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Pilkington Ordered to Share Documents in the Case for an Insurance Payout

In its ongoing case against Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (MSI), Pilkington North America, was ordered to share documents with the insurance company after experiencing a $60 to $100 million loss caused by a tornado striking its glass manufacturing facility in Ottawa, … Continue reading

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NSG Group Becomes the First Flat Glass Manufacturer to Fire Furnace on 100% Biofuel

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has become the world’s first flat glass manufacturer to fire its furnace on 100% biofuel as part of an industry trial to find sustainable alternatives to natural gas. A sustainable biofuel … Continue reading

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NSG Group Shows Significant Rebound in Architectural Glass

NSG Group, parent company to Pilkington, saw a 44% increase in architectural glass revenues in the most recent quarter compared to the same period last year, according to its latest financial report. NSG reports sales in this segment totaled $608.2 … Continue reading

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Are Glass Coatings Getting Better with Age?

The development of low-E coatings in the 1970s was a game changer for architectural glass. It provided a means for builders, developers, architects and specifiers to use an abundance of glass, while keeping occupants comfortable and without concern of increased … Continue reading

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Appeals Court Affirms Summary Judgment for Glass Companies in Exposure Suit

A California appellate court has ruled in favor of PRL Aluminum, PRL Glass Systems, GlasPro, Glasswerks and Pilkington (the defendants) in a case focused on whether exposure to the companies’ products caused a glazier’s lung disease. Plaintiffs in the case, … Continue reading

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