GMIC Symposium

Reducing Construction, Rebuild, & Hot Repair Times for Glass Manufacturing Furnaces
A symposium organized by the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council

PROGRAM
Hilton Columbus Downtown, November 9, 2017
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Description: The Reducing Construction, Rebuild, and Hot Repair Times for Glass Manufacturing Furnaces symposium is focused on the latest technologies in the market to support significantly reducing the time to construct and rebuild furnaces.  It provides a forum for the audience to gain technical knowledge and exchange experiences with each other in support of streamlined project execution.

Audience:  Glass manufacturers, Glass equipment suppliers, Design Engineers, Engineering Service providers, refractory suppliers, and construction firms.

Objectives:  The participants should come away from the symposium with knowledge of developments in construction and rebuilding technologies for glass manufacturing furnaces.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:Co-Chairman – Brian J. Naveken – Furnace Design Engineer, Toledo Engineering Company

  1. Co-Chairman – Steven Weiser – Total Systems Cost Community Leader, O-I
  2. Glenn Aspholm – Project Manager, Johns Manville
  3. Brian Baker – Director, Furnace Engineering, Knauf Insulation
  4. Frank Miller – Project Manager, Toledo Engineering Company
  5. Ernie Moylan – Furnace Specialist Supervisor, Cardinal FG
  6. Ryan Nelson – Vice President Sales & Business development, Lilja Corporation
  7. Mark Recker – Project Manager – North American Manufacturing, Owens-Illinois
  8. Robert Weisenburger Lipetz, MBA – Executive Director, Glass Manufacturing Industry Council

SCHEDULE:
7:55 – 8:00       Welcome – Robert Weisenburger Lipetz, Glass Manufacturing Industry Council

8:00 – 10:00    PROGRAM I – PROJECT MANAGEMENT PLANNING

8:05 – 8:25       Cost and Time Effectiveness of Choosing a Project Management Turn- Key Contractor – Doug Burgoon, TECO

8:25 – 8:30       Q&A

8:30 – 8:55        Non-Negotiable Project Management Fundamentals for Major Capital Projects – Nestor Duran, O-I

8:55 – 9:00       Q&A

9:00 – 9:25       Advantages and Cost Avoidance using a Design Build Project Management Approach – Brian J. Naveken, Toledo Engineering Company

9:25 – 9:30       Q&A

9:30 – 10:00  BREAK

10:00 – 11:30  PROGRAM II – SYSTEMS PLANNING

10:00 – 10:25  Ways to Reduce the Installation Time for Mechanical and Electrical Systems – Fred Aker, SORG

10:25 – 10:30  Q&A

10:30 – 10:55  Effective Process Control Installation – Keith Bagarus, RoviSys

10:55 – 11:00  Q&A

11:00 – 11:25  Coordinating Schedules to Check-out Systems – Dan Base, EAE Tech

11:25 – 11:30  Q&A

11:30 – 12:30    LUNCH

12:30 – 1:30      PROGRAM III – HOT FURNACE BEST PRACTICES

12:30 – 12:55   Innovative Hot Repairs: Drivers and Technology – Bob Chambers, Fosbel

12:55– 1:00      Q&A

1:00 – 1:25       Rapid Steam Cooldown and Optimizing Furnace Drain Time – Demetrius Rankin, Hotwork

1:25 – 1:30       Q&A

1:30 – 3:30       PROGRAM IV – DESIGN FOR CONSTRUCTION    

1:30 – 1:55       Shortening the Rebuild: When and Where Castables are Appropriate – Bryn Snow and Laura Lowe, HarbisonWalker International

1:55 – 2:00       Q&A

2:00 – 2:25       Hot Repairs and Reduced Rebuild Times – Incorporation Lift Bolts – Greg Canute, SSRCO

2:25 – 2:30       Q&A

2:30 – 3:00       BREAK

3:00 – 3:25       Engineering Using 3D Design & Clash Detection – Thomas M. Maheady, Borton-Lawson

3:25 – 3:30       Q&A

3:30 – 4:30      PROGRAM V – ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH & SAFETY

3:30 – 4:25       Safety Concerns Silica Dust, Refractory Removal, Hex Chrome, Heavy Metals, Permitting, Safety on Hot Repairs – Dragan Savik, Safety Controls Technology Corporation

4:25 – 4:30       Q&A

4:30– 4:35       CONCLUDING REMARKS – Steven Weiser, O-I, Inc

4:35                  SYMPOSIUM ENDS