UK & Ireland Operations

As a member of the NSG Group, Pilkington United Kingdom Limited is one of the leading glass suppliers in the UK. Leaders in glass technology, with major manufacturing facilities located across the nation we are based in St Helens and at the NSG Group's European Technical Centre nearby in Lathom, Lancashire.

We employ around 3,000 people across the UK, producing a range of glass solutions, from the manufacture of float, rolled and coated glass to glass processing and merchanting, automotive original equipment (OE) and automotive glass replacement (AGR) manufacture.

Pilkington Architectural Glass in the UK & Ireland

We manufacture, process and distribute glass in the UK under the Pilkington brand name. We offer a wide range of innovative flat glass solutions for the building and construction industry as well as other sectors such as digital signage, display and other non-building applications, all manufactured using the most advanced glass and coating technology here in the UK.

Our float glass line, rolled glass operation and one of the World’s most advanced offline coating facility are all located in St Helens.

At Pilkington Architectural, we also manufacture the patented Pilkington Planar™ structural glazing system for distribution worldwide.

As one of Britain’s premier glass suppliers we have a network of distribution and processing operations across the UK and also operate throughout the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland. We supply to the Trade only, offering Insulating Glazing Units incorporating toughened, laminated and fire-resistant glass products, as well as a wide range of high-performance coated glass for solar control and thermal insulation.   For non-building applications we also offer innovative coated and non-coated glass solutions for digital signage and displays such as Pilkington OptiView™ and Pilkington MirroView™ etc.

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Automotive glass solutions in the UK

Pilkington Automotive Limited offers specific glass technology for the automotive industry. We have three Automotive facilities in the UK, sub-divided into two major units supplying glass solutions for original equipment and replacement glass. 

Automotive Original Equipment site is located in Kings Norton, in the West Midlands. We also have two Automotive Glass Replacement facilities based at Redditch and Worcestershire.