Glass Processing Days (GPD), organized by Tamglass, a part of
Glaston Technologies, has been scheduled to take place June 17-20,
2005, in Tampere, Finland. The conference will focus on automotive
and architectural glass, as well as global market and trends.
According to a company press release, GPD has been developed
further compared to the 2003 event in order to better serve the
glass processing industry in a changing market. GPD 2005 organizers
expect the conference to attract more than 900 glass processing
One day of the conference will be devoted to case studies from
the glass processing industry. Another session, on selling and
marketing products, is designed to provide participants with new
ideas, common business and selling models. In addition, GPD 2005
will focus on coatings and processing coated glass. The scheduled
opening speaker, Luc Williams, from Asahi Glass Co., will speak
on "Shifting Markets Appealing for Innovative Glass Products."