Wednesday, 11 November 2020 10:55

Anchor Glass Rejoins The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI)

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Anchor Glass and GPI membership align to strengthen glass sustainability leadership

The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) is pleased to announce that Anchor Glass Container Corporation is rejoining the association as a full member.

Anchor Glass, headquartered in Tampa, Florida, is the third largest North American glass manufacturer of premium glass packaging products with six U.S. locations that serve the South, Northeast and Midwest regions. 

2020 10 02 101504“For the first time in many years, we have all the major U.S. glass manufacturers and their major suppliers working together on common issues and opportunities in the glass industry," said Bertrand Paulet, CEO of Ardagh Glass North America and Chair of the GPI Board of Directors. “I am pleased to welcome Anchor to GPI and we look forward to leveraging our capabilities to increase glass recycling and promote the many benefits of glass as a sustainable and environmentally friendly package.”

“Anchor Glass is excited to rejoin GPI,” said Anchor Glass President and CEO Nipesh Shah. “As a premier glass packaging solution provider, we look forward to working together on industry issues and promoting glass as the packaging material for consumers.”

“We are delighted that Anchor Glass is rejoining as a member,” said GPI President Scott DeFife. “Anchor Glass supports the sustainable manufacture of glass containers, and supplies a number of industry brands and customers across the food and beverage end markets. We look forward to working together in support of our mutual efforts to leverage glass packaging’s infinite recyclability for a circular economy across the country.” 

To learn more about GPI’s member companies and how we serve them, visit our website.

About Anchor Glass 

Anchor Glass is a leading North American manufacturer of premium glass packaging products. Anchor Glass has long-standing relationships with blue chip companies across the beer, liquor, food, beverage, ready-to-drink, and consumer end-markets. The Company employs approximately 1,700 people and operates six glass manufacturing facilities located in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Minnesota, New York, and Oklahoma. For more information, please visit

About the Glass Packaging Institute

Founded in 1919 as the Glass Container Association of America, the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) is the trade association representing the North American glass container industry. On behalf of glass container manufacturers, GPI promotes glass as the optimal packaging choice, advances environmental and recycling policies, advocates industry standards, and educates packaging professionals. Follow GPI on Twitter and Facebook, and connect with us on LinkedIn for updates on all things glass. Learn more at

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