O-I NZ is New Zealand’s only glass bottle and jar manufacturer and has been operating from its Penrose, Auckland site since 1922. We have a diverse product range, making glass packaging for New Zealand’s world-renowned wine, beer, juice and water brands.
We proudly operate 3 furnaces and 6 production lines, managing multiple colour changes, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year.
As makers of glass, the world’s most natural and sustainable packaging, O-I New Zealand has incorporated sustainability into our business practices for more than a century. Once it’s made, a glass container can be reused repeatedly. A glass container is also infinitely 100 per cent recyclable. At O-I, our view of sustainability encompasses our people, the planet and profit. We are focused on continuous sustainable development and improvement. To share our story, we have created our first-ever global sustainability report.
A Commitment To Sustainability
O-I’s aggressive sustainability goals were designed to inspire and motivate the company to make significant, transformative advancements in our operations. We have made progress yet have more to do. We have successfully reduced energy usage, cut carbon emissions, increased the amount of recycled glass we use in our manufacturing process, and created a safer work environment.
Our Passion For Glass Inspires All We Do
We love glass. The beauty, versatility and endless sustainability of glass inspire us to create innovative and modern glass containers with a functional elegance and quality that exceeds all other packaging materials. We are proud to say O-I glass is the container of choice for many of the world’s best-loved food and beverage brands.
Innovation That Makes A Difference
Our passion for glass drives us to imagine infinite shapes, sizes, colours and textures of glass packaging. We bring our ideas to life with new, inventive technologies and create brand-building glass packages that make a difference for our customers in the marketplace.