n Packaging Review South Africa - R1,9-billion glass factory to be built in Nigel : printing & converting

Volume 36, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1014-8280



Consol Glass has announced that it will go ahead with its new Greenfield glass factory in Nigel south of Gauteng. The investment is likely to cost R1,9 billion. According to Consol group managing director, Mike Arnold, the additional capacity will increase the company's annual output by a further 25% or 220 000 tons, taking its total glass production to over one million tons/annum; in excess of four billion glass containers.

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