• Libbey Mexico

  • With 87 years of being a leader in the Mexican market (1936-2023), the plant located in Monterrey, Mexico, Libbey Mexico has high-quality standards in the manufacture of glassware and a wide variety of complementary products. This company plays a significant role in Libbey's operations by manufacturing and distributing glassware products for the Mexican market and other international markets. The company's Mexican facilities are strategically located to serve customers in North and South America, making it a crucial part of Libbey's global supply chain.

  • Our Story

  • 1936

    Crisa was established as a subsidiary of Vidriera Monterrey (founded in 1909, later renamed Vitro, S.A.B de C.V), which was manufacturing glass containers for breweries at that time.

  • 1938

    Crisa begins operations with its first plant, known as Plant C. In these years, production was manual, it had only 200 workers and the variety of its products reached an average of 50 items. 

  • 1940

    In 1940, the second plant known as Plant M was built and began with a small oven that made glasses for a single market.

  • 1966

    This year, 2 machines were built, one solar type to decorate plates and another burner type to start decorating glasses.

  • 1987

    The Intercrisa distribution center, known as Plant I, is established to provide better service to our customers.  

  • 1988

    In 1988, the automatic manufacturing process for glass blender cups began, a product in which we are world leaders.  
    Crisa achieves Certification in the International Quality Assurance Standard, ISO 9001.

  • 1997

    In 1997 Libbey Inc., a leading company in the United States, acquired 49% of Crisa. 

  • 2006

    In 2006 Libbey Inc. acquired full ownership of Crisa.  

  • 2010

    Currently Crisa manufactures more than 1,000 different items and its employees and workers amount to 3,500 people.

  • 2018

    Libbey's 200th anniversary is not the only celebration, but also a call to action for our associates. We had many regional events planned throughout the year, and we loved sharing them with you.

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