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Welcome to Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS) - a centre for glass research and development and an independent glass laboratory and consultancy accredited to ISO 9001 and ISO/IEC 17025 quality standards and unrivalled in the UK for its glass expertise.

Analysis

We provide expert analysis, testing and consultancy - conducted by our dedicated team of scientists who have expertise in glass manufacture, processing, material sciences, chemistr…

Environmental

MCERTs stack emissions monitoring, workplace monitoring and consultancy for climate change, energy, waste and environmental management systems, we have an established track record …

Glass Property Measurement

Determination of a wide range of glass properties, including thermo-physical, optical and melting properties.

Optical and Thermal Properties

Analysis of radiation properties, including optical and thermal emissivity, transmissivity, reflectivity and absorptivity.

Physical and Mechanical

Physical and mechanical testing for impact, thermal shock, internal pressure, vertical load, microwave, dishwasher and other requirements.

Quality Assessment

The quality and performance of a product once in market is a reflection of the brand, and suppliers, identity - should that product not be fit-for-purpose, cause injury, or not per…

Research, Innovation, Developm…

We are a key partner in a number of international consortium projects including the development of bio-compatible and bio-soluble glasses, glass coatings for various medical applic…

Technical Consultancy

Our technical experts provide support throughout the glass supply chain - providing clients with market advantage, knowledge and technical input to improve their manufacture, proce…

Training

In-house and hosted training courses to organisations throughout the glass-supply chain - whether it be for those working within glass production, those sourcing packaging for thei…


Latest News

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Business as usual as BREXIT begins

As the UK public votes to leave the European Union,...

24 June 2016

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5 May 2016

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We’ll be at Glass Focus 2016 – will you? Help shape the future of Glass

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Meet the Team

Dr Nick Kirk

Dr Nick Kirk

PhD BEng CEng CEnv FIMMM

Technical Director

Nick has over 20 years’ experience in the glass sector - including 6 years in ...

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Dr Malcolm Glendenning

Dr Malcolm Glendenning

Commerical Director

As commercial director at Glass Technology Services Ltd, Malcolm is responsible ...

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Philip Marsh

Philip Marsh

Business Development Manager

As business development manager at Glass Technology Services Ltd, Phil is respon...

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Daniel Capon

Daniel Capon

Principal Technologist - Analytical

Dan is head of the analytical and glass technology departments at Glass Technolo...

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Catherine Robinson

Catherine Robinson

Technologist - Product Performance

Catherine is head of the product performance department and responsible for all ...

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Rob Ireson

Rob Ireson

Innovation Team Leader

Rob is responsible for the management of the longer term development and innovat...

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Mark Pudner

Mark Pudner

Senior Environmental Technologist

Mark is responsible for the day-to-day running of the stack emissions monitoring...

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Martyn Marshall

Martyn Marshall

Principal Glass Technologist

Martyn is responsible for delivering the technical focus in several major Europe...

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Garry Smith

Garry Smith

Principal Consultant

Garry is a flat glass expert with more than 25 years’ industry experience and ...

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Chris Holcroft

Chris Holcroft

Senior Environmental Technologist

Chris is a member of the GTS project team managing and participating in a wide v...

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