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March 18, 2020 | Press Release

As businesses across the country adjust to evolving policies regarding operations and work schedules, the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) is requesting local, state and federal policymakers to continue classification of glass food and beverage manufacturing production as an “essential” industry i

GPI President Scott DeFife to Lead Glass Recycling Foundation’s Executive Board »

February 25, 2020 | Press Release

GPI President Scott DeFife was named President of the Glass Recycling Foundation’s (GRF) Executive Board. DeFife takes the helm as Board President just as GRF has received the foundation's first $50,000 to its endowment. 

Glass Packaging Institute Members Create Quality Markets for Glass in Northern Virginia  »

January 28, 2020 | Press Release

Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) members are partnering to create a circular economy for high quality recycled glass in Northern Virginia. 
Click here to read more about the success of the new glass recycling program. 

GPI Names Bertrand Paulet, President and CEO of Ardagh Group, - Glass North America, as 2020 Board Chairman »

January 21, 2020 | Press Release

The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) today announced the selection of Bertrand Paulet, President and CEO of the Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, as Chairman of GPI’s Board of Trustees. His term as Chairman began January 1.

The Glass Packaging Institute Selects New President  »

July 29, 2019 | Press Release

The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott DeFife, who will lead the association as its President beginning August 19th.

U.S. Wine Market Growth Leads Demand for North American Glass »

January 24, 2019 | Press Release

The market for organic, sustainable and biodynamic wines will continue to grow. This is especially true in the U.S., where the number of all wine bottles sold reached more than $4.3 billion last year and is predicted to increase 14 percent by 2022.

GPI Announces the 2018 Michigan State University Glass Packaging Design Competition Winners »

October 23, 2018 | Press Release

The first-place winner of the 2018 Glass Pac

GPI Announces the 2018 Clear Choice Award Winners »

October 9, 2018 | Press Release

The Glass Packaging Institute 

GPI 2018 Clear Choice Awards - Call for Entries »

April 24, 2018 | Press Release

The Glass Packaging Institute is pleased to announce that it is 


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