About GPI

Full membership privileges (Glass Container Manufacturers - Contact GPI, 703-684-6359 for a membership application)

  • Receive GPI member communications, committee updates, and news alerts
  • Voice your views on industry priorities and work collectively for the livelihood of the industry
  • Attendance at all GPI meetings
  • Eligibility to chair or serve on a committee
    or task force
  • Exclusive networking opportunities with manufacturer executives at our Annual Meeting
  • Exclusive use of the Glass Packaging Institute logo as a "Preferred Supplier"
  • Voting privileges — with 3 maximum votes per membership
  • Network with industry peers
  • Automatic seat on the GPI Board of Trustees

Emerald, Crystal and Amber Membership Applications

Be a part of change

Being a member of GPI ensures that you will be a part of the evolution of our industry and the future of glass.

Be an industry leader on the issues that matter, from sustainability to best manufacturing practices that increase recycling while reducing emissions and energy usage

Help the industry finish the sentence and bring back glass. Tell us what you wish to achieve by joining GPI.

Have a national voice

As a GPI member; your company is part of the association's vigorous government relations efforts to promote the interest of glass packaging:

FDA denies petition to ban chemical BPA

GPI's official statement

Increasing Manufacturing Competitiveness Through Improved Recycling Act of 2012
GPI Offers Expert Testimony at Congressional Hearing Examining Improved Recycling Performance.

Bill Seeks to Improve Recycling Data

Promote your image

GPI excels in promoting member companies within national glass stories. Our marketing programs help promote the benefits of glass containers. Examples of coverage include:

The New York Times: Wary of Plastic, and Waste, Some Consumers Turn to Glass

As a member of GPI, your company and initiatives can gain recognition at events such as those GPI is attending and/or speaking at this calendar year. View our upcoming events.

Stay in the loop

GPI provides an ideal forum to network with key industry leaders and customers.

Subscribe for our SmartBrief and stay up to date on glass packaging news.

Receive Competitive Intelligence Alerts regarding the competition and consumer concerns when the news breaks

Learn more about GPI's Spring and Fall member meetings




Our Members »

GPI member companies bring an array of consumer product packaging to the marketplace, including food, beer, soft drinks, wine, liquor, and cosmetics.  Click here for an Associate Membership Application (Supplier Company to the Glass Container Manufacturers - Crystal, Emerald and Amber Levels)


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