Pilkington Glass

Pilkington is a member of the NSG Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of glass and glazing systems in three major business areas; Architectural, Automotive and Specialty Glass.

Founded in 1918, NSG acquired Pilkington plc in June 2006. Today, the enlarged company has combined sales of approximately JPY 600 billion, with manufacturing operations in 29 countries and sales in 130 countries, employing some 28,500 people worldwide. The Group is recognised as the world's technological leader in glass.

The Pilkington Activ™ Range of Self-cleaning Products

Self-cleaning glass has been long described as an impossible dream. Yet, following an intensive research and development programme Pilkington Activ™ has been created - a range of glass products that do just that. This revolutionary self-cleaning glass uses the forces of nature to maintain its clear appearance without leaving unsightly streaks and is one of the most acclaimed Pilkington products.

The Pilkington Activ™ range comprises:
Pilkington Activ™ Clear - A Self-cleaning glass product that is perfectly suited to skylights, windows and doors.
Pilkington Activ™ Blue - An attractive blue tinted solar control glass that displays Solar Control properties and was developed specifically for conservatories.
Pilkington Activ™ Bronze - Also used for conservatories but offering a bronze tint alternative.
Pilkington Activ SunShade™ Neutral - A self-cleaning product with a higher level of slar control and a neutral but slightly darker tint this s ideal for conservatory verticals and roofs.
Pilkington Activ SunShade™ Blue - An alternative higher level solar control with self-cleaning product with the attractive blue tint.

Watch this demonstration video to gain a better understanding of how Self-cleaning glass works.