Glass appreciation for retail - September

Glass appreciation for retail - September

Glass appreciation practical
24 September 2019

Designed specifically for retails and brand owners, the one day course introduces delegates to the processes, benefits and recyclability of glass – enabling them to understand and work with it more effectively.

Delivered by experts from Glass Technology Services Ltd, this course will give you a broad understanding of the material, its lifecycle, how it behaves and why, and the possibilities it offers. The accessible format and small groups size makes this an ideal introduction for anyone working in glass or otherwise dealing with glass products or issues.

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at those in the retail food, drink, pharmaceutical and cosmetic sector who will gain a benefit from an improved understanding of glass and its use for packaging – Ideal for industry personnel such as:

•    Procurement teams 
•    Packaging designers 
•    Marketing teams 
•    Brand owners
•    Retailers 
•    Packers and fillers of food, drink, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products 

What will be covered?

Theoretical and practical sessions on the day will cover:

•    Glass properties
•    Composition and melting of glass
•    Glass and the environment
•    Sustainability credentials
•    Glass recyclability
•    Colouring and decoration of glass
•    Glass defects and failure
•    Glass performance and strength

When is it?

Tuesday 24 September 2019
9.30am – 4.00pm – lunch provided

Where will it be held?

British Glass
9 Churchill Way,
S35 2PY

Just off junction 35a/36 of the M1.
Free parking available.

What does it cost?

British Glass members – £425
Non-members – £550
(All prices are per person excluding VAT)