Posts Tagged ‘ Pilkington ’

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 […]

NSG Building Products Segment Revenue Falls 3.8 Percent from FY 2011

May 10th, 2012

The Japan-based NSG Group, owner of the Pilkington brand, has reported a 3.8 percent drop in revenue for its building products segment for its fiscal year (FY) 2012, compared with FY 2011, according to its most recent financial report. The company reports revenue of $3.0 billion U.S. dollars (239,400 million Japanese yen) for FY 2012 […]