The top ten stories by visitor number to the Glass Iternational website in 2013 were:

1 Ardagh Group’s acquisition of Verallia North America The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued an administrative complaint alleging that the Ardagh Group acquisition of Verallia North America is anticompetitive

2 Acquisition of Verallia North America Ardagh has announced that it is in the process of restructuring its proposed acquisition of the Verallia North America (VNA) business

3 Coca-Cola reverts to glass packaging Coca-Cola is to revert to glass packaging after sales of soft drinks in glass bottles grew by 2.6%

4 Ardagh´s acquisition of Verallia progresses Ardagh has progressed its negotiations with the US Federal Trade Commission regarding a potential settlement of the Commission’s challenge to the acquisition of Verallia North America (VNA).

5 Bormioli Rocco buys Neubor Glass Italian glass manufacturer Bormioli Rocco has bought a majority stake in Neubor Glass.

6 Schott: The search for a super glass Developers at Schott are working to develop a thinner, studier glass to meet industry demand.

7 Emhart changes its name Emhart Glass has changed its name to Bucher Emhart Glass and introduced a new visual brand identity.

8 Brazilian container glass plant for Vidroporto For its new container glass plant in Brazil, Vidroporto chose Zippe, Horn, Bucher Emhart Glass and MSK Verpackung for the design, supply, erection and start-up of the whole production unit.

9 Verallia to establish north eastern Brazil plant Food and drink packaging group Verallia has decided to speed-up its development in Brazil with the construction of a €70 million greenfield plant in the north east of the country.

10 O-I completes €21 million investment in Leerdam Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I), has completed a €21 million investment at its Leerdam plant in the Netherlands to enhance its capabilities and better support the brewing industry in the Benelux market.