Ebbw Vale: Plan for 600-job glass bottle factory unveiled
Plans to build a glass bottle manufacturing plant which would create 600 jobs have been unveiled. Ciner Glass wants to open the factory in Ebbw Vale by 2023, with full production starting the following year. If the factory is built, there could be up to 100 extra lorry journeys in the area each day. A scoping report, which is usually submitted before a formal planning application, has been presented to Blaenau Gwent Council.
Greenfield Container Plant Proposed For UK
One of Turkey’s leading industrial conglomerates, the Ciner Group is looking to expand its glass container production activities into the UK. According to the BBC news website, a scoping report, which is usually submitted in advance of a formal planning application, has been presented to Blaenau Gwent Council in South Wales. Ciner Glass wants to open the factory in Ebbw Vale by 2023, with full production anticipated the following year.
Ebbw Vale glass factory to create 650 jobs
A new glass factory is to open in Ebbw Vale, eventually employing 650 people. The plant on the Rassau Industrial Estate will involve 400 jobs in its first phase. Turkish family business Ciner expects it to be operating within eighteen months. It will import sand to make new glass on site and recycle used glass.
Ciner Glass unveils UK glass manufacturing plant plans
Ciner Glass has unveiled plans for a container glass manufacturing and recycling facility in the UK. The proposed glass packaging site at the Rassau Industrial Estate in Ebbw Vale, Wales will create hundreds of jobs and ‘economic benefits for generations to come’, said Ciner Glass’ Board member Didem Ciner. The group has submitted an Environmental Impact Assessment and is currently waiting the results of a scoping report by the local authority, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council, which was due earlier this week.
Exclusive Ciner Glass Article
As the Executive Board Member of the Ciner Glass Group, Didem Ciner has recently taken over the leadership of ambitious plans to expand the glass container production activities in UK, Europe and US. Outlining the proposed European investments, Mrs Ciner spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about her plans for the first greenfield container glass sites to be built in Europe for over 15 years, as well as the next expansion phase at the group’s existing Park Cam operations in Turkey. The full version of this article appears in the July/August issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.