Africa's largest glass manufacturer Consol Glass opened a new bottles manufacturing factory in Nigel, in the Gauteng province of South Africa, in November 2011. It is the first phase of a planned phased development on a greenfield site of 50 hectares.
Glass production is broken down into two general categories: container production and sheet production. Bottle machining is part of glass container production. Hot End Processes. Bottle manufacturing takes place at a glass container factory in .
Green Glass is a Ugandan social enterprise that focuses on recycling glass bottles from landfills and those in the process of being dumped to make high quality items like drinking glasses, chandeliers, accessories containers, lamps, candle holders and a host of other useful items.