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 – Process Improvement Project Team 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       Best Practices – PMP – Kim Hershey, 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 – 9:55       Staging and Material Flow and Proper Counting – Michael Smith, Lilja Corp.

9:55 – 10:00    Q&A

10:00 – 10:30  BREAK

10:30 – 12:00  PROGRAM II – SYSTEMS PLANNING

10:30 – 10:55  Ways to Reduce the Installation Time for Mechanical and Electrical Systems – Fred Aker, SORG

10:55 – 11:00  Q&A

11:00 – 11:25  Saving Time in Process Control Installation – Keith Bagarus, RoviSys

10:25 – 11:30  Q&A

11:30 – 11:55  Coordinating Schedules to Check-out Systems – Dan Base, EAE Tech

11:55 – 12:00  Q&A

12:00 – 1:00    LUNCH

1:00 – 2:00      PROGRAM III – ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH & SAFETY

1:00 – 1:55       Safety Concerns Silica Dust, Refractory Removal, Hex Chrome, Heavy Metals, Permitting, Safety on Hot Repairs – Dragan Savik, Safety Controls Technology Corporation

1:55 – 2:00       Q&A

2:00 – 4:00       PROGRAM IV – DESIGN FOR CONSTRUCTION    

2:00 – 2:25       Shortening the Rebuild: When and Where Castables are Appropriate – Bryn Snow and Laura Lowe, HarbisonWalker International

2:25 – 2:30       Q&A

2:30 – 2:55       Hot Repairs and Reduced Rebuild Times-incorporating Lift Bolts Detection – Greg Canute, SSRCO

2:55 – 3:00       Q&A

3:00 – 3:30       BREAK

3:30 – 3:55       Engineering Using 3D Design & Clash Detection – Thomas M. Maheady, Borton-Lawson

3:55 – 4:00       Q&A

4:00 – 5:00       PROGRAM V – COOL DOWN & HEAT UP BEST PRACTICES

4:00 – 4:25       Rapid Furnace Cool Down – Optimizing Furnace Draining – Demetrius Rankin, Hotwork

4:25 – 4:30       Q&A

4:30 – 4:55       Hot Repair – Speaker Name, Fosbel.

4:55 – 5:00       Q&A

5:00 – 5:05       CONCLUDING REMARKS – Steven Weiser, O-I, Inc.

5:05                  SYMPOSIUM ENDS