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Analysis

European glass business in growth

10 Apr 2015

tarczyn

Last year, seek solid growth was recorded for the European container glass industry. In the EU28, production volume increased by 1.6% according to the European Container Glass Federation FEVE.
More than 22 million tons or some 50 billion glass containers were sold to customers inside and outside EU markets. All EU countries recorded positive growth [...]

Analysis

Glass packaging market worth USD39.4bn

27 May 2014

breezer

The glass packaging market is set to grow in the next 10 years. However, glass packaging is facing increasing competition from rival packaging materials that are stronger, lighter and cheaper to manufacture and transport, as experienced in many of the glass packaging submarkets. Glass is up to seven times heavier than the equivalent volume of [...]

Corporate

Glass packaging body launches campaign

27 May 2014

absolut-moscow

Friends of Glass, view the consumer platform for FEVE, medical the European Container Glass Federation, will Look Beyond the Label in its new consumer campaign, launched on the 13May. The campaign will highlight what it considers to be the health benefits of glass packaging, outlining why it is the consumers choice when it [...]

Environment

Glass recycling increases

7 Apr 2014

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Data from the glass industry suggests that the average glass recycling rates in the European Union have passed the 70% mark. This means that over 25 billion bottles and jars were collected throughout the European Union in 2012 to make new bottles. The savings in virgin resources could build two Egyptian pyramids.
Recycling means that less [...]

Analysis

Plastic pouches threaten glass

31 Mar 2014

Capri Sun

The glass packaging market is set to grow in the next 10 years. However, glass packaging is facing increasing competition from rival packaging materials that are stronger, lighter and cheaper to manufacture and transport, as experienced in many of the glass packaging submarkets. Glass is up to seven times heavier than the equivalent volume of [...]

Analysis

Low-cost packaging supports competitive prices

24 Mar 2014

private label CVS

According to a report from Canadean, ambulance low-cost packaging innovation will allow discounters and private labels to continue to take share from brands by offering more competitive prices. Lightweighting and using alternative materials are among the solutions that will minimise production cost for manufacturers in the highly price sensitive markets.
 
Lightweighting and other innovations help [...]

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