Our Company

History

We are backed by over 100 years of experience...

 

1909
1929
1935
Vidriera Monterrey, the first Glass Containers plant, starts operations in Monterrey, Nuevo León.
The first Flat Glass Factory is inaugurated, in Nuevo León.
The Company starts exporting products to other Latin American countries.

1909

1929

 1935

1942
1943
1968
It is created what today is known as Industria del Álcali to produce raw materials.
Fabricación de Máquinas, S.A., starts its operations in order to develop in house industrial technology.
The first line of float glass starts in Vidrio Plano de Mexico, S.A.

1943

 1968

1974
1981
1985
Vitro is listed in the Mexican Stock Exchange.
Vidrio Plano, S.A. de C.v. installs a float glass plant in García, Nuevo León.
Located in Texas Vitro Packaging is born for the sale and distribution of glass containers in the U.S.

1981

 1985

1991
1995
1996
MUVi - Glass Museum opened its doors to record, preserve and promote the history of glass.
Vitro acquires Vidrio Lux, the largest glass container producer in Bolivia.
Vitro Colombia is created to produces and distributes automotive and architectual glass.

1991 (1)

1995

 1996

2007
2008
2011
Starts operations one of the world´s largest glass containers plants towards meeting the requirements of the CFT market.
Vitro obtains for the first time the label: Socially Responsible Company.
Vitro receives for the first time the Sustainable Business Seal by the Mexican Stock Exchange.
2007

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