Vitro S.A.B. de C.V., a leading glass manufacturing company in North America, inaugurated its new furnace at its plant in Toluca, State of Mexico, thereby increasing its capacity to serve the Perfumery and Liquors segments by more than 50% with state-of-the-art technology.
The new furnace, which represented a $70 million investment, strengthens Vitro’s position as a provider of comprehensive solutions for its customers by offering glass manufacturing and value-added processes from a single operating center. Additionally, the company significantly increases its production, sales, and export capacity for its current and potential global markets.
“This investment is a firm step in the execution of our strategic plan, aimed at consolidating ourselves as the leading company in innovative glass solutions in the markets and segments in which we participate while maintaining profitable and sustained growth,” said Adrián Sada, C.E.O. of Vitro.
“This investment reflects Vitro’s commitment to continue strengthening its production capacity in the country and driving the economic development of the communities in which we operate,” added Sada.
The inauguration was attended by Vitro’s board members, government authorities, as well as representatives from various leading companies in the cosmetics, perfumery, and premium liquors segments in the Americas.
“This new furnace, capable of producing 230 tons daily, strengthens our ability to meet the growing demands of our customers, as well as increase our flexibility and offer high value-added products through cuttingedge technology and sustainable production processes,” said Shlomo Frymerman, Director of Vitro’s Glass Containers Business Unit.
Vitro Envases has one of the largest glass packaging plants in the world, serving the requirements of markets such as cosmetics, fragrances, toiletries, and premium liquors, with the highest standards of quality and production efficiency.