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New European Testing Lab to open Mid-October

Coming very soon to Europe is AGR’s new testing laboratory in Delft, Netherlands.  AGR Director of Research, Bill Slusser, AGR Senior Scientist Peter de Haan, manager of the new test laboratory and Office Manager- Research Europe Jennifer Hu-a-ng, met with European Beverage Fillers at the drinktec Trade Show in Munich Sept 11-16 and shared the wide range of services available at the testing new lab and recapped the benefits to European fillers including reduced turnaround times on projects, lower shipping costs and AGR’s unmatched expertise.  This office is intended to be fully operational by Mid-October.  Contact Us to discuss your glass bottle breakage issues, auditing or training needs in Europe or around the world.

Q3 e-Newsletter Announces new testing lab in Europe

AGR issued the Q3 e-Newsletter announcing the opening of a new testing laboratory in Delft, Netherlands. The laboratory is slated to open and be fully operational in October, 2017.
 
The creation of this facility is a demonstration of AGR’s commitment to its customers, and particularly intended to provide European glass manufacturers and fillers with better access to American Glass Research services.  The new location will offer flexibility and reduced turnaround times on projects, lower shipping cost with relation to samples and the availability of American Glass Research expertise within the local time zones.
 
Read more about the new laboratory opening as well as other news features including our “Ask Our Experts” and “Did You Know” features.  Click HERE to download the Q3 e-Newsletter.

AGR invited to return to Beijing, China

The Chinese Glass Expert Committee invited AGR to conduct two training seminars to its' members. AGR Director of Research Bill Slusser and Senior Scientist Dr. Wenke Hu conducted "Evaluation and Lightweighting of Glass Containers" and "Fracture 1: Testing and Breakage Diagnosis of Glass Containers" the week of July 10.  This marks the second consecutive year that AGR has been invited to Beijing to present open enrollment seminars. The participants represented Chinese Glass Manufacturers, brewers as well as other beverage fillers.

Dr. Wenke Hu conducted the entire “Evaluation and Lightweighting” Seminar in Chinese.  This was the first time an AGR seminar was presented in a language other than English without a translation.

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AGR travels to China

AGR Senior Scientist Dr. Wenke Hu and Sales Representative Zhu Yong travelled through China to meet with major breweries, beverage and pharmaceutical glass manufacturers and the Chinese Glass Expert Committee. They announced AGR’s new Onsite Lightweighting and conceptual computer design analysis, promoted AGR’s expert Fracture Diagnosis, Training Seminars (to be held in China), plant audit services and discussed long term partnerships aimed at improving bottle handling and reducing breakage. Need help with breakage, design or training? Contact Us