Milestones

Peter Böttger founded DECO GLAS in 1971. Today, the owner-managed family business from the German Westerwald region is a European market leader for the decoration of glass packaging and a renowned partner of the international beverage, food and pharma industry.

2016

Investment in new refinement technology DECO MetalCoat

2015

Further investment in new high-tech printing and coating systems – substantial increase in production capacities

2014

Commissioning of the second DECO GLAS factory in Montabaur, with additional 5,000 square metres of storage capacity

2013

Further expansion of the storage capacities to 14,000 square metres

2012

Installation of dry steam sleeving systems

2011

Investment in high-tech machines, kilns, automation and infrastructure

2008

For the first time, over 100 million glass containers were decorated in one year

2008

Investment in a high-tech 9-colour printing system for ceramic and organic inks

2007

Certification to EN ISO 22000: 2006

2006

Certification to EN ISO 9001: 2008

2006

Installation of labelling systems

2005

Expansion of organic coating and direct printing

2004

A world's first: coloured coating for reusable bottles (for the Granini brand)

1999

Further expansion of coating technology and capacity achieves market leadership in Europe in this field

1996

Construction of a new factory near the A3 motorway in Montabaur. State-of-the-art production and warehouse buildings were built on 3.2 hectares, integrated into a forward-looking infrastructure

1988

Licenses granted and systems supplied to Canada

1987

First licenses for electrostatic powder coating on glass granted to companies in Japan and Korea

1984

Start of branding on restaurant and pub glassware (drinking glasses, bowls, mugs). First products for the Leonardo brand

1983

Further development of the decorative powder coating process and in-house construction of a second production line

1982

Opening of factory 2 in Goddert. Significant expansion of the screen printing process with ceramic inks for reusable systems

1979

Development and market launch of glazings for clay flowerpots and flowerpot holders. A very successful global innovation

1974

Start of decorative coatings with a powder coating process developed in-house as well as in-house construction of a high-capacity production plant

1971

Foundation of DECO GLASS Peter Böttger KG. Splinter protection coatings for chemical and aerosol bottles in Selters/Westerwald. In-house construction of the first production plant for coating and dipping

Contact the DECO GLAS team and benefit from competence that extends far beyond bottle decoration.

Contact