The constitution of the association (IPGR) dates from November 18th, 2009.
Name and seat of the association: Under the name International Partners in Glass Research (IPGR) exists an association pursuant to Article 60 et. sec. Swiss Civil Code having its seat at CH-6330 Cham, HinterbergstraÃe 22, Switzerland.
Purpose of the association: The purpose of the association is to increase and maintain the competitiveness of glass in the packing industry by research and development programs, the commercialisation of R+D results as well as individual cooperation between the members of the association.
The organs of the association: The organs are the executive committee and the general manager. The executive committee consists of all members of the association. It elects the chairman and decides in all questions of general policy and business. It appoints the general manager of the association, who is responsible for all research and development projects and administration.
Besides of the above mentioned two organs there is a technical committee and a furnace committee established. These committees meet frequently and take care of all R+D and development projects referring to their area of expertise.