UK glass manufacturer Encirc was named Company of The Year at last night’s British Glass Focus awards.

The awards celebrate the achievements of the UK glass manufacturing industry over the past 12 months. Categories included Innovation of the Year, Sustainable Practice and Health and Safety in Action.

The full list of winners were:

Design of the Year, Container: Allied Glass

Design of the Year, Flat: The Glass Company

Innovative Solution: Encirc

Health And Safety Action: Saint-Gobain Glass

Sustainable Practice: Saint-Gobain Glass and Morley Glazing for their Green Vision Fund

Strengthening Business through People: Encirc’s Ignite programme

Rising Star: Will Ruane, Saint-Gobain Glass

Marketing Impact: Armstrong Partnership for its Encirc Big 5 campaign

Company of the Year: Encirc

Full report to follow