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.

  • GMIC to Receive Funding to Help Decarbonize America’s Industrial Sector

    The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC) is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to receive $3 million in funding to research advanced electric melting in glass manufacturing. The research is intended to…


  • GPC Call for Abstracts

    The call for abstracts is now available for the 85th anniversary Glass Problems Conference (GPC) and the 14th Advances in Fusion and Processing of Glass Conference (AFPG), being held jointly September 16-19, 2024, at the Glass City Center in Toledo, Ohio,…


  • GMIC Welcomes New President

    Marie Kistler, Market Manager in Air Products’ Americas Strategic Marketing and Development organization, started her term as GMIC President on January 1. Marie’s focus is on market dynamics and solutions for energy-intensive industries, such as Glass and Steel, where industrial…


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.