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Ardagh Glass and Reuse invest £5m in recycling push

Ardagh Glass and Reuse invest £5m in recycling push

July 22, 2014 No Comments »

Ardagh Glass has signed a 15-year agreement with Reuse to increase glass recycling, with the recycler investing £5m in new technology Read More »

Beatson Clark makes £80k investment

Beatson Clark makes £80k investment

July 14, 2014 No Comments »

Glass manufacturer Beatson Clark is now supplying pharmaceutical bottles pre-capped following an £80,000 investment Read More »

British Glass helps secure local funding in Sheffield

British Glass helps secure local funding in Sheffield

July 7, 2014 No Comments »

The British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation has helped win funding from Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) through its Growth Deal Read More »

Glass packaging continues fight for market share – report

Glass packaging continues fight for market share – report

June 19, 2014 No Comments »

The glass packaging market will reach $39.4bn this year but faces tough competition from plastic pouch packaging, according to market research firm Visiongain Read More »

Promens Packaging’s airless jar wins awards

June 12, 2014 No Comments »

Promens Packaging PHC has won the PackTheFuture 2014 – Sustainable Plastic Packaging Award, for its Slidissime airless jar Read More »

Vince Cable supports British glass industry at annual conference

Vince Cable supports British glass industry at annual conference

May 19, 2014 No Comments »

The British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation held its annual Glass Focus Conference last week, supported by business secretary Vince Cable Read More »

British Glass signs up to government drive for female engineers

British Glass signs up to government drive for female engineers

May 7, 2014 No Comments »

The British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation has signed up to the government’s Compact agreement to encourage female participation in technology and engineering Read More »

Beatson Clark wraps up weeks of exhibiting

April 30, 2014 No Comments »

Glass manufacturer Beatson Clark has promoted its products at three events in the last month Read More »

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 Comments Off

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 Comments Off

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 Comments Off

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 »