Glass Futures plans to construct two hub centres employing dozens of highly skilled staff, creating 100’s of related jobs across the supply-chain. While the sites have not been finalised, one of the hubs is planned in the Liverpool City Region and the other in Yorkshire, between Sheffield and Leeds.
British Glass has just taken glass manufacturing health and safety leads to the Health and Safety Laboratory for a training session – but the subject matter might be surprising.
Prevention is always better than cure when it comes to health and safety. O-I UK has been making this a central principle of its culture – going beyond the obvious production plant context to include every employee – and their families. This work has won them a medal of excellence as part of the British Glass H&S Forward scheme.
The new Rocker Spirits bottle is inspired by a 1930's vintage oil can and literally 'rocks'.
A new design by British Glass member O-I shows that UK craft distillers can achieve a luxury position without compromising on sustainability.
O-I opened the doors of its Harlow plant to government officials from DECC and BIS this month. The visit, coordinated by British Glass, was a chance for those working on EU Emissions Trading Scheme and the Decarbonisation and Energy Efficiency Roadmap action plans to better understand how current policy developments play-out in practice – by seeing see glass production in action.
Prevention is better than cure when it comes to health and safety. O-I UK has been making this a central principle of its culture – going beyond the obvious production context to include every employee – and their families. It's won them a medal of excellence under the British Glass Health and Safety Forward scheme.