Munich, Germany, October 4, 2006 – Glassmakers around the world who want to boost their furnaces’ performance and productivity should visit Linde Gas at Glasstec 2006 in Düsseldorf, Germany, Oct. 24-28, 2006.
Linde and BOC, forming The Linde Group, a world-leading industrial gases and engineering company, are committed to designing and delivering innovative solutions to address glassmakers’ productivity, environmental and economic challenges. Since the companies merged in September, customers in 70 countries around the world now have access to a range of tried and tested offerings to meet their combustion technology and glass processing requirements.
“Glassmakers need to optimise their complex production processes. BOC and Linde work with our customers to develop solutions for growth that are tailored to meet their unique requirements. We believe our combined product and service portfolio will provide customers with compelling solutions. At Glasstec 2006, we will present our innovative technologies such as CGM™ which have been tried and tested worldwide and are designed to deliver maximum performance and flexibility,” said Hans Mahrenholtz, manager of customer segment glass, Linde Gas.
Customers are invited to participate in symposia events, which will take place Wednesday, Oct. 25 through Friday, Oct. 27 in our booth in Hall 13, stand A36.
CGM™ melting technology
9.30 to 11.00 a.m.
Speaker: Richard Marshall, glass marketing director, BOC, Murray Hill (USA)
HYFINE™ – bubbling with hydrogen plus oxygen
11.30 to 12.30 a.m.
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Heiko Hessenkemper, TU-Bergakademie Freiberg, Institut für Keramik, Glas- und Baustofftechnik, Freiberg (Germany)
Online glass engineering (Wednesday only)
02.00 to 03.00 p.m.
Speaker: André Ommer, general manager OGIS GmbH, Glass Global, Düsseldorf (Germany)
The Linde Group is a world leading industrial gases and engineering company with more than 53,000 employees working in around 70 countries worldwide. Following the acquisition of The BOC Group the company has gases and engineering sales of approximately $15 billion. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards earnings-based growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services.
For more information, please see The Linde Group online at http://www.linde.com
46 8 7311448