The NSG Group announces that it has reached agreement with its local partner Shanghai Yaohua Pilkington Glass Co., Ltd (SYP) to start production of the Group's NSG TEC™ solar energy products in China, to meet the rapidly increasing demands of the Chinese thin film Solar Energy industry.
Vidrios Lirquén, the joint venture between NSG Group, Saint-Gobain Glass and Inversiones Pathfinder, today announced its intention to build a new Float line in Lima, Peru. The project will allow Lirquén to consolidate its leadership on the south Pacific coast of South America.
Nippon Sheet Glass Company Ltd, (hereinafter “the Company”) announces that today the following changes to Board membership were agreed.
Following approval of the annual results at a meeting of the Board of Directors on 12 May, the NSG Group has today released the Company's consolidated financial results for the year to 31 March 2011 (1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011).
The Board of NSG Group announces the appointment of Mark Lyons as Chief Financial Officer (Finance Director) of NSG Group. Mr. Lyons, who has been President Building Products Worldwide since 2007, replaces Mike Powell, who has decided to take up a senior appointment outside the Group.
Further implementing its Strategic Management Plan announced in November 2010, the NSG Group has announced that it is investing £36 million (approximately JPY4.9 billion) in an off-line vacuum sputter coating facility at its Pilkington Cowley Hill site, in St Helens, Merseyside, UK.
Vidrios Lirquén, the NSG Group's float glass joint venture in Chile, has resumed production and has reaffirmed its commitment to the Chilean market.
A strong earthquake struck off the coast of northeast Japan Friday, 11 March 2011. The following is a report related to the NSG Group's operations as at Monday 14 March 2011.
Continuing the implementation of its Strategic Management Plan announced in November 2010, the NSG Group announces plans to expand and upgrade the Group's Pilkington Automotive operations in Poland.
As previously announced, Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (the Company) is voluntarily adopting International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) with effect from 1 April 2011.
Following the publication of its Strategic Management Plan in November 2010, the NSG Group is proceeding with investments to support its expansion in key emerging markets. The South American automotive market is an important element in the Group's expansion strategy.