Alex has always been interested in science and engineering. He was the kid who took his family's old radio apart and enjoyed school field trips to factories. "I was curious like that," he says. "In high school, a friend and I once went to a...

PaneraTech has successfully demonstrated measurement of of a furnace bottom in a blind trial on a float line furnace. A major US-based float glass manufacturer approached PaneraTech to use our SmartMelter® solution to measure and monitor the residual thickness of the furnace bottom on a...

SmartMelter®, a comprehensive solution that is revolutionizing risk management and optimizing furnace life for glass manufacturers, has helped Cardinal Glass reach a scheduled furnace rebuild for their float line furnace. PaneraTech, the company that developed SmartMelter®, has been working with the company throughout 2016 to...

SmartMelter®, a breakthrough solution for measuring refractory wall thickness, is monitoring the health of the bottom of a Cardinal Glass float line as it operates in its final months before a scheduled rebuild. Cardinal has partnered with PaneraTech, Inc, the developer of SmartMelter®, to lower...

The July/August 2016 issue of Glass Worldwide Magazine features a Supplier Focus on PaneraTech, Inc. The article highlights the history and development of PaneraTech from its early days at the Ohio State University ElectroScience Laboratory to the world class engineering team that today inhabits its...

The SmartMelter® Story Featured in Glass Worldwide Magazine The innovative partnership between PaneraTech and Libbey Glass is featured in the March 2016 issue of Glass Worldwide Magazine (Read the full article).  This month's issue includes a personality profile on Terry Hartman, Vice President of Global...

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