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DID YOU KNOW? INNOVATION.

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the globe with innovation centres and over 450 scientists and engineers based in the UK, USA, Japan, Italy, Germany and Poland. Adopted by all quality flat glass producers in the world, we invented the Float Glass Process back in 1959, a game-changing improvement in flat glass manufacturing. We developed the glass technology that goes into solar panels, printers, smartphones, car batteries and ...

Tackling the World’s Biggest Challenges Through Innovation

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It’s a challenge we are certainly tackling through innovation, and are currently working in collaboration with the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) on their new waste-powered energy plant to be built adjacent to our float glass line in St Helens. This will help to bring our carbon use down significantly while also reducing our energy costs. 2. Digitisation of glass manufacturing Glass is a ...

How the Pilkington Innovation Incubator is shaping the ...

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For innovation to truly flourish, ideas need the time, space and resources to develop into new products that can add real value. That is why Pilkington has a dedicated facility at our European Technical Centre in Lathom, Lancashire, where our technicians have the freedom to test new ideas and look ahead to the next big trends that will shape the future of glass.

Building on the heritage of Pilkington as a leader in ...

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That innovation is coming from collaboration with architects and design houses, who are asking for larger and larger pieces of glass with ever improving specifications. Our automotive division is also driving innovation, as cars feature more and more new features from heated windscreens to in-car displays All of these new technologies push boundaries and add value for the customer.

How Pilkington UK's expertise in smart glass is driving ...

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Indeed, thanks to the work of its Innovation Incubator and R&D projects around the world, the company is bringing new smart glass applications to market for a variety of sectors including architecture, automotive and retail. Here Neil McSporran, Business Development Manager for Architectural & Technical services at NSG Pilkington, explains how Pilkington is taking a lead in smart glass. Q ...

London an Innovative Metropolis - Pilkington

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London’s skyline has been booming since the 1960’s after the height restrictions on buildings was lifted, allowing the country’s capital to become a playground of the world’s most creative architects.

St. Helens – The Home of Glass Innovation

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Pilkington United Kingdom Limited based in St Helens – ‘The Home of Glass Innovation’ – has both offices and manufacturing plants across St Helens , which include: Alexandra Park, Greengate, Watson Street and Cowley Hill. Cowley Hill Cowley Hill, the newest development, provides a purpose built factory that complements its existing operations and portfolio of glass products. The site ...

Pilkington in the UK

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Pilkington, which was acquired by NSG Group in 2006, invented the Float Process, by which most of the world’s high quality glass is made. The Pilkington brand is synonymous with technical excellence and service in the glass industry.

Expertise Hub - Pilkington

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Expertise Hub Pilkington have been at the forefront of glass manufacture for over 200 years. But you won’t just find our products in windows.