Pilkington: US Pyroshield alliance

Pilkington celebrated a 50-year relationship with one of its biggest US customers at a special ceremony in St Helens.

Chief executive Stuart Chambers presented a specially commissioned glass sculpture to David Balik, president of General Glass International, to commemorate the long alliance between the two companies.GGI International, based in New Jersey, is the main distributor of Pilkington Pyroshield™ products in the USA and recently co-ordinated the launch of the new Pilkington Pyroshield Plus™ for US customers. The product has been developed in response to a tightening of fire protection regulations in the US.

Mr Balik and GGI marketing communications manager Ariane Bischof also visited the Doncaster works to see Pilkington Pyroshield being made.

600450 Pilkington: US Pyroshield alliance glassonweb.com

See more news about:

Others also read

The glass sector has the increasingly widespread requirement of having an unlimited catalogue of parametric shapes and creating new ones in a simple way without being an expert in the field.
Glass Confusion is starting the New Year with Beginning Fused Glass group classes. The three-week course will be held Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and again from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Shoaib Akhtar is going to be back on Indian TV screens. He is going to be featured in the new TV ad campaign for Asahi Glass.
Worldwide glass-substrate capacity is expected to continue to grow more than 40% each quarter through 2005, as a result of capacity expansion by existing glass-substrate suppliers and new companies joining the market, according to DisplaySearch.
Western Pennsylvania’s once-thriving glassmaking industry is dwindling, as did the domestic steel industry and for many of the same reasons: competition and cost.
Christmas got a little bluer for the local glass industry this week with the closure of yet another plant.

Add new comment