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Operating under the Verallia brand, Saint-Gobain’s 100% subsidiary is a global player and Europe’s leading manufacturer of glass containers for beverages and food products. In 2012, Verallia manufactured approximately 25 billion glass bottles and jars, mainly for the spirits, food and wine markets, the segment for which it is the world’s leading supplier.

Committed to its values - the Saint-Gobain “behaviour and action principles” – and to ancient glassmaking know-how, Verallia uses material with unparalleled virtues made from natural raw materials, the glass is pure, neutral and is fully and infinitely recyclable; it is therefore particularly well adapted to the well-being of consumers and is environmentally friendly.

Verallia’s business model is based on the strength of its global network of glassmaking factories and on the commercial proximity maintained by its employees. Flexible and responsive, Verallia’s workforce constantly implement best industrial practices to provide its customers with packaging solutions and differentiating and innovative services, promoting their product lines to the fullest extent.

Boasting close relationships with its customers, with impressive industrial know-how and proud of its shared values, Verallia aims to become the benchmark for innovative glass packaging solutions, a company that supports the sustainable development of its communities, enhancing its clients’ contents and the well-being of the final consumers.

As the world’s leading supplier of glass bottles for still and sparkling wines, it is natural that Verallia chose to become a patron of La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux and to support such a unique project.