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Innovation Hub - Pilkington

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Welcome to our Innovation Hub. Pilkington – Innovation Never Stops. NSG innovation film. The science of glass development. Investment and innovation in coating technology. The Coater in 30 seconds. Meet Kevin Sanderson, Head of Innovation. Made in Britain BBC Feature - The History of Pilkington Glass. Glass for digital displays.

Did You Know - Innovation - Pilkington

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Innovation. Blog Post. 28 Jan 2019 At Pilkington we don’t just make glass – we solve challenges by continually responding to customer needs and to the ever-changing world in which we live. Take a look at some of our amazing stats and facts by clicking here! Tags Innovation;

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

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

NSG Group and Cohda collaborate to create futuristic ... - Pilkington

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Press Release. 04 Oct 2021. The NSG Group, owner of Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, has collaborated with product design studio Cohda to create new futuristic glass applications that deliver power to devices without the need for wires.

Glass giant invests in sustainable glassmaking in St Helens - Pilkington

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24 Apr 2023. Pilkington UK secures the future of rolled glass production in the UK with major investment in St Helens as part of government-backed project. The glass manufacturer will move its Watson Street manufacturing operations to its Greengate site in the town, with a major investment to upgrade its Greengate glass furnace.

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 ...

Glass Worldwide - Exclusive Pilkington UK Interview

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Press Release. 15 Nov 2022. Managing Director of Pilkington UK Neil Syder spoke exclusively to Glass Worldwide about taking up the family trade, why the company that he joined as a school-leaver still excites him and how innovation and collaboration with bodies such as Glass Futures and British Glass are crucial to the long-term prosperity of ...

Innovative Glass Roadside Barrier Concept Recognised by ... - Pilkington

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10 Feb 2021. Highways UK has recognised an innovative roadside barrier concept developed by Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, in its Civils and Materials Innovation Awards. The barrier concept designed by Pilkington UK features a special coating that’s able to break down gaseous nitric oxide emissions from road traffic ...

Invention of Float Glass - Pilkington

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Invention of Float Glass. On the 20th January 1959, the Float Glass process was announced to the glass-making world which completely changed the future for glassmaking and the Pilkington company. This process was invented by Sir Alastair Pilkington and his R&D team after seven years of experimenting and investing in the process.

Innovative New Builds of 2012 - Pilkington

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Keeping with the idea of innovation, China as ever provides us with an extremely impressive structure – however, this build is not considered an iconic or landmark building – what sets this structure apart is its construction speed. The entire T30 Hotel, a 30-storey building was erected in an extraordinary 15 days, and features quadruple ...

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