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Eugene Gerden

Eugene Gerden

Eugene Gerden is an international freelance writer, who specializes on covering the global glass sector. He worked for several industry's titles and can be reached at

Western European Glass Sector Reemerges

The flat glass industry in Western Europe is seeing a resurgence of growth following pandemic challenges and the shock to energy costs caused by the end of Russian gas supply to the region. Concerns remain about energy costs, and high costs in general.

Russian Glass Industry Faces Tough Times as Sanctions Take Toll

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has of course had an effect on the domestic glass industry in Russia. New reporting on the state of the industry reveal how producers are struggling with Western sanctions, and turning to new markets and products to makeup for lost export profits.