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.

Industry in a climate crisis: green shoots and blue flames - Pilkington

Industry in a climate crisis: green shoots and blue flames. Press Release. 16 Dec 2021. Phil Brown, European regulatory marketing manager at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, reflects on the glass and glazing sector’s sustainable transformation in the face of climate change.

Industry Trends - Pilkington

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.

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

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.

Glass giant invests in sustainable glassmaking in St Helens - Pilkington

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, is making a multi-million-pound investment in its Merseyside facilities as part of a government-backed project that will save 15,000 tonnes of carbon emissions each year while securing the future of rolled glass manufacturing in the UK.

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

This year marks 70 years since Sir Alastair Pilkington first began working on his revolutionary float glass process, which went on to become the universal method for manufacturing high quality flat glass used around the world.

Architectural glass production powered by hydrogen in world first

In February 2020, the HyNet project was awarded funding of £5.3M from BEIS through its Energy Innovation Programme. 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.

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

The NSG Group will reduce its carbon emissions by 30% compared with 2018 levels, by 2030. It forms part of a wider plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, from emissions directly associated with its manufacturing to carbon produced in its supply chain.

UK Sites - Pilkington

UK Sites. We operate from a number of sites across the UK within Architectural, Automotive and Speciality Strategic Business Units. If you would like to contact Architectural, the best way is via our Contact Form. European Technical Centre - Pilkington Group Limited. Hall Lane, Lathom, Nr Ormskirk, Lancashire. L40 5UF.

Achieving Net Zero Manufacturing - Pilkington

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.

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