Glass industry news

Piramal Glass seeks to break ground in Europe

Published: January 09, 2019 by Sheena Adesilu

Piramal Glass has planned to break ground in Europe, starting with Glass Valley in Eu, France.

The Indian glassmaker has decided to make a name for itself in the competitive luxury bottle market, which is largely occupied by European players. It began its European business in Glass…

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Verescence set for new owner

Published: January 08, 2019 by Greg Morris

French perfumery and cosmetics glass packaging manufacturer Verescence is about to change ownership.

The company’s owner Oaktree Capital Management has entered exclusive negotiations with UK-based private equity group Stirling Square Capital Partners to acquire its entire stake in the…

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The Top 10 stories of 2018

Published: January 07, 2019 by Greg Morris

The most popular news stories on the Glass International website in 2018 (according to Google Analytics).

Saverglass’s Mexican site produces first bottles

Saverglass’s container making site in Acatlán de Juárez, near Guadalajara, Mexico has produced its first bottles.


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Speakers confirmed for Glassman Asia conference

Published: January 07, 2019 by Greg Morris

Fives Stein, Eurotherm and Pneumofore have been confirmed as some of the speakers at the Glassman Asia conference in Jakarta, Indonesia later this month.

The event takes place on January 30 and 31 at the JI Exhibition Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Şişecam launches sustainability workshop

Published: January 07, 2019 by Sheena Adesilu

Şisecam launched its sustainability pathway ‘Care for Next’ at the II International Sustainability Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey.

The theme of the workshop was ‘From Information to Smart Society’. 300 delegates from 13 countries, consisting of 40% women and 60% men, attended the…

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Şişecam receives six awards for bottle design

Published: January 04, 2019 by Sheena Adesilu

Şişecam Glass Packaging received six awards for its Tuborg Frederic beer bottle design.

The Tuborg bottle was designed and produced as a special series by Şişecam. It is distinguishable from the standard bottle with its square shape, easy-to-grip wide body and solid structure. 

It won…

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