National Factory For Glass Bottles (NFGB)

 

The National Factory for Glass Bottles (NFGB), a subsidiary of ZOUJAJ, is located in Second Industrial City in Riyadh.  NFGB is one of the largest glass manufacturing plants in the region.  The Plant was set up and erected by M/s. Technipetrol of Italy on turnkey basis.  Machinery and Technical Know-how was provided by World renowned & Poineering entity in Glass business, M/s. Saint Gobain of France.

The plant has production capacity of 66,000 MTS of glass containers (flint) per annum.  The furnace feeds about 220 MT of glass to three (3) state of the art production lines.

Expansion work is underway to double the production of glass containers to produce flint & green bottles.  The New Plant will start its production during the last quarter of 2014.

The National Factory for Glass Bottles (NFGB) is accredited to ISO 9001-2000 certified by TUV-Nord, Germany.

The customer base (sector-wise) include:

· Pepsi Cola International

· Coca Cola International

· Juice Manufacturers

· Preserved Food Manufacturers

· Non-Alcoholic Malt Beverages Manufacturers, etc.

 

The Plant produces about 120 sizes of high quality glass containers, ranging from 88 ml - 1250 ml sizes and of different shapes and colors, in labeled, decorated or non-decorated manner to cater to the local, regional and international customer base.  The glass containers are produced under the following processes:

 

· Blow & Blow Process (B&B)

· Narrow Neck Press & Blow Process (NNPB)

· Wide-Mouth Press & Blow (WMPB) – for light-weight bottles and jars.