Pilkington IGP in Poland Opens New Double Glazing Plant in Bialystok

The Pilkington IGP branch in Bialystok, Poland, has been involved in the production of double glazing and metal glass racks for many years. Now, a new plant represents further investment by the NSG Group in the city. The company’s architectural business in Poland held an official ceremony and grand opening of a new manufacturing plant in Bialystok on May 16, 2019.

The new plant is equipped with four modern lines for the production of double glazing, together with glass cutting systems. A new glass tempering furnace will be installed later. Panattoni Europe headed construction of the approximately 33,000-square-foot plant. Pilkington worked with the firm previously during the construction of a production and logistics center in Chmielów. The new plant will create around 200 jobs with the possibility of further expansion.

“The dynamic development of the window market in Poland, as well as favorable conditions for business development in this region, influenced our decision on further investments in Bialystok,” says Krzysztof Granicki, managing director of Architectural Glass East and Nordic Europe. “The construction of a new processing plant will strengthen the position of our company in this region, and will also contribute to an even greater
improvement of customer service.”

Euroglas Opens Fifth Float Line

The grand opening of  Euroglas’ latest float line took place place May 8, 2019 in Ujazd, Poland. Production is running at full capacity three months after the initial ignition of the new melting furnace.

The project’s construction schedule enabled the furnace to  be lit 51 weeks after the ground-breaking ceremony. The project team also managed to reduce the construction period by two months compared to the previous tank, according to a company statement.

Following the tradition that each Euroglas furnace bears its patron’s first name, the new furnace is named “Gabriela,” after managing director Piotr Noga’s daughter.

The additional capacity enables Euroglas Polska to satisfy increased demand in the Polish and European glass market, according to a company statement.

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