Ardagh Glass Packaging (AGP)-UK Shines at Edrington’s Supplier Awards!
In the prestigious realm of the Spirit Industry, Edrington’s Supplier Awards serve as a hallmark event, honoring the outstanding contributions of its suppliers. This year, Ardagh Glass Packaging (AGP)-UK emerged triumphant, clinching the coveted title of Best Sustainability Supplier of the Year.
A Commitment to Sustainability
AGP-UK’s accolade was a testament to its unwavering commitment to sustainability, particularly in the production of The Macallan single malt Scotch Whisky glass bottle. Since 2022, AGP-UK has been the proud supplier of the iconic glass bottle for ‘The Macallan’ brand. What sets this achievement apart is AGP-UK’s dedication to continuous improvement. The company successfully reduced the bottle’s weight by 85g, enhancing sustainability in both production and transit, all the while upholding the impeccable quality for which ‘The Macallan’ is renowned.
Innovative and Eco-Friendly Practices
Lesley Robinson, National Account Manager, AGP-UK, shed light on the innovative practices that led to this recognition. “We employ recycled commercial flint glass cullet in crafting The Macallan bottle, significantly lowering carbon emissions. The resulting glass not only boasts clear color and superior quality but also aligns with our enhanced sustainability credentials.” This accomplishment underscores AGP-UK’s innovative strides in eco-friendly manufacturing practices.
Excellence Recognized: Supplier Conformance Gold Award
In addition to the prestigious Best Sustainability Supplier of the Year award, AGP-UK clinched a gold award in the Supplier Conformance category. This accolade celebrates AGP-UK’s exceptional quality performance and exemplary customer service throughout the year.
AGP-UK’s achievements at Edrington’s Supplier Awards exemplify the company’s unwavering commitment to excellence, sustainability, and customer satisfaction. As a trailblazer in the industry, AGP-UK continues to set new standards, shaping the future of sustainable packaging and supplier excellence.
Source: Ardagh Glass Packaging with additional information added by Apazone