State-of-the-Art Glass Factory Offers Ultra-Modern and Multi-Process Decoration Bottling Services for Wine and Spirits
Napa, California August 12, 2019 – Saverglass, the world’s leading manufacturer specializing in the production and decoration of luxury and high-end glass bottles for the wine and spirits industry, today celebrated its one-year anniversary of the opening of the multi-service facility in North America.
“It has been a phenomenal year of expansion for Saverglass on multiple fronts, from customer, partner and employee growth to massive strides in product innovations, as the market for premiumization is rapidly changing,” said Régis Maillet, Group Marketing Director for Saverglass. “We’re committed more than ever to growing the premium wine and spirit market in the North America, empowering distillers and wineries to have bottles manufactured and decorated that reflect their brand, and bring them to market faster.”
Saverglass Group invested $120 million for the construction of its glass manufacturing and decoration plant, where production started in June 2018 and created 410 local jobs. The new facility has produced 75 million bottles over the first year and will reach a production of more than 120 million bottles per year, boosting overall annual production to 720 million bottles over time.
Régis Maillet stated, “Our decision to have feet on the ground in the Americas has resulted in impressive business growth and very positive client feedback. As we hit the mid-year mark in 2019, we’re excited to continue the momentum and to work closely with fantastic brands of all sizes.”
Significant company and product milestones within the past year include:
- After a year of operation, Saverglass has run 5 color campaigns operated from a single furnace.
- The facility offers clients an ultra-modern and multi-process glass manufacturing and decoration bottle service (ink screen printing, coating and hot stamping have started. Acid-etching will be ready during this summer), all under one roof.
- Facility is capable of not only producing high-quality glass bottles made of extra flint glass for superior clarity and brilliance but antique green colored glass as well
- Low minimum order quantity option available, as well as King Size and multiple other pallet formats
Quality, creativity, innovation and flexibility are the four key strengths that have enabled the French-based company to establish its reputation as a pioneer, having become the world leader in the, manufacturing and decoration of glass bottles and carafes created for premium and above spirits along with high-end and vintage sparkling and still wines. Saverglass is renowned for its exclusive client portfolio which includes LVMH, Pernod Ricard, Bacardi Martini, Beam Suntory, Campari, Brown Forman, Treasury Wine Estates, Cristal Roederer as well as celebrity bottle Jon Bon Jovi Diving Into Hampton Water Rosé.
Saverglass, world specialist in manufacturing and decorating premium and luxury glass bottles, employs nearly 3,400 people in France and in the world (3 glass production sites, and 3 decor sites in France, one glass production and decoration site in Mexico, one production site in the United Arab Emirates). The Group, established in Feuquières (North of France), achieved a turnover of 464 million euros in 2018 ($520 million USD). With its glass and decor expertise, known for its innovation, product quality and design, Saverglass addresses premium and super premium spirits, fine wines and sparkling wine brands.