AGC Glass Europe has been awarded Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold for its patterned glass.

The flat glass manufacturer, based in Belgium, became certified in January for its range of patterned glass. It includes the largest portfolio of certified products under the Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Programme with no fewer than 6 ranges.

The Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Programme recognises the sustainability of products throughout their life cycle. AGC’s patterned glass products, including Imagin, Imagin Sandblasted, Imagin Wired and Oltreluce, have been awarded Platinum standard for material health and Gold for the five other criteria taken into account in this certification.

AGC has already obtained Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver for its float and magnetron coated glass, as well as a Bronze for its range of decorative products (Mirox MNGE, Lacobel, Matelac, Lacobel T, Matelac T and Matelux), its laminated glass (Stratobel and Stratophone) and its insulating glass (Thermobel and iplus/ipasol Insulating Glazing).

This new accreditation is the latest step in AGC’s sustainable development policy, which is aimed at constantly raising the environmental performance of its products and production plant.