British Glass members meet with BEIS to discuss Brexit interests and issues

British Glass members meet with BEIS to discuss Brexit interests and issues
Photo source
www.britglass.org.uk
British Glass is today hosting a face-to-face meeting between the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and representatives from flat, container and fibre glass manufacturing.

BEIS asked British Glass to organise the meeting to discuss the glass industry’s interests and concerns related to the UK’s relationship with the EU after Brexit. Senior representatives from ten of the UK’s high volume glass manufacturers – covering flat, container and fibre glass – have been invited to the face-to-face meeting with BEIS officials.

High volume glass manufacturing contributes around £1.3 billion to the UK economy each year and provides more than 6,650 direct jobs, as well as an estimated 115,000 more jobs in its supply chain.

British Glass Senior Policy Advisor Debra Huntington said:

“Protecting and nurturing the UK’s glass capabilities is an economic and environmental imperative: our homes, vehicles, food supply, communication, entertainment and much more all rely on glass products. Ensuring our membership has ongoing and frank dialogue with policy makers is central to the purpose of British Glass – so we’re delighted to be hosting this meeting.”

Key issues to be discussed will include the nature of the UK’s future relationship with the EU carbon emissions trading scheme (EU ETS), costs of energy and how the REACH regulations will operate, trade remedies and movement of people.

600450 British Glass members meet with BEIS to discuss Brexit interests and issues glassonweb.com

Others also read

Largest trade event in North America featured IGE front and center
Meet HUECK at Windows, Doors & Facades Event, Stand A201, Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, from 24 to 26 September!
Almost 350 industry leaders from across the glass and glazing industry descended on Edgbaston Stadium and Conference Venue for the 2019 Glazing Summit. Event founder, Andrew Scott, reflects on a successful day.
Vitrum celebrates Murano: an ideal historical and artistic overview on the excellences of the ancient Venetian Glass Art since 1200 until today.
A former office block in Bristol has been transformed into a complex of luxury student apartments – complete with an impressive new look from Jack Aluminium Systems.
Following the recent withdrawal of Sapa: Technal’s popular kit products, Gloucester-based aluminium fabricator CDW Systems is pleased to announce that they can now manufacture fully-fabricated Crown and Dualframe door sets.

From industry

Is Kuleleri, Kule: 2, Kat: 22, 4. Levent
34330 Levent-Istanbul/İstanbul
Turkey

Ctra. Estación Km. 15.8
44415 Rubielos de Mora Teruel
Spain

40 Corniche El-Nil,
Al Sharafain Tower Maadi,
Cairo Governorate
11728
Egypt

Add new comment