Mexican glass manufacturer Vitro has opened a decoration facility in Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil.

The flat and container glass producer has been in the Brazilian market for more than 10 years and said the new site would enable it to react more rapidly to customer needs.

Initially the centre will serve the Brazilian cosmetics glass sector wit the option to expand at a later date.

The site contains technology for painting, silk screening and hot stamping, which is the type of decoration required by its markets.

Around 29 people will work at the site but the facility can accommodate up to 90 staff depending on customer demand.

The centre was officially opened n October 27 in a celebration with staff workers at the site along with a Mexican team that was brought to train domestic workers.

Roberto Díaz Kirk, Vitro’s South American Sales and Marketing Director, said: “Brazil is a big market with a great potential to keep growing and we see Vitro being part of that growth.”