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The Story of Pilkington UK

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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

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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 ...

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

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Pioneers and trailblazers: 70 years of float glass innovation. Press Release. 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.

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

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28 Feb 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.

Double Glazing Units - g-value guide

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Climate change and new building regulations drive ... - Pilkington

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17 Oct 2021 An increase in demand for specialist glazing signals how the building design industry is responding to the climate crisis, according to new research from Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group.

Industry Trends - Pilkington

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Industry Trends As the industry responds to customer demand for style variants and niche models, with shorter development times, Pilkington Automotive helps customers engineer value into vehicle glazing - cutting costs in parallel with product enhancement. Shortening development time

Rail - Pilkington

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Rail Pilkington Specialised Transport is a leading manufacturer of glazing solutions for light rail vehicles. Our extensive R&D activities and vast experience in shaping techniques guarantee our ability to manufacture the largest and most complex heated windscreens. Quality and safety are vital when you are sitting in the driver’s seat.

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