Made in Britain: Two More Pilkington Products Manufactured At St Helens ...

Press Release. 12 Jul 2018. Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, is manufacturing two more of its solar control products in the UK to shorten lead times for customers, as demand for specialist glazing grows.

The Story of Pilkington UK

The company was founded by John William Bell and five other local men in 1826 under the name St. Helens Crown Glass Company. In the early seventeenth century the introduction of coal-fired furnaces in glass-making had caused most glass-production to be in the North East of England where most of the coal mines were located.

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.

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited Marks Sales Milestone For Self ...

01 Feb 2018. Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has sold 10 million square meters of its self-cleaning glass product Pilkington Activ ™, the world’s first self-cleaning glass product, launched in 2002. The product range, which marked its 15th anniversary in 2017, works by using a microscopic dual-action coating.

Achieving Net Zero Manufacturing - Pilkington

Achieving Net Zero Manufacturing. News Item. 21 Jul 2021. Is UK manufacturing prepared for net zero? Drawing on research with 152 executives at UK-based manufacturers, a white paper from Vendigital provides an interesting snapshot as to where the manufacturing sector is at on its journey to decarbonisation.

Pioneers and trailblazers: 70 years of float glass innovation - Pilkington

25 May 2022. Neil Syder, managing director at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, reflects on 70 years of the modern float glass process and looks forward to the next breakthroughs in glass manufacturing technologies.

New managing director to lead St Helens glass giant in new ... - Pilkington

22 Nov 2021. Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has appointed Neil Syder to managing director to lead the glass manufacturer as it adapts to an age of decarbonisation and targets new opportunities. Neil brings over 30 years’ experience within the company to the post.

Glass giant invests in sustainable glassmaking in St Helens

Press Release. 24 Apr 2023. Pilkington UK secures the future of rolled glass production in the UK with major investment in St Helens as part of government-backed project. The glass manufacturer will move its Watson Street manufacturing operations to its Greengate site in the town, with a major investment to upgrade its Greengate glass furnace.

NSG Group’s carbon pledges certified as UK arm leads ... - Pilkington

11 Sep 2022. NSG Group’s increased targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have been certified by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) The Group’s UK subsidiary, Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, leads global efforts to decarbonise the glass manufacturing industry.

Glass Worldwide - Exclusive Pilkington UK Interview

Managing Director of Pilkington UK Neil Syder spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about taking up the family trade, why the company that he joined as a school-leaver still excites him and how innovation and collaboration with bodies such as Glass Futures and British Glass are crucial to the long-term prosperity of the flat glass sector. The full version of this article appears in the Nov/Dec ...

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