The history of the evolution of glass companies, of their products and their territory forms the base of a research work of an historian. Indeed, if initiatives were already taken, above all by local museums, this heritage of a big variety remains strongly scattered and was the object of no work of synthesis. That is why, a PhD student will begin a thesis in October 2008 about :
The fame of the companies of the valley of Bresle is due to its industrial, craft and historic past.
The Manoir de Fontaine is located in the heart of the bottling industry, and is a non profit-making association created within the framework of the law of 1901. This association was born in November 1995. To date, it consists of 70 members. The purposes of this association are registered in its statutes :