Glass recycler Recresco acquired by European giant BA Glass Group

A family-run glass recycling specialist with plants in Cheshire and South Wales has been acquired by a European group in a “new era” for the company and its workforce.
Recresco, which has plants in Cwmbran and Ellesmere Port, has been incorporated into Portugal’s BA Glass Group after its sale by the Gent family.
Recresco was founded in Norfolk in 1978 and supplies cleaned and crushed glass cullet to businesses around the UK and Europe.
BA Glass is the fourth largest glass packaging producer in the world, with 5,000 employees and a turnover of almost €1.6bn. It operates 14 glass plants across Europe.
In a statement, Recresco said: “The directors and shareholders have always been mindful of their responsibility to provide a stable and sustainable platform for growth for the benefit of the envi …