Ciner Glass Unveils Vision for Cutting-Edge Plant in Lommel, Belgium
November 14: In a momentous live-stream event, Ciner Glass illuminated its groundbreaking design and manufacturing plans for its upcoming facility in Lommel, Belgium. The event, held from 9 am UK Time (10 am Central European Time), marked a significant step toward providing the European market with state-of-the-art glass bottles.
Embraced by Dignitaries: Local and National Authorities, Ambassador Presence
The occasion was graced by the presence and active participation of local and national authorities, along with the esteemed Ambassador of Turkey to the European Union, Mrs. Didem Ciner. As the Chair of Ciner Glass, Mrs. Didem Ciner elaborated on the strategic plans that Ciner Glass envisions for its cutting-edge plant.
Symbolic Launch: First Glass Bricks Laid
The ceremony reached its pinnacle with a symbolic gesture—the placement of the inaugural glass bricks. Executed by Mrs. Didem Ciner, along with the founder of Ciner Glass Group, Mr. Turgay Ciner, and other distinguished guests, this act signified the tangible commencement of a transformative journey.
Strategic Land Transfer: A Prelude to Progress
On February 2, 2023, Ciner Glass marked a pivotal moment by signing a land transfer agreement for 240,000 square meters at Kristalpark III in Lommel, Belgium. Following the acquisition of necessary permits, this agreement propelled Ciner Glass further in the realization of its ambitious project.
Lommel’s Allure: Tradition, Resources, and Strategic Accessibility
Lommel, with its rich history in glass production and the abundance of silica sand—a key raw material for top-tier glass—serves as the natural choice for Ciner Glass’s expansion. The company’s vision extends beyond just production; it’s about contributing to a sustainable glass cycle in Belgium. The strategic location, near the port of Antwerp and boasting easy access via road, rail, and waterway, positions Lommel as an ideal hub for Ciner Glass’s future endeavors.
As Ciner Glass paves the way for a state-of-the-art facility, the legacy of tradition, innovation, and sustainability converges in the heart of Belgium’s glass industry landscape. Stay tuned for the transformative journey that lies ahead.
Source: Ciner Glass with additional information added by Apazone