We do for our members what they can’t do alone.

We’re positioning the glass industry to better meet sustainability demands.

We help support rewarding careers across the glass industry.

A Unified Voice for a Thriving Glass Industry

GMIC connects, supports, and inspires the world’s leading glass producers, suppliers, and researchers.

We serve our members through government and trade advocacy, the promotion of glass usage, the coordination of technical initiatives, education and training, workforce development, and the facilitation of new ways to meet sustainability demands. We do for you what you can’t do alone.


The mission of GMIC is to facilitate, organize, and promote the interests, economic growth, and sustainability of the glass industry through education and cooperation in the areas of technology, productivity, innovation, and the environment.

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Member Spotlight

With roots reaching back to an 1800s lab experiment, long-time GMIC member Owens Corning now employees more than 19,000 people in over 30 countries around the world. The company develops and produces insulation, roofing, and is the world’s largest manufacturer of fiberglass composites. Owens Corning is committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation.

Glass Problems Conference 2023

Presented by GMIC and Alfred University, the 84th Conference on Glass Problems will be held from November 6 to 8 in Columbus, Ohio, followed by the GMIC Symposium, The Future of Glass Manufacturing, on November 9.

  • 2023 GPC Student Tour

    Continuing a ten year tradition, GMIC is awarding up to ten $1,000 student travel grants for the upcoming Glass Problems Conference in Columbus, OH. We’re expecting students from Missouri S&T, Iowa State University, the University of Dayton, and Toledo University. …


  • Hydrogen Hubs Announced

    The Biden Administration announced the selection of seven regional clean hydrogen hubs that will receive $7 billion in funding as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The hubs are expected to accelerate the domestic market for low-cost, clean hydrogen, providing…


  • GMIC President Featured in Glass Worldwide Interview

    An interview with Scott Cooper, Technical Director for CelSian USA, appears in the current issue of Glass Worldwide, the preferred journal of GMIC. Cooper discusses his new role at CelSian, his second term as GMIC president, and planning for the…


In our ongoing representation of the glass industry, the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC) advocates for both the specific needs of our members and the wide-ranging benefits of glass. Get in touch and see what we can do for you.