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.

2024 Glass Problems Conference and Symposium

Presented by GMIC and Alfred University, the special 85th anniversary Glass Problems Conference will be held from Sept. 16-18 in Toledo, Ohio, followed by the GMIC/GlassTrend Symposium, Future Trends in End-use Applications on Sept. 19.

  • Ohio consortium that includes GMIC wins state grant for glass

    GMIC is proud to be part of the Northwest Ohio Innovation Consortium (NOIC) to support our area members and the entire glass industry. Last week, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine (pictured in photo by Scott Cooper, CelSian), Lt. Governor Jon Husted,…


  • Latest ACerS Bulletin Features Electric Melting Article

    The May 2024 edition of the ACerS Bulletin includes, “Empowering Sustainability: The US glass industry charged to break barriers for a greener future.” The article, by Scott Cooper, GMIC Past President and Technical Director USA for CelSian; and Kerry Ward,…


  • DOE Announces Glass Decarbonization Workshop

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Industrial Efficiency & Decarbonization Office (IEDO) is inviting stakeholders from across the glass manufacturing supply chain (e.g., glass manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, raw material providers, etc.) to participate in a workshop on glass decarbonization on…


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.