Stoelzle Masnieres Parfumerie SAS is, once again, combining innovation with environmental commitment. With the new technique Quali Glass Coat, the company can achieve an array of new decorative effects with very low environmental impact (compared with conventional lacquering) and greater mechanical resistance.
“Thanks to the investments made by Dr. Cornelius Grupp, owner of the Stölzle Glass Group, we have all joined him in his commitment, aware of our duty to take responsibility for the environmental impact that will affect future generations. We are optimistic for the future of our excellent company, which is entering its third century in 2018.” Etienne Gruyez, managing director of the Perfumery & Cosmetics Business Unit, Stoelzle Masnières Parfumerie SAS.
Glass production represents, on the average, 70% of our environmental impact. The electricity consumed represents 37% of the impact of glass production, which explains why this energy resource is a priority.
Since 2017 the electricity consumed at the site comes exclusively from 100% French renewable resources.
The extraction and transport of the materials used in glass production represent, on the average, 30% of our environmental impact. This rate is kept low by the proximity of the basic raw material, sand, which is extracted 200 km from the factory and transported by boat.
Headquarters located in Austria, Stölzle Glass Group has six European production sites and three in-house decoration facilities. The Glass Group is a specialist in producing high-end glass containers for its Prestige Spirits and Perfumery & Cosmetics divisions, as well as pharmaceutical glasses and miniatures for food and beverage.
Stölzle has great expertise in both custom design and standard glass containers. An Innovation Team, which also consists of designers, work closely with the clients, taking their beautiful concepts and producing outstanding products. An exclusive touch of luxury can be added to all products in decoration.
Latest innovations include printing with special effect inks, metallisation, laser cutting, embossed lettering, and accessory application.
Johannes Schick, CEO of Stölzle Glass Group, regarding the company’s environmental commitment: “Over the last few years, the Stölzle Glass Group has been growing steadily. Linked with this growth and expansion of production capacity, Stölzle has invested heavily in the field of environmental protection.
Today, we can be proud not only of meeting our legal obligations, but also of making a significant contribution to the environment as a result of our ongoing improvements and innovations. Our medium term targets for 2020 and beyond continue to pursue this strategy. The Stölzle Glass Group recycles more than 100,000 tonnes of glass per year, thus saving raw materials and energy. The roadmap set for 2020 stands as proof of our commitment, through our qualification for ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification, and through the implementation of heat recovery systems in each factory to reduce our carbon footprint while improving our energy and resource efficiency.”