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Alex Salmond praises O-I as it unveils £25m investment in premium bottle production

Alex Salmond praises O-I as it unveils £25m investment in premium bottle production

April 9, 2014 No Comments »

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has praised glass giant Owens-Illinois’s commitment to the country as it put premiumisation and a hugely accelerated design process at the heart of a £25m... Read More »

Distinctive new bottles for whisky brand Dewar’s

Distinctive new bottles for whisky brand Dewar’s

April 8, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch whisky Dewar’s has unveiled a range of new look bottles created with packaging design and branding agency Stranger and Stranger Read More »

IIT promotes cost effective conversion of waste glass

IIT promotes cost effective conversion of waste glass

March 31, 2014 No Comments »

Milling technology company International Innovative Technologies (IIT) is promoting the feasibility and cost effective conversion of waste glass into powder products for use in a wide range of recycling and... Read More »

O-I hires de Haan to run UK and Dutch operations

O-I hires de Haan to run UK and Dutch operations

March 28, 2014 No Comments »

Glass packaging specialist O-I has appointed Rens de Haan to the new role of country group executive for the UK and the Netherlands Read More »

Survey finds aluminium closures top choice for consumers

Survey finds aluminium closures top choice for consumers

March 20, 2014 No Comments »

The majority of wine and spirits consumers prefer an aluminium closure over other closure options for its convenience, according to a new report by market research company Read More »

British Glass sets out decarbonisation roadmap

March 7, 2014 No Comments »

The British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation has launched its decarbonisation roadmap to 2050: A Clear Future Read More »

Allied Glass introduces 3D printing to create a new bottle in hours

Allied Glass introduces 3D printing to create a new bottle in hours

March 7, 2014 No Comments »

Luxury glass packaging manufacturer Allied Glass Containers has invested in a new 3D printer and is offering customers the opportunity to create a bottle from scratch in just hours. ... Read More »

Scott Group and Viridor to open multi-million pound glass recycling plant

February 24, 2014 No Comments »

Scott Group has signed a deal with Viridor to develop an advanced glass recycling centre at its site in Newhouse, Lanarkshire Read More »

Bud Light launches reclosable aluminum bottle in USA

Bud Light launches reclosable aluminum bottle in USA

February 21, 2014 No Comments »

Anheuser-Busch, owners of Bud Light, have introduced a new, reclosable 16-ounce bottle for the beer in America in conjunction with Alcoa Global Packaging Read More »

Ardagh’s lightweighting expertise produces 190g Coke bottle

Ardagh’s lightweighting expertise produces 190g Coke bottle

February 6, 2014 No Comments »

Glass container manufacturer Ardagh has reduced the weight of the 330ml Coca Cola bottle to 190g bottle Read More »

O-I set to press ahead with investment as it posts 2013 results

January 31, 2014 No Comments »

The head of Owens-Illinois’s (O-I) European operation has said that the glass giant is committed to investing in the business as it posted its2013 full year results Read More »

British Glass launches ‘Women in Manufacturing’ initiative

British Glass launches ‘Women in Manufacturing’ initiative

January 22, 2014 No Comments »

The British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation has launched its ‘Women in Manufacturing’ (WiM) initiative to encourage more women to build careers in engineering and manufacturing Read More »

Stoelzle Glass Group acquires French glassworks and decoration facility

January 17, 2014 No Comments »

Austrian high-end packaging glass manufacturer Stoelzle Glass Group has acquired Verreries de Masnières and Bormioli Rocco Valorisation from Bormioli Rocco Group for an undisclosed fee Read More »

“Leave Your Cap On” recycling campaigns launch in Lincolnshire and Leeds

“Leave Your Cap On” recycling campaigns launch in Lincolnshire and Leeds

January 10, 2014 No Comments »

North Lincolnshire Council and Leeds City Council are the latest local authorities to launch Alupro’s “Leave Your Cap On” recycling campaign which encourages recyclers to screw the aluminium caps back... Read More »

Insight | Robert Ledgard

January 8, 2014 No Comments »

Packaging News catches up with Robert Ledgard about his new role as a designer at glass maker Beatson Clark Read More »