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    More investment planned at Cornwall

    Cornwall Group is set to invest £5 million in plant, machinery and IT over the next 18 months. This figure is over and above the investment in the acquisition of Forward Glass last year. “Plant...

    EPD verifies lowest carbon claim for Pilkington Mirai

    Pilkington Mirai has been independently verified as the lowest carbon glass of its kind. The glass, developed by the company in collaboration with the Glass Futures organisation https://www.the-glazine.com/?p=10672, has been confirmed by a new Environmental...

    Pilkington and Glass Futures back first flat glass carbon capture trial

    Europe’s first carbon capture trial on a mainstream flat glass manufacturing plant has been launched by Leeds University-based C-Capture with Pilkington UK and Glass Futures at the manufacturer’s manufacturing site in St Helens. The trial...

    Guardian brings low-carbon Nexa to Europe

    Guardian Glass is introducing Guardian Nexa, a lower-carbon float glass to the European market. Nexa is said to reduce embodied carbon by more than 30% to approximately 7.0 kg CO2e/m2 for 4mm float glass. It boasts a...

    ‘Business as usual’ as Cornwall Group acquires Forward Glass

    Cornwall Group has acquired 100% of the share capital of £10million-sales Forward Glass, the Midlands’ largest independent toughened glass manufacturer and stock distributor, as well as its 100,000sqft site in Birmingham.  Cornwall chairman Mark Mitchell...

    TuffX launches Glow heated glass

    TuffX has announced the official launch of its electrically heated glass product, Glow, backed up by a package of training on the features and installation of the product. Commercial director Paul Higgins said: “With traditional...

    Alternative fuel research and high recycling lead to Pilkington Mirai with ‘50% less embodied...

    Pilkington UK has drawn on collaborative research with the Glass Futures organisation in creating Pilkington Mirai, a glass range launched today (Oct 10), with 50% less embodied carbon compared to standard float glass. Mirai, said...

    TuffX grows with factory add-on

    TuffX has extended its factory by 10,000ft, making room for new machinery to support the growing production of its Infinity roof lights. The Knowsley premises has expanded into an adjoining unit, with the additional space...

    ‘Burn waste to make lower-carbon glass’ – report

    New research by the Glass Futures organisation has shown that glass manufacturing can be decarbonised further by using low-grade waste biofuels such as discarded cooking and other oils. The organisation, which recently launched its £54million...

    Padiham Glass grows with second Super Spacer line

    Padiham Glass, part of the Emplas Group, has invested in in a second automated Super Spacer application line. In 2004, the company became one of the early adopters of warm edge technology when it purchased...