The local plant is being honored for manufacture of the Bacardi Bottling Corporation's Island Breeze, a flavored rum that is the winner in the Distilled Spirits Category of the competition.The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), a national trade association that represents the North American glass container industry, conducts this biennial awards program that recognizes consumer product goods companies that package their food, beverage, cosmetic and fragrance products in glass."Glass continues to be the preferred packaging material for premium new products," said GPI spokesperson Mel Reis. "We congratulate the employees of the local Saint-Gobain facility for their contributions in bringing this product to the marketplace. Their hard work reflects the glass container manufacturing industry's commitment to product innovation."
The Henderson glass container manufacturing facility of Saint-Gobain Containers has been recognized for its production of an award-winning package in a national packaging design competition called the Clear Choice Awards.
2005-08-17T13:00:00Henderson Saint-Gobain glass plant gets award glassonweb.com