Up-to-date and in accordance with the annual motto of the glasstec 2018 “ NETWORKED PRODUCTION AND TECHNOLOGY”, Mr. Markus Frank, Project Manager of the Electric department at HORN Glass Industries AG presented a lecture titled “View on integrated Float Process Technology” at the sympodium. With regard to the development of industrial float glass production Mr. Frank examined the existing state of the batch-, melting-, shaping and cooling sectors as well as for the cold end. He also addressed the topic of industrialization using examples such as the application of fully automated glass flow control at the Tweel or automated equipment technology for more safety at work. Future visions include predictive maintenance and energy management as well as standardized production processes using cloud-based system solutions. If you wish to learn more about HORN's vision feel free to contact us.