AGC Obeikan Glass obtains Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Bronze

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AGC Obeikan Glass became the first glass manufacturer in the Middle East getting its double silver magnetron coated glass products Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM at the Bronze level. Products which fall under this certification are Stopray Vision, Stopray Ace and Stopray Titanium range, manufactured in Yanbu plant, Saudi Arabia.

The Cradle to Cradle Certified™ products program is the world’s most advanced multi-stakeholder standard for designing and making products for the circular economy. It is an approach which evaluates a product’s overall sustainability across its entire life cycle. It expands the definition of design quality to include positive effects on economic, ecological and social health. To obtain certification, the product must meet strict standards in five categories related to health and environmental protection. These categories are Material Health, Material Reutilization, Renewable Energy & Carbon Management, Water Stewardship and Social Fairness.  Product receives achievement level – Basic, Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum – in each of these five categories and the lowest achievement level represents the product’s overall mark.

AGC Obeikan magnetron coated double silver glass products Stopray Vision-40T, Stopray Vision-51T, Stopray Vision-72T, Stopray Titanium—34T and Stopray Ace-30T obtained Platinum level in Material Health, Gold level in Water Stewardship, Silver level in Material Reutilization and Social Fairness, and Bronze level in Renewable Energy & Carbon Management, thus achieving overall certification at Bronze level.