Sustainability FAQs - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en/global/sustainability/sustainability-faqGlobal Sustainability Frequently Asked Questions about Sustainability We receive lots of questions about our Group Sustainability policy and credentials. Most of these can be answered by referring to our Sustainability Report however we have highlighted some of the key ones below.NSG’s Solar Glass Float Furnace in U.S. Starts Operation - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en/global/news-insights/latest/nsgs-solar-glass-float-furnace-in-us-starts-operation12 Nov 2020. NSG Group announced today the float furnace to produce TCO (transparent conductive oxide) coated glass for solar panels in Luckey, Ohio has started operation. Due to the pandemic, the inaugural furnace lighting ceremony was held virtually and streamed live over the company social media platforms.About NSG Group - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en/global/about-usThe NSG Group Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of glass and glazing systems in three major business areas: Architectural Glass Products, Automotive and Technical Glass. Founded in 1918, NSG Group acquired the leading UK-based glass manufacturer Pilkington plc in June 2006.The Float Process - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en/global/knowledge-base/glass-technology/the-float-process/the-float-processAt the heart of the world's glass industry is the float process - invented by Sir Alastair Pilkington in 1952 - which manufactures clear, tinted and coated glass for buildings, and clear and tinted glass for vehicles.The Float Process - Step-by-step - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en/global/about/education/the-float-process/the-float-process-step-by-stepThe Step-by-step Manufacturing of Float Glass Watch the magic of this science-based process begins to unfold, in a series of stages on a float line that may be nearly half a kilometre long. Raw materials enter at one end. From the other, plates of glass emerge, cut precisely to specification, at rates as high as 6,000 tonnes a week.Automotive Glass Shaping and Strengthening - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en/global/about/education/glass-processing/automotive-shaping-and-strengtheningAutomotive Glass Shaping and Strengthening There are two basic forms of glass shaping and strengthening for automotive applications, though hybrid processes have more recently been developed.Sustainability - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en/global/sustainabilitySustainability. Our environment is the basis of all our business and we will protect nature, communities and people. We have an opportunity to make a difference in everything we make, because we all have the power to makechange™.Industry Trends - Pilkingtonhttps://www.pilkington.com/en/global/automotive/original-equipment/industry-trendsIndustry 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.Pilkington Technology Management Limited scoops a prestigious ...https://www.pilkington.com/en/global/news-insights/latest/pilkington-technology-management-limited-scoops-a-prestigious-innovation-award03 Jun 2020 Pilkington Technology Management Limited announces today that its antiviral glass development project has been successful in receiving a 100 per cent award from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency.