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Company News, Architect, Automotive, Householder, Trade Read More Press Release Durable anticorrosive glass launches in the UK 21 August 2022 Tags: Pilkington OptiShower™, Special Applications, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Glass Furniture, Glass Structures, Internal Partition, Products and Services, Innovation, Architect, Householder, Trade Read More

Architectural glass production powered by hydrogen in world first

Matt Buckley, UK MD of Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, said: “The trial was a significant success. Thanks to NSG’s advanced fuel combustion expertise, and the preparation and efforts of the team, we managed to achieve a seamless transition between the two different fuels. It proves that hydrogen is just as capable as natural gas in achieving excellent melting performance, and that it could be possible to operate the furnace with vastly reduced carbon emissions.

Featured Articles - Pilkington

Sustainability, Company, In the News, Innovation, Architect, Automotive, Householder, Trade Read More Featured Article The crucial role of glazing in energy efficient homes 11 April 2019 As Featured in Glass Times Magazine - 04/19 Read More Featured Article A boom in regional construction is an opportunity for the glass and glazing sector

NSG Group’s carbon pledges certified as UK arm leads industry towards ...

At present, the targets of more than 1,400 companies worldwide and more than 200 Japanese companies have been certified by SBTi. For more information visit: Tags Company Company News Sustainability In the News Architect Automotive Householder Trade

New Year’s message - Pilkington

Kristian Chalmers, head of sales at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, looks back at the year that’s been and reviews what’s in store for 2022. In 2021, the sector enjoyed sustained high demand with housebuilding and home renovation in overdrive since our emergence from lockdown, supporting glass and glazing’s recovery.

Glass Worldwide - Exclusive Pilkington Interview

The company is currently exploring the replacement of natural gas with syngas (also known as ‘synthesis gas’), a lower-carbon alternative fuel consisting mainly of carbon monoxide and hydrogen that can be produced from a number of materials that contain carbon, including biomass and municipal waste materials.

Lancashire Tiny Helmet Manufacturers Are Up in Arms and We ... - Pilkington

28 Apr 2022. Ever since we launched Pilkington AviSafe™, a glass that features a special coating designed to be visible to birds, we have been working to get it installed to save our feathered friends from collisions. Birds collide with glass because of reflections of the sky and vegetation on the glass. Therefore, Pilkington AviSafe™ uses a uniquely patterned UV enhanced coating which disrupts reflections on the glass, meaning birds see it as a barrier.

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.

Pilkington 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.

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