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    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...

    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...

    Glass futures appoints first Excellence site leaders

    Glass Futures has begun recruiting director and other senior roles for its proposed £54million Global Centre of Excellence research, development and training facility to be built at St Helens on Merseyside. Key managerial roles including...

    Choice of glass could save a third of energy – report

    UK buildings could cut nearly a third of their energy consumption by 2030 by choosing the right types of glass, according to the latest research commissioned by Glass for Europe, and as more than...

    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...

    Thermoseal says ‘get the right desiccant’ with 7-step guide

    Thermoseal Group has issued a 7-step guide to guide IG manufacturers in choosing the right molecular sieve desiccant to prevent premature failure of the units. Sales director Mark Hickox, pictured, explained: “When constructing IG units...

    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...

    ‘UK’s biggest’ stock glass depot opened by Glassolutions

    A new £1million stock glass distribution centre said to be UK’s largest at 40,000 sqft has been opened in Elland, West Yorkshire. The Glassolutions Northern Hub replaces the group’s former premises in nearby Huddersfield and...

    Glass Futures names contractor for £54m research site

    Glass Futures has announced that Bowmer + Kirkland has been appointed to build the £54million Global Centre of Excellence at Saints Retail Park in St Helen’s. The contractor will begin construction at the former United...

    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...