News archive

News archive

Scroll back through British Glass' own news and comment, as well as news from our members.

23 June 2020
Entries for the Glass Focus Awards 2020 are now open with this year’s event featuring a virtual presentation ceremony, on Thursday 12 November. ...
3 June 2020
British Glass member Encirc are currently building the largest container glass furnace in the world at their site in Cheshire. The furnace will be...
7 May 2020
British Glass is delighted to publish the categories for this year’s Glass Focus awards that includes two new additions. Set to take place on 12...
5 May 2020
British Glass is joining the pan-European consumer movement Friends of Glass in calling on brands to make the switch back to glass. The move comes...
19 March 2020
Following the statement from the Prime Minister on 23 March, we have taken the decision the close the British Glass offices until further notice to...
16 March 2020
For the first time ever, European container glass manufacturers come together to build the first large scale Hybrid Electric Furnace to run on 80%...
9 March 2020
Leading glass container manufacturer and bottler, Encirc, has launched a new diversity charter committing to boost gender equality across the...
4 March 2020
Earlier this month British Glass accompanied members of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) team on a visit to the Ardagh...
3 March 2020
The glass industry responded today to a call to switch away from glass wine bottles which appeared in the Financial Times on February 21st. Michel...
2 March 2020
British Glass member Allied Glass have launched their 2020 student competition for its second year. Working alongside the Retail Institute, Leeds...