Angolan greenfield container glass manufacturer Embalvidro has appointed Shiv Prasad Bandi as Chief Commercial Officer.

Mr Bandi has an extensive commercial experience of the container glass Industry in various African markets during his last 15 years, in different leadership roles at Frigoglass (Nigeria), MEG (Egypt) and AGI glaspac (India).

“Our vision is to be the most preferred container glass manufacturer in SADC region and some other strategic African locations partnering top beverage brands on the continent.

“We have also installed NNPB (Narrow Neck Press and Blow) technology that will enable bottle light weighting, and support our customers to drive growth in their segments.

“In spite of the current challenging macro economic environment, we strongly believe that our African economies will drive growth in the medium to longer term and therefore we have future expansion plans to grow beyond the current 180tpd furnace.”

The glassmaker is located in the suburb of Luanda city, and is said to have the best industry machinery installations by renowned global suppliers of equipments.