The Story of Pilkington UK

The company was established with the technical knowledge and ability of J. W. Bell plus capital from three of the most influential local families: the Bromilows, the Greenalls and the Pilkingtons. In 1827 production started at Grove Street, St. Helens. The former Pilkington UK Headquarters can still be seen at this location.

UK Graduate Recruitment - Pilkington

Founded in 1918, NSG acquired the leading UK-based glass manufacturer Pilkington plc in June 2006. Today, the Company has combined revenue of just over JPY 601 billion, employing some 26,000 permanent employees, we have principal operations around the world and sales in over 100 countries. . As one of the world's leading manufacturers and processors of flat glass, Pilkington offers a wide range of challenging opportunities for those seeking a career in an international manufacturing ...

Inside the Pilkington testing facility at our R&D Centre in Lathom

That means investing in our people, our processes, our scientific testing methods – and crucially in our technology. NSG Group, the parent company of Pilkington, has R&D facilities around the world including in Germany, the US, Japan and the UK. Among these state-of-the art facilities is the European Technical Centre in Lathom, Lancashire, which sits at the heart of our testing and rigour processes and our mission to deliver glass that customers can truly trust.

Pilkington in the UK

As a member of the NSG Group, Pilkington United Kingdom Limited is one of the leading glass suppliers in the UK. Pilkington, which was acquired by NSG Group in 2006, invented the Float Process, by which most of the world’s high quality glass is made. The Pilkington brand is synonymous with technical excellence and service in the glass industry.

UK Sites - Pilkington

Registered Office: European Technical Centre, Hall Lane, Lathom, Nr. Ormskirk, Lancs. L40 5UFRegistered in England Company Number: 2803344 VAT No: GB 151 6225 91 Heathrow - Pilkington Automotive Limited Unit 7 Waterway Park, Rigby Lane, Hayes, Middlesex. UB3 1EY Tel:+44 0844 8000354 Manchester - Pilkington Automotive Limited

Supplier Finder - Pilkington

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Architectural glass production powered by hydrogen in world first

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG group, has successfully manufactured architectural glass at its St Helens facility using hydrogen power in a world-first trial. The trial is a key step in the manufacturer’s plans to decarbonise and could see a transition to using hydrogen to power all production at the site, which currently uses natural gas.

Classic Cars - Pilkington

Windscreens for Classic cars: We have been supplying them to the aftermarket for over 70 years. At Pilkington Classics we still supply today the same original branding that we used at the time of supply to the manufacturer, correct to period and applied with the same methods. If you are looking for replacement glass for your restoration project or need to replace a broken screen to get your pride and joy back out on the road, we have you covered.

Window Energy Ratings - Pilkington

Window Energy Ratings were originally launched in March 2004 by the British Fenestration Rating Council (BFRC), an independent government-supported body established to develop and administer a system of Window Energy Ratings in the UK. The BFRC is run by the Glass & Glazing Federation (GGF) the trade body representing many window companies.

Changes to Part L of the building regulations: what installers should ...

Press Release 28 Jul 2022 Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, outlines the changes to Part L of the building regulations for dwellings in England, and how meeting U-value requirements will help installers to be one step ahead in meeting future standards.

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