Interceram - International Ceramic Review

, Volume 67, Issue 5, pp 12–13 | Cite as

Raising our glasses!

  • Claudia Siegele
Ceramics Forum Glass

Glass containers are by far the most hygienic and environment-friendly receptacles for food and beverages. Moreover, as a packaging material, glass is unparalleled in its ability to preserve the taste of the product — and, of course, bottles of all sizes allow for unique and beautiful designs.

The German glass container industry is undoubtedly one of the most innovative players in the glass industry. It also uses a large proportion of recycled glass and has a high level of energy efficiency in its manufacturing processes, so that it clearly meets the need for sustainability.

The German glass industry also produces thousands of different containers for the cosmetics industry, the pharmaceutical industry and numerous other applications. Moreover, many container glass manufacturers are global players, and are present also in other European countries and in the United States.

Glass containers fulfill a wide range of different requirements. They can convey a specific image through their...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudia Siegele
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  1. 1.University of Applied SciencesKarlsruheDeutschland

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