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Pilkington announce change of manufacture of Pilkington Pyroshield™


David Stoker, Commercial Director, Pilkington Building Products UK

Pilkington has announced changes in the manufacture and processing its Pilkington Pyroshield™ . The changes, which involve the suspension of manufacture of the fire safety product at Watson Street in St Helens and the cessation of its processing at Doncaster, will not affect supply of Pilkington Pyroshield™ to customers.

David Stoker, Commercial Director, Pilkington Building Products UK said; “We aim to ensure that these changes occur seamlessly with no inconvenience to our customers. The changes allow for tank repairs whilst compensating for changes in the UK glazing market. They follow lengthy consideration and the decision has been made with the needs of our customers and our future business in mind.

“Pilkington is committed to meeting the needs of the UK market and has prepared for these changes by ensuring there is sufficient Pilkington PyroshieldTM available for all of our customers now and for the foreseeable future. Customers requiring market- leading fire safety glass should continue to purchase the product from their existing suppliers.”

Ample levels of stock of all Pilkington Pyroshield™ products have been produced, including Pilkington Pyroshield™ Texture, Pilkington Pyroshield™ Safety Texture, Pilkington Pyroshield™ Clear and Safety Clear, and are available for purchase for the foreseeable future.

Pilkington Pyroshield™ Clear and Safety Clear will continue to be processed at Doncaster until November 2008.

For more information about Pilkington Pyroshield™ visit www.pilkington.co.uk/pyroshield



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NSG Group, the manufacturer of Pilkington glass in the UK, manufactures a wide range of float, coated, rolled, laminated and toughened glass products as well as its own range of high-performance insulating glass units. Glass is distributed direct to customers, either as stock or as bespoke processed products to meet their needs, either direct from St Helens or through its network of branches countrywide.

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