Since it was installed in Llodio, (Alava – Spain) in 1965, Vidrala Group has kept on growing, incorporating the most recent technological developments to its manufacturing processes and finished product control, becoming an obligatory reference in our sector.
Creation of Vidrierías de Álava S.A.
Creation of Vidrierías de Álava S.A. Its manufacturing activity began in 1.966 with one furnace, two machines and a yearly output of 25,000 tons with only a dozen models.
Press and blow production
The beginning of press and blow production of light bottles enabled Vidrala to become the technological leader of the national market, reducing the average weight of its containers.
Production reached 130,000 tons per year, and the company began to transform its furnaces, obtaining an energy saving of 50%, although productive capacity is maintained. The corporate name was changed to Vidrala S.A.
Vidrala on stock markets
Vidrala shares were successfully launched on the stock markets of Madrid and Bilbao.
Third Aiala’s furnace
Second Crisnova´s furnace
Acquisition of Ricardo Gallo
Castellar and Corsico Vetro S.r.l.
Valvitrum S.A. and Corsico Vetro S.r.l. are put into operation.
Creation of Vidrala
Manufacture du Verre SA
Acquisition of La Manufacture du Verre S.A. a glass plant founded in 2000 after the acquisition of Verlipack production facilities.
First MasterGlass design contest edition
Vidrala launches its own first contest of design for glass bottles, under the name MasterGlass Design Contest 2015. It is organised in cooperation with the University of Deusto Bilbao for Engineering. EIDE is also participating into this initiative.
Vidrala launches its new website with a new online catalogue, an enhanced private access for customers and a new blog section called Loving Glass.
Hemos dejado de emitir
Toneladas de CO2 desde Enero de 2011 gracias al uso de vidrio reciclado!