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We’re at the Fit Show

17 Apr 2013

This week we’ve been lucky enough to be an exhibitor at the first ever FIT Show, a chance for us to bring our trade customers up to speed with new and improved glass products, as well as all the latest in manufacture technologies and online functionalities from one of the UK’s most trusted glass brands.


Unveiling a host of glass products, customers have been given an exciting insight into the latest innovation and improvements from Pilkington UK Ltd.

Sharing updates on several of our glass products, trade customers have been able to learn about our new ultra low-emissivity toughened glass product, Pilkington Optitherm™ S1 Pro T, as well as our etched glass range – Pilkington Oriel Collection – which has been updated with some exciting new patterns.

Customers were also informed about our new anti-condensation glass, which helps prevent condensation occurring on the outer pane of glass, as well as Pilkington Pyroclear®, an advanced toughened fire-resistant glass product and Pilkington Activ Sunshade™, our latest self-cleaning glass with superior solar control.

In addition to this, trade customers have been given the opportunity to learn how the new off-line coating facility at Cowley Hill benefits glass manufacture in the UK – providing glass products that serve most architectural application.

“The new coater opening last year was the final piece of the jigsaw in terms of our UK supply network, and we’re looking forward to showing our customers how they can benefit from this investment in our local capabilities” explained Andy McDowell, UK Commercial Director.

“The new products we’re unveiling at FIT are just the start of what we can now do here in the UK, and there are plenty more developments to come.”

Matthew Glover, Managing Director of the FIT Show added: “We were delighted to have the Pilkington brand on board for the FIT Show when we first launched the event. Having one of the UK’s most recognised and trusted glass brands is a great endorsement, and yet another reason why fabricators, installers and everyone in the trade should make sure they’re with us in April to keep on top of the latest from the industry.”

For more details on this year’s FiT Show click here, alternatively for information on our latest product launches, please visit www.pilkington.co.uk/events