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Tackling the World’s Biggest Challenges Through Innovation - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/blog/tackling-the-worlds-biggest-challenges-through-innovation

Glass is a historic industry where the logistics of manufacturing have remained quite analogue. As a result, glass has lagged behind in terms of digitisation and there is a question now of how the industry can react and take advantage of smart, lean, on-demand manufacturing enabled by technology like cloud computing, sensors, and data analytics ...

A glass and glazing safety standard is changing, but what ... - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/featured-articles/a-glass-and-glazing-safety-standard-is-changing-but-what-does-it-mean-for-the-industry

Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, discusses the revision of BS 6262, a key document for the glass and glazing industry, and what implications it might have for manufacturers, fabricators, installers and designers.

Architectural glass production powered by hydrogen in world first

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HyNet is focused on removing carbon from industry through a range of technologies including the capturing and locking up of carbon and the production and use of hydrogen as a low carbon fuel. “This trial at Pilkington UK is a significant step in demonstrating that is it possible to use hydrogen to power glass production and provides a valuable blueprint for further trials and implementation.”

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

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/news-insights/latest/biofuel-trial-by-st-helens-glass-giant-marks-new-world-first-towards-decarbonisation

The trial forms part of a £7.1 million project led by industry research and technology organisation Glass Futures, working under the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Energy Innovation Programme. It aims to demonstrate that the furnace could run safely at full production on the low-carbon fuel without impacting ...

Manufacturing - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/about/employment/uk-graduate-recruitment/business-areas/manufacturing

The Group has 25 float lines of its own, each of which can manufacture over 60,000 square metres of flat glass every day. Downstream from float manufacture are processing operations that produce coated, toughened and laminated products for the building industry and high quality, added value glass products for the automotive industry.

Energy Surcharge - Pilkington

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As of the close of play on 21 st July 2022, the average of the daily NBP settlement price, traded forward for August 2022 means that the Energy Surcharge will be set based on an average gas price of 264.02p/therm (pence per therm).. As a result all deliveries to all customers on or after 1 st August 2022, will include the following level of Energy Surcharge:

Automotive Glass Replacement - Pilkington

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Pilkington Automotive is the global number one in AGR distribution & wholesale. As well as its major OE facilities within each region, Pilkington operates additional capacity focused on production for the aftermarket.

Part L 2022 Current Thinking - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/standards-and-regs/part-l-2021/part-l-2021-current-thinking

This could be important for the glass and glazing industry, particularly for companies selling products into the different countries of the UK, where the required performance of windows may be different. Phil Brown. Date: 2 nd January 2020: Loophole closed to housebuilders Government proposals on Part L mean that housebuilders will no longer be able to build homes to old building regulations ...

Classic Cars - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/automotive/classic-cars-home

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.

European/British Standards and Codes of Practice - Pilkington

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/architects/standards-and-regs/european-british-standards-and-codes-of-practice

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