Culture & History


For almost two centuries, Libbey has been known as the leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of high-quality glass tableware, especially in the North American market. With the acquisitions of Royal Leerdam in the Netherlands, Crisal in Portugal, the remaining 51% of Crisa in Mexico, and its building of a new factory in China, Libbey is nowadays the second largest glass tableware producer in the world (by management estimates). This expanded manufacturing footprint positions Libbey well to service the tabletop needs of customers like you and others around the world. 

Royal Leerdam

Royal Leerdam is originally specialized in stemware and uses a unique production technology. We are constantly developing new products in order to serve our customers wishes. With the cooperation of the sistercompanies, Royal Leerdam now is able to offer a complete productrange of glass tableware for the retail market. Royal Leerdam glassware is also offered in the foodservice market, next to a libbey branded glassware range.

Within the trade we are known for our common sense, personal and focused approach to our customers. Our value for money is recognized as one of the best in the industry.

Royal Leerdam will continue to set new business standards in product development, process improvement, application of new technologies and employee education. Royal Leerdam states very clearly that it will produce and market its products in accordance with international law and European safety, environmental and social regulations. All Royal Leerdam employees will act accordingly.