The United Kingdom is one of the Pilkington Group’s major manufacturing centres, with around 15 per cent of the company’s sales generated in the UK.
The Group has its headquarters in St Helens, Merseyside, located between Liverpool and Manchester in the North West of England.
Situated at nearby Lathom, Lancashire, is the European Technical Centre, a Group Research and Development facility.
Pilkington also operates a London office, Selwyn House in Cleveland Row, St James’s, SW1.
The company employs more than 4,000 people across the UK, in activities ranging from the manufacture of float, rolled and wired glass to glass processing and merchanting, automotive original equipment (OE) and automotive glass replacement (AGR) manufacture.
Glass has a major part to play in society’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to mitigate the effects of climate change.
We aim to be the global leader in innovative high-performance glass and glazing solutions, contributing to energy conservation and generation, working safely and ethically.
Safety is at the core of Pilkington’s Values and Principles.
We believe that people are the most important asset of our Company and we value the health and safety of all our employees above all other considerations.
The health, safety and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, visitors, neighbours and customers remain at the forefront of our business activity.
The group is committed to driving Health & Safety initiatives in every part of the business. Our safety policies are based on the premise that all accidents are preventable.
The My Pilkington portal includes a wealth of health and safety information drawn from practical experience of Pilkington’s safety professionals and employees in glass manufacturing, processing and merchanting.