The sponsors

British Glass believes that the best ideas come from joined-up thinking – which is why we welcome the full glass manufacturing supply chain into membership. We’re also delighted by the range of companies who have kindly chosen to support these awards – demonstrating their support of the glass industry.

            

Overall event partner 
Glass Worldwide is the leading bi-monthly journal for all sectors and regions of the international glass industry. An active member of British Glass and media partner of the new Glass Futures project, Glass Worldwide also acts as preferred or official journal of industry associations including  AFGM, AIGMF, Assovetro, FEVE, Glass Alliance Europe, Glass for Europe, Glass Packaging Institute, GlassTrend and GMIC.                                              

                                

Sponsoring the Health and Safety Action award
Flexion Global manufactures and distributes high performance, cut resistant clothing, gloves and footwear for industrial applications. They have developed high strength technical fibres since 1992. Originally used for chainsaw protective garments, they have now been applied to safety wear for the glass and steel industry. Flexion Global has continued to develop a unique range of cut level 5 clothing and gloves which offer unique solutions to the market place.

                                                  

Sponsoring Design of the Year award
Daedalian Glass Studios is a team of multi-disciplined glass makers, applying traditional and contemporary techniques to create artistic glass decoration for high-end projects. The studios are based in North-West England and were founded by Davia Walmsley in 1986. This family-run company focuses on creating unique glass art installations and decorative finishes, pushing the boundaries of the material and exuding quality through a mixture of innovative design, artistry and human labour.

Sponsoring Strengthening Business Through People award
Glass Futures Ltd is a new not-for-profit global centre of excellence for glass R&D, innovation and training. Its aim is to develop new processes that will reduce production and energy costs, carbon emissions and footprint of glass manufacturing while increasing productivity. With its 30 tonnes-per-day production facility acting as a hub for academia and industry, it will rapidly bring new and high-tech glass products to market.

                           

Sponsoring Innovative Solution award
Glass Technology Services Ltd is a leading provider of testing, analysis and consultancy – working with clients in every part of the glass industry and its supply chain. From raw materials to market – they help their clients meet customer needs and save both time and money. Their services include, quality assessment and due diligence, mechanical performance testing, product failure analysis and troubleshooting, chemical analysis and glass property measurement, research and development. 

                                              

Sponsoring Apprentice of the Year award
The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London received its Charter in 1664. Initially founded to regulate the glass selling and pot-making industries within the City of London, the role of the livery company today includes: building relationships within the company, the City and the wider glass industry, stimulating interest in all aspects glass and charitable works - with special emphasis on education.

Sponsoring Sustainable Practice award
KiWi Power is the UK’s leading demand response aggregator. They are passionate about driving innovation in technology to create efficiencies, opportunities and promote a green agenda. They are instrumental in setting up new demand response programmes in the UK and around the world, delivering significant commercial returns and sustainability benefits to large consumers of electricity. 

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