Posts Tagged ‘ Pilkington ’

A Look Back: Remembering 9/11

Sep 10th, 2021

Almost everyone remembers where they were that Tuesday. Whether at work, in traffic or at home, hearing the news of the first plane to strike the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, was surreal. We gathered around televisions and watched, trying to comprehend what was happening that fateful day, which took the lives of […]

NSG Group Shows Significant Rebound in Architectural Glass

Aug 16th, 2021

NSG Group, parent company to Pilkington, saw a 44% increase in architectural glass revenues in the most recent quarter compared to the same period last year, according to its latest financial report. NSG reports sales in this segment totaled $608.2 million in its first quarter fiscal year 2022, which represents the months of April-June 2021. […]

Glass Manufacturer Feels Impact of COVID Economy, Forecasts Stronger 2022

May 18th, 2021

NSG Group, a global glass manufacturer and parent company of Pilkington, saw a decline in revenues in fiscal year 2021 compared to 2020 yet still exceeded its expectations, according to a recently released financial report. The company totaled $4.57 billion for the year, down 10.2% from $5.09 billion the year before but greater than its […]

Organizations Petition UN for Year of Glass

Mar 12th, 2021

Each year, the United Nations (U.N.) designates specific periods as markers for events or topics, in order to promote the organization’s objectives. Established by the U.N.’s general assembly, observances range from days, to years and even decades. 2015 was the Year of Light and Light-based Technologies; 2019 was the Year of the Periodic Table and […]

Pleotint Supplies Dynamic Glass Interlayer to Pilkington

Jun 15th, 2017

Thermochromic glass producer Pleotint LLC is now supplying its Suntuitive dynamic glass interlayer to Pilkington/NSG Europe for use in its Pilkington Suncool Dynamic product line. “We are excited to have the trust of not only one of the largest glass manufacturers in the world but also one that is as well known as NSG,” says […]

Tornado Damages Pilkington Glass Factory

Mar 7th, 2017

Pilkington’s glass factory in Ottawa, Ill., sustained major damage to the walls and roof last week following a tornado that passed through the area. It’s unclear when the plant that employs 200 people will reopen. The Illinois facility houses one of Pilkington’s five float lines in the U.S. and manufacturers mostly architectural glass. More pilkington […]

Energy Efficiency Rules Day for Glass, Fenestration at Greenbuild

Oct 23rd, 2014

As members of all different sectors of the construction industry walk the show floor at Greenbuild 2014, the trends are pretty clear. Attendees are obviously looking for energy-efficient products and window and glass companies have an abundant of options on display. Among the glass and glazing industry-related companies at Greenbuild is Pilkington, featuring its vacuum […]

Judge Denies AGC Request for Settlement Terms

Jun 12th, 2013

Donetta W. Ambrose, the Senior U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, has denied a request that would have compelled window manufacturer Jeld-Wen Inc. to reveal the terms of a confidential settlement agreement between the window manufacturing firm and one of the four North American glass manufacturers it was suing for collusion […]

IGMA Educational Seminar Scheduled for September in Las Vegas

Jul 31st, 2012

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) will hold its annual IGMA Performance and Innovation in Insulating Glass Educational Seminar on September 11-12 in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino (formerly the Las Vegas Hilton). “Our program has had great attendance over the years, but we wanted to make it a no-brainer to […]

Nippon Sheet Glass Group to Lay Off 70-75 Employees at North Carolina Float Plant

Jul 12th, 2012

Japan-based Nippon Sheet Glass Group (NSG) will lay off an upwards of 75 employees at its Pilkington float plant in Laurinburg, N.C., in light of the temporary idling of one of its two float lines there, according to internal communications manager for Pilkington North America Inc. Roberta Steedman. The decrease in the plant’s production is […]

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