Agr International has invested more than 1 Million Euros in the establishment of an American Glass Research Testing Laboratory in Delft, The Netherlands.
The lab features industry-standard testing equipment produced by Agr International including a Ramp Pressure Tester 2X, Vertical Load Tester, and Pendulum Impact Tester for comprehensive, performance testing of glass containers. Additionally complementary AGR equipment housed at the laboratory includes a Line Simulator, Hot End Coating and Finish Coating Measurement Systems, Tilt Table, Polarimeter and MBTxt thickness measurement gauges. Along with the Agr equipment, the lab also has a range of state of the art optical and polarizing microscopes along with an array of metrology devices to round out the capabilities of the facility.
She will also have considerable involvement with the internal research projects and technical papers as they relate to glass as a material for use in the container industry. Clarissa received her PhD in Civil Engineering from Technische University Delft. She also holds a Master’s degree in Science & Engineering of Materials from Federal University Alfenas in Brazil.
New offerings at the Delft lab include an expansion of American Glass Research’ renowned Training Program with the addition of open enrollment seminars for the first time in Moscow, Russia in addition to expanded offerings in Krakow, Poland, Lake Ammersee, Germany and Montecchio, Italy.
American Glass Research, a leader in consulting, training and analytical services for the glass packaging industry since 1927, operates laboratories located in Butler, PA and Maumee, OH in the USA and Delft, the Netherlands. American Glass Research is a division of AGR International Inc.