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28 February 2022 Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has become the world’s first flat glass manufacturer to fire its furnace on 100% biofuel, as part of an industry trial to find sustainable alternatives to natural gas. Pilkington Botanical™ launched to boost growth in greenhouses 27 January 2022

Blog Items - Pilkington

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Company News, Sustainability, Architect, Householder, Trade, Automotive. Blog Post. 24 February 2022. Pilkington Gin Apples and Tomatoes. This month saw us break into a new industry… Horticulture and Botanicals! Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean gin, apples and tomatoes distilled and grown by Pilkington, but it does mean glass manufactured to help others to do so. Read More. Tags: Company ...

New managing director to lead St Helens glass giant in new chapter for ...

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Press Release 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.

Biofuel trial by St Helens glass giant marks new world-first towards ...

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In 2022, Pilkington UK marks 70 years since Sir Alastair Pilkington first began working on the float glass process from the company’s base in St Helens. The United Nations is also recognising 2022 as the International Year of Glass, celebrating the past, present and future of the material.

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited invests £3 million in new machinery ...

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The new toughening furnace, due to be operational by August, will be located at the Pilkington Architectural site in St Helens. It’s expected to help the company manufacture increased volumes of the Pilkington Planar™ System. The investment also increases the size capability of the toughening furnace and heat soak oven to 6000 mm x 3000 mm ...

Glass giant makes double appointment to enhance product ... - Pilkington

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News Insights; Insights; Glass giant makes double appointment to enhance product and service offering; Glass giant makes double appointment to enhance product and service offering . Press Release. 22 Jun 2021 Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has made two new senior appointments - promoting Kristian Chalmers to Head of Sales, and Leo Pyrah to Marketing and VA Manager ...

Architectural glass production powered by hydrogen in world first

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News Insights; Insights; Architectural glass production powered by hydrogen in world first; Architectural glass production powered by hydrogen in world first . Press Release. 31 Aug 2021 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 ...

New Year’s message - Pilkington

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News Insights; Insights; New Year’s message; New Year’s message. Press Release. 04 Jan 2022 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 ...

Pilkington Launches Innovative New Safety Mirror

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News Insights; Insights; Pilkington Launches Innovative New Safety Mirror; Pilkington Launches Innovative New Safety Mirror. Press Release. 16 Oct 2018 Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has launched Pilkington Optimirror ™ Protect Plus, a new safety mirror that provides enhanced safety capability without the need for secondary processing. This latest new product ...

Glass giant ramps up antiviral coating research in the fight against ...

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News Insights; Insights; Glass giant ramps up antiviral coating research in the fight against Covid-19; Glass giant ramps up antiviral coating research in the fight against Covid-19 . Press Release. 10 Jul 2020 The NSG Group, parent company to Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, is fast tracking its research into producing glass with an antiviral coating, as it looks to help specifiers find new ...

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