Head Electrial Engineering
Training session in action!
Dear Madame or Sir,
“OPTIMELTTM, to boldly go where no glassmaker has gone before”.
Together with his team, Edward has built the new furnace control system and
He is constantly developing furnace information to provide to the furnace
The OPTIMELT project at Libbey Leerdam will enhance glass manufacturing
frontiers. Besides the immediate benefits on fuel efficiency and emission
reductions, the project will also benefit the employees at the Libbey Leerdam
They will be trained to operate this state of the art system to become one of
efficient glass plants in the world, and therefore improving their long term
opportunities. At the same time, LIFE OPTIMELT project investments will directly
regional economy for several years during the project execution.
Libbey and Praxair experts have jointly developed a training program for its
daily specialist, engineers and maintenance personnel. In total about 110 Libbey
team members will attend theoretical training sessions and practical modules.
This is a key process to ensure a safe and smooth project startup, while
maintaining project execution on time.