The facility decorates glass bottles using high-tech Italian finishing lines. Now Glass Decor offers its customers decorated glass products of European quality.
Glass Decor further develops decoration techniques for premium glass bottles and consolidates its customer base
Glass Décor introduces direct silkscreen printing technology for market leaders. Several premium brands of the Kristall Moscow distillery family are decorated: Staraya Moskva (Old Moscow), Kristall (Crystal), Posolskaya, and a number of others.
Glass Décor now offers acid etching technology to its customers, after installation of SAPI Italy acid etching lines at the finishing facility.
Glass Decor emphasizes its leading position in the decoration market in Russia, and presents decoration of other leading vodka brands like Yuri Dolgoruky, Ivan Kalita, Window to Europe, a number of other premium brands
After installation of a Glasscoat UK spraying line, Glass Décor is the first and the only Russian manufacturing company to offer its customers the full coating of a bottle by means of electrostatic spraying. Glass Décor customers now can select the look of the bottle from a wide range of colours and also textures.
Glass Décor installs a new Kamman (Germany) decoration line and enters new markets by offering its customers the decoration of perfume bottles, wine and beer bottles, as well as soft drink bottles.
These are luminescent colour print, and print with thermal varnish. Bottles coloured with luminescent colours glow in the dark with UV light, which provides substantial differentiation in points of sale like nightclubs and bars.
A new warehouse facility of 12,000m2 is built, as well as a new finishing workshop of 10,000m2.
A new Fermac (Italy) 8-color coating fully automated line is installed at the finishing facility. New SAPI Italy acid etching lines and colouring lines are purchased and installed there. As the result of the reconstruction efforts, Glass Décor’s production capacity is tripled and now makes 15mio decorated bottles monthly.
Glass Décor establishes Glass Décor Logistics and purchases specialized transport for carrying fragile glass products, so that Glass Décor’s customers receive their orders undamaged.
A new laboratory is set up at the decoration facility. It is equipped with the highly productive European decoration lines to achieve the best-ever quality for the most complicated decoration, with detailed, elaborate fine lines and the most minute detailing. Glass Decor Pack – a new company in the family – is established to produce packaging of ready products in corrugated cardboard and shrunk PET foil. For this purpose, Glass Decor purchases and installs special items of new equipment at its facilities.
A new range of glass bottles is launched – these are the bottles specially designed to accommodate further decoration. The bottle range includes premium bottles with thick bottoms. The company increases the number of decorated bottles to their customers in CIS and European countries.
The company installs a new Fermac, Italy line for high-speed electronic printing on glass surfaces. Now it is possible to transfer the complicated process of high-precision decoration of glass bottles to a fully automated routine, as well as cover the whole surface of a glass bottle with terminals and UV-colours.
Glass Décor offers its customers a new decoration technique: print by UV-colours that immediately harden when placed under special UV-irradiators. Now it is possible to print text and a full-coloured image above the fully coated glass surface. This print adds a new and trendy look to a customer’s glass bottle.
Glass Décor acquires a glass manufacturing plant located in the Vladimir Region, Central Russia. This acquisition allows Glass Décor to manufacture premium-quality Flint Glass bottles ranging from 0.05 to 3.0 litres, as well as to observe quality standards at each stage of clear glass manufacturing, so that the quality of clear glass bottles complies with Glass Décor’s decoration standards.
One more fully automated manufacturing line for hot stamping is launched at Glass Décor’s glass decoration facility.
Vacuum metallisation creates a mirror effect on a glass surface. This new decoration technique opens new opportunities to Glass Décor’s customers to create new, premium packaging of alcohol, food and perfume products.
The certificate obtained by Glass Décor’s glass manufacturing enterprise confirms that quality management system for the production of bottles and other containers made of glass for food products fully complies with the requirements and standards of ISO 9001:2008. The certificate also confirms that glass bottles manufactured by Glass Décor fully comply with international standards and technological processes. Glass Décor minimises production risks and improves management processes.
A certificate from the Federal Quality System is issued for Glass Decor’s decoration facility confirming the quality of its decoration. A new Fermac line for applying decoration on glass surfaces is installed at Glass Decor’s decoration plant. This line is purchased to meet the annual demand for decorated glass products of Glass Decor’s long-standing customer, a leader in the Russian spirits market. Storage space is also allocated at Glass Decor’s warehouse to meet the demands of this customer. All these measures confirm Glass Decor’s aspiration to be a truly customer-centred company and further develop its business together with company’s key customers.
The warehouse space of Glass Decor’s decoration facility is further increased by 7,000 m2.
The bottle of Chinggis Gold Limited Edition decorated by Glass Decor for its customer Gem International (Mongolia) gains an award for best packaging in an international competition.
Glass Decor decorates Beluga Celebration, Khanskaya and other new brands of its customers.
Glass Decor manufactures a smart bottle with a new element - debossed lens for the rebranded ‘Belaya Berezka’ (White Birch) vodka manufactured by Alcoholic Siberian Group.
For many years, Glass Décor has been developing mutually beneficial business relationships with key market players, manufacturers of premium beverages of both local and international origin. Ladoga Group, Synergy Group, Tatspirtprom, GEM International are just a few names of customers Glass Décor has long been happy working with.