Jim Destefani / October 17, 2013

More than 400 glass industry professionals attended this year’s Glass Problems Conference in Columbus, Ohio, including international visitors from 17 countries.

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