Why The Glass Is Half Empty At Pilkington

Date: 5 July 2010
Source: Pilkington
Pilkington was once a national treasure. From its St Helens base in England's northwest, it was a pioneer of the wor ld of glassmaking.  Now, that same cradle of innovation is an operational outpost of a disparate Japanese empire.

The Merseyside town is these days better known for its rugby league side rather than i ts iconi c manufacturer.
Britain's biggest glassmaker has all but slipped from public view since succumbing to a £2.2bn takeover by Nippon Sheet Glass in 2006.
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