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Allied Glass Wins at UK Packaging Awards 2018

At the annual UK Packaging Awards, announced on the 30th October 2018, Allied were delighted to pick up two prestigious awards:- Glass Pack of the Year – Manchester Gin The judges commenting: “The heavy embossing and well-crafted bottle more than meet the brief for innovation and production excellence. The addition of “Made in Manchester” emblazoned and embossed around the shoulder is an excellent addition to the product.” “It clearly displays that the brand has been extended through technical innovation. The bottle retains a traditional feel with a modern twist.”

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Unveiled: The Under the Sea Collection 2018

‘Under the Sea’ is an original collection by Allied, launched at Luxe Pack Monaco 2018, which brings the enchanting underwater world to the land above, concentrating on the colourful landscape within our oceans and the amazing sea life, using lustrous shades of the sea juxtaposed with tropical colours. A powerful collection of exceptional bottles, it combines bold embossing and debossing which is then printed with exacting precision to create a sculptured print effect of the very finest quality. 

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Allied Glass Golden Ticket Winner Launches New Bottle Design

Allied launched its Golden Ticket Competition in October 2017, with the prize being the design and creation of a bespoke glass bottle for one craft distillery, the first lucky winner having been Herefordshire’s Haven Distillery. Since then, members of the design team have worked very closely with Duncan Fox, owner of Haven, to understand the ethos behind the distillery, to gain an appreciation and passion for their handcrafted spirits before producing a stunning glass bottle.

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Allied Wins Luxury Packaging Award

Winners of the 2018 Luxury Packaging Awards were announced last night, Allied Glass winning the Luxury Drinks category with the beautiful Midleton Very Rare bottle, the judges commenting:

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Allied Glass Shortlisted by UK Packaging Awards Judges 2018

Allied Glass, the UK based premium glass packaging specialist, is delighted to have recently received 9 shortlistings within four categories of the annual UK Packaging Awards, they are:- Glass Pack of the Year – Spirits, Perfume and Cosmetics Chapel Down Spirits Manchester Gin Gordon & MacPhail Discovery Edition Best Packaging of a New Product Chapel Down Spirits LoneWolf Gin Smeatons Gin Limited Edition of the Year Folklore Gin Midleton Very Rare Irish Whiskey Design Team of the Year Philip Morris says:

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Sir Robin of Locksley Gets a Makeover Thanks to Allied

Locksley Distilling Company has recently unveiled a stunning new bottle, designed and manufactured by Allied Glass.  A bold, distinctive contemporary design with beautiful embossing around the base and within the ring finish, the bottle perfectly reflects the quality of the spirit inside.  John Cherry, of Locksley Distilling, says:

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Manchester Gin Reveals Stunning New Bottle Created by Allied

Manchester Gin has recently unveiled a new-look proprietary bottle across its range, manufactured to its’ own custom-made design. Created in conjunction with Leeds-based Allied Glass, it is described as an “elegant adaptation” of the bottle used for the brand’s launch two years ago.

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Students in Competition to Create Premium Gin

Allied Glass, in collaboration with the Retail Institute, Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Gin have recently run a competition for the final year design students to create a new premium gin pack for the Leeds Gin Brand.

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Allied Launches Distillers Forum

Allied Glass, the premium glass bottle manufacturer, has launched the Distillers Forum, a new industry collective for the growing number of craft makers springing up across the country.  Niche gin and whisky distillers from across the UK gathered in Leeds for the inaugural meeting of the forum to share insights about design, retail and building successful brands in the emerging sector. 

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A Striking New Bottle for the Blackwoods Range

For the first time in five years, Blackwoods has released a new vintage across its spirit range and to mark the occasion, the brand has undergone an enormous packaging overhaul, with elegant new bottles – inspired by the Golden Age of Cocktails. Previously bottled in a standard container, the new pale green glass bottle is both imaginative and inspiring exuding elegance and quality, Dan Bolton, Managing Director of distributor Hi-Spirits, says:

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