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It’s no exaggeration to say that innovation in the glass and glazing sector has fundamentally changed the way that buildings are designed.
The new Marks & Spencer site for St Helens is located literally over the road from glass manufacturer Pilkington United Kingdom Limited’s production facility – so it’s appropriate that the firm’s glass will be welcoming customers into the store.
Pilkington United Kingdom Ltd has invested more than £3 million in new technology to increase its capacity to manufacture Pilkington Planar™.
Opening in 2019, American Dream, a retail and entertainment complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey is finally becoming a reality.
For over 25 years, Pilkington has proudly been a partner with W&W Glass, one of the largest metal and glass companies in the New York metropolitan area and the largest supplier of structural glass systems in the entire USA.
The Charnock Bradley Building is the centrepiece of the University of Edinburgh’s expanding Easter Bush Campus eight miles south of the city.
Aluminium glazing specialists Bennett Architectural have been chosen to work on the NEXT store at at the brand new Selly Oak Retail Park.
Pilkington Planar™ structural glazing was specified by St John’s church in Egham to add a new community centre to its landmark Georgian building, originally built in 1817.
Glass Lobby Sets the Stage for Fun in the Sun.
Using structural glass materials supplied by W&W Glass and fabricated in the United Kingdom by Pilkington, the project was glazed by Juba Aluminum Products with the Pilkington Planar™ system for the entryway curtain walls.
Working closely with designers at Pilkington and IOCHRE, the team developed a bespoke tension structure to support the wall of glazing, which was installed by structural glazing specialist OJ Taffinder.
The entrance utilizes a Pilkington Planar™ clear monolithic structural glass fin wall system with countersunk 905 series fittings.
The main focal point for the building is a full-height wall of Pilkington Planar™ glazing, which rises more than 25 metres tall and spans nine metres wide.
Nationally-acclaimed glass specialists from W&W Glass worked with installer TSI Exterior Wall Systems, Inc. to supply the six-story lobby atrium with glass roof returns and canopy over the entrance.
Two structurally glazed ‘jewel boxes’ dominate the street-facing part of the building, enticing visitors to enter the space.
Historic art gallery brought into the 21st century with help from Pilkington structural glass.
Many architects, engineers, and contractors have turned to W&W Glass when it comes to providing the custom structural glass enclosure systems for the nation’s premier airports.
At W&W Glass, we often view glass as a work of art as much as we do an integral cladding element to a project.
The architects and management team selected W&W Glass for the intricate exterior glasswork.
W&W Glass installed the fin wall lobby entrance on the very beautiful Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia, PA designed by award-winning architect Foster + Partners.
The objective was to create a glass wall that delivers maximum transparency.
A new court complex in Kuwait will feature a stunning wall of glass, courtesy of Pilkington Planar™ structural glazing
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On November 30th 2012, Beneq announced the acquisition of the Finnish-based electroluminescence (EL) business from US Planar Systems, Inc., a global leader in digital display technology.
Window shoppers on the way to Westfield White City are now welcomed to London’s largest shopping centre by a stunning new facade at the Shepherd’s Bush Underground station.