January 31, 1986: Twin brothers, Carl and Charles Rosenbaum, purchased the majority shares from White establishing themselves as the main owners of Arkansas Glass Container, a position they’ve held for more than 36 years.
1986: Anthony Rampley, CEO, takes over the leadership of Arkansas Glass Container Corporation, a position he continues to hold to this day.
December 1987: The first of four original melter units replaced with a then-state of the art regenerative burner system. During this time, new I.S. (individual section) machines were installed as well. This installation began replacing seven old Lynch-style machines that dated from the 1930s – 1957.
July 4, 1988: During the Fourth of July holiday, the fourth and final of the original melter units was turned off and dismantled.
1988-2001: Continued efforts to improve and upgrade equipment in all areas of manufacturing.
Summer 2002: Arkansas Glass Container Corporation receives approval for a multi-million-dollar taxable bond issue from the State of Arkansas. The bond approval green-lighted capital improvements and paved the way to hire 100 or more new employees over the upcoming year.
April 1, 2010: Arkansas Glass Container Corporation creates Packaging Support Group (originally called A Glass Container), a distributor division that will grow to sell glass containers, plastic containers and closures.
Victoria Rampley designs and patents the Stout container. Originally, a stand-alone 16-ounce sauce container, this design grew into family of containers ranging in sizes from 8 – 32 ounces.
September 22, 2013: Arkansas Glass Container Corporation celebrates 65 years.
July 15, 2021: Arkansas Glass Container Corporation completes installation of its first electronic sign.