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Why Consol

With over half a century of glass manufacturing experience in South Africa, Consol has a heritage that is truly South African and assumes its position as industry leader with pride. From early beginnings at a small glass manufacturing plant in Natal in the early 1940's, our company has enjoyed steady growth over the years and is the leading glass packaging manufacturer in South Africa, with a market share of 79%.

Leading glass packaging manufacturer in Southern Africa, exporting glass packaging to 17 African countries.

Previously a listed company, Consol Limited officially became Consol Glass (Pty) in April 2007, after the successful takeover bid led by private equity firm, Brait, changing our status from a publicly listed company to a private ownership company. Read more about our History and Chronology.

Employing some 1800 employees, Consol brings significant expertise to the glass packaging industry. We have become synonymous with the supply of high-quality packaging solutions to customers across the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries and we are perfectly positioned to partner with our customers and deliver meaningful, relevant glass packaging solutions across a range of different markets.

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