23 May 2023
Ardagh Glass GmbH, part of Ardagh Glass Packaging (AGP) - Europe, recently began construction on a groundbreaking hybrid furnace to enable a switch to renewable electricity at its glass production facility in Obernkirchen, Germany. The hybrid technology in the aptly named ‘NextGen’ furnace will lead to a significant reduction in CO2 emissions, by as much as 60% in the furnace – an important step in achieving the emissions target of Ardagh’s 2030 Sustainability Strategy and a key milestone in its journey towards decarbonisation.
18 May 2023
Ardagh Glass Packaging (AGP) - UK is building a highly sustainable ’Efficient Furnace’ that will minimise greenhouse gas emissions from the glass production process. The state-of-the-art furnace, which will be installed at the AGP – Doncaster, UK Facility, employs the latest industrial technology to provide a more efficient melter with significantly reduced gas consumption and carbon emissions.
13 Mar 2023
Four new electric forklift trucks have replaced diesel forklifts at the AGP – Europe facility in Bad Munder, Germany.
For the first time in AGP – Europe’s operation, lithium iron phosphate forklifts, with a lifting capacity of five tons, are being used for loading the facility’s glass containers.
The highly efficient forklift trucks run on a fast-charging battery and require very little maintenance, resulting in reduced loading times as well as reduced carbon emissions.
25 Jan 2023
Ardagh Glass Packaging - Europe (AGP - Europe) has designed its newest glass furnace in Poland with the latest available suite of sustainable technology for reducing emissions and improving energy and resource efficiency. Ceramic Candle Filter technology and a Continuous Emission Monitoring System have been installed to achieve and maintain low emission levels while gas, electricity and water consumption will be reduced through a combination of heat recovery, turbo compressors, water recovery and a closed loop cooling system.
24 Jan 2023
We are giving back in the communities where our employees live and work by investing in education in line with Sustainable Development Goal 4 – Quality Education. To celebrate 2023 International Day of Education, we share an update on our global social sustainability initiative, Ardagh for Education.