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100 Years of the "Perfect Mason" »

June 5, 2013 | Glass News

A special 16oz glass jar has been manufactured by Ardagh Group for Jarden Home Brands to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the iconic Ball brothers “Perfect Mason” jar.

Beer brands hope to catch consumers' eye with new bottles »

May 16, 2013 | Glass News

Some major brands are trying to catch consumers' attention with revamped bottles. http://gizmodo.com/why-so-many-beer-bottles-suddenly-look-so-different-499921026

Ardagh, Heinz form packaging development partnership to create new glass jar »

May 5, 2013 | Glass News

Ardagh Group and US food processing company HJ Heinz have formed a packaging development partnership to create a 300g jar for the European launch of a new culinary ketchups range.

California decides chemical BPA is toxic »

April 11, 2013 | Glass News

California on Thursday became the latest state to place restrictions on the chemical known as Bisphenol-A and declare it a reproductive toxicant. Read more here. 

BPA fears may hit metal packaging sector »

April 8, 2013 | Glass News

Consumer fears about Bisphenol A (BPA) may compound the negative impacts on metal packaging in the next 10 years according to the latest study from market analyst Visiongain. Read more here.

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