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    Guardian rebuilds Goole furnace for extra capacity and energy efficiency

    Guardian Glass is set to complete a six-month furnace rebuild the at its Goole float glass plant with new technologies to expand its melting capacity by 20% to 825 metric tons per day. The Goole...

    Pilkington claims a first with hydrogen powered glass trial

    Pilkington is claiming a world’s first after successfully manufacturing architectural glass using hydrogen power at its St Helen’s site in a trial it says could lead to a transition to hydrogen power for all...

    Pilks looks to its past with heritage hub

    Pilkington UK is celebrating nearly two centuries of history with the creation of a new online heritage hub with images of the company and the people who worked there. The hub recognises the seminal contributions...

    AGC adds thicker options to Clearvision range

    Planibel Clearvision, the neutral colour low-iron from AGC is now available in two thicker options. The manufacturer says it has applied additional technology to produce 15mm and 19mm versions with uniform thicknesses, making it easier...

    AGC Glass Europe unveils www.agc-yourglass.com

    AGC is launching a new product websiteto serve as a ‚fully integrated hub guiding visitors to relevant AGC products and services based on each user’s needs and knowledge‘. New content includes case studies, customer testimonials...

    Glass Futures names designer for ‘world’s first’ research furnace

    Stara Glass SpA, based in Genoa and part of the Hydra SpA group, has been appointed by Glass Futures to design the 30tonne/pd experimental research & development furnace at the heart of its planned...

    Warnings of global shortfall in laminate supply

    Warnings have been issued of ‘severe and immediate disruption’ to the global supply of laminates, leading to likely shortages this summer. The message came from glass merchanting business Mackenzie Glass, which said major disruption to...

    Saint-Gobain assures long-term UK supply with £30m Eggborough rebuild

    Saint-Gobain Glass this week began work on £30m rebuild of its Eggborough manufacturing unit, including a new float glass furnace, which it says will secure the long-term supply of its glass products in the...

    Video explains Covid-reducing power of photocatalytic glass

    AGC Glass Europe had published a video to support research findings that Covid-19 viral particles stay active for a shorter time on Planibel Easy coated glass that has been exposed to daylight than on...

    TuffX grows again

    Safety glass manufacturer TuffX has expanded its Knowsley factory by 10,000sqft, bringing it to a total of 80,000sqft The expansion, via possession of an adjoining unit, is the manufacturer’s second in recent months after last...