News & Updates

As a result of demand exceeding supply of glass containers in Europe there is a shortage of mass produced jars and bottles.
  • People are drinking more beer wine and soft drinks
  • Summers are hotter and longer causing companies to increase forecasts
  • Brexit is causing large companies and supermarkets to stock-hold more
  • A fashionable move from plastic to glass is happening as a result of environmental publicity
  • A result of glass furnace rebuilds and closures
The shortage is expected to ease off in some sectors in Q3 2020