Founded in 1919 as the Glass Container Association of America, GPI is the trade association representing the North American glass container industry.
The life-cycle of glass—from natural raw materials, to manufacturing, through closed loop recycling—sets the environmental standard for packaging.
View a map of manufacturers, cullet processors and recycling locations to find out information by geographic area.
View our industry resources including the GCMI Flexo Color Guide, finish drawings, branding information and packaging guidelines.
Through the Glass Packaging Institute, glass container manufacturers speak with one voice to advocate industry standards.
Glass is made from all-natural sustainable raw materials, and is the preferred packaging for consumers’ concerned about their health and the environment.
Glass is the trusted and proven packaging for health, taste and the environment.
Glass goes through a three-step manufacturing process before it reaches consumers.
GPI’s 360° approach to glass education provides students with classroom and real-life experience to become the future of the glass industry, tomorrow.
This is a comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of the North American glass container industry.
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Through GPI, glass container manufacturers speak with one voice to advocate industry standards, promote sound environmental and recycling policies, and educate packaging professionals. Learn More