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Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, is one of the global leaders in glass and glazing technology. Pilkington manufacture and distribute glass for Architectural, Automotive and Technical glass markets across the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited employs around 2000 people in sites across the UK and manufactures a wide range of float, coated, rolled, laminated and toughened glass solutions as well as its own range of high-performance insulating glass units. Glass is distributed directly to customers, either as stock or as bespoke processed products, direct from St. Helens or through its network of nationwide branches.

The Group's European Research and Development Technical Centre is also based locally at Lathom, Lancashire and allows the company to focus on providing innovative solutions to the end user.
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Pilkington Activ™ Self-cleaning Glass
A range of self-cleaning glasses.
- H10 Patent glazing, H11 Curtain walling, L10 Windows/ Rooflights/ Screens/ Louvres, L20 Doors/ shutters/ hatches, L40 General glazing
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Pilkington Optiphon™ Acoustic Laminated Glass
Noise control laminated glass.
- H10 Patent glazing, H11 Curtain walling, H13 Structural glass assemblies, L10 Windows/ Rooflights/ Screens/ Louvres, L20 Doors/ shutters/ hatches, L40 General glazing
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Pilkington Optiwhite™ Low-iron
A specially developed tint-free glass
- H10 Patent glazing, H11 Curtain walling, L10 Windows/ Rooflights/ Screens/ Louvres, L20 Doors/ shutters/ hatches, L30 Stairs/ ladders/ walkways/ handrails/ balustrades, L40 General glazing

Quality Assurance

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited is certified to the following Quality Assurance schemes/standards:
 
BS EN 12600: 2002 Glass in building. Pendulum test. Impact test method and classification for flat glass
 
BS EN 1279: 2002 Glass in building. Insulating glass units. Long term test method and requirements for gas leakage rate and for gas concentration tolerances
 
BS EN 1279: 2002 Glass in building. Insulating glass units. Long term test method and requirements for moisture penetration
 
BS EN 12150: 2000 Glass in building. Thermally toughened soda lime silicate safety glass. Definition and description
 
BBA Certificate 97/3360 – 97/3360 Planar structural glazing system

Trade names

Pilkington Activ
Pilkington Anti-Fade
Pilkington Cervoglass
Pilkington Eclipse Advantage
Pilkington energiKare
Pilkington Galleria
Pilkington Insulight
Pilkington K Glass
Pilkington Microfloat
Pilkington Optifloat
Pilkington Optilam
Pilkington Optimirror
Pilkington Optiphon
Pilkington Optitherm
Pilkington Optiwhite
Pilkington Oriel Collection
Pilkington Painted Glass
Pilkington Planar
Pilkington Plateau
Pilkington Profilit
Pilkington Pyrodur
Pilkington Pyrodur Plus
Pilkington Pyroshield 2
Pilkington Pyrostop
Pilkington Solar-E
Pilkington Spacia
Pilkington Spandrel Glass
Pilkington Suncool

Contact details

European Technical Centre,
Hall Lane,
Westhead,
Lathom,
Lancashire, L40 5UF
Tel +44 (0)1744 692000
Fax +44 (0)1744 692880