On 23 November 2018, the annual ATIV event was held in Parma at the Santa Elisabetta Congress Centre.
The XXXIII Conference with the title “The Italian Glass Day” focused on the “Technological development in flat and hollow glass furnaces” and dealt with the main topics concerning glass furnaces, i.e. the use of refractories for the various types of glass and for the various types of furnace, the designing of furnaces intended also as control, sustainability, consumption, energy saving in furnace operation, filtration systems and treatment solutions, and pertaining regulations.
The day before the conference, a professional development course on the use of fused cast refractories for the various types of glass and furnaces was held. Participants came from all areas of the industry related to glassmaking, engineering and research.
REFEL, the well-known top quality fused cast refractories producer, supported both days with high level technical presentations and expert talks.