Glass for architectural and Solar Energy applications
Buildings account for almost 50 percent of the energy consumed in developed countries. Increased focus is being placed on legislation and policies to improve their energy efficiency.
Our products play a vital role in improving energy efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions. They also offer other advanced functionality, protecting against fire, insulating against noise, offering safety and security, privacy, decoration and even self-cleaning properties.
Glass has an important role to play in the development of the growing Solar Energy sector. We supply products for all three of the leading technologies, converting power from the sun into clean renewable energy.
9,200 employees in 18 countries.
Principal operations in 18 countries. The Group operates 26 float lines around the world (some of which are dedicated to Automotive and Technical Glass production).
Major presence in Europe, Japan and North America. Also present in China, South America and South East Asia.
- Thermal insulation glass
- Fire protection glazing
- Solar control glass
- Glass for Solar Energy
- Noise control glazing
- Safety and security glazing
Our Architectural business uses the ‘Pilkington’ brand
The brand is closely identified with technical excellence and service in the glass industry. Pilkington, acquired by NSG Group in 2006, invented the Float Process, through which most of the world’s high quality glass in made.