Pilkington Group Limited

Company Profile




Hall Lane, Nr Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 5UF, UK

Business Overview

-The Company is a global leader in the manufacturing of glass and glazing products focused mainly on the automotive and architectural markets.

-The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Sheet Glass.


-Central Glass
-Fuyao Glass
-Guardian Industries


-The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Sheet Glass.


-Laminated side-glazing glass
-Tinted glazing glass
-Integrated antenna systems
-Absorbing solar control glass
-Infrared reflective solar control glass
-Heatable glazing glass
-Hydrophobic glazing glass
-Tempered glass


1826 Established in 1826 as the St. Helens Crown Glass Co.
1894 Became a private limited company under the name Pilkington Brothers Ltd.
1970 Became a public company
1987 Present name was adopted in July 1987.
May 2000 Reached agreement with the Nippon Sheet Glass Group to acquire NSG's interests in its subsidiaries as follows:
-Libbey-Owens-Ford Co. ("LOF"): the acquisition of NSG's 20% shareholding in LOF.
-L-N Safety Glass ("LNS") and L-N of America ("LNA"): the acquisition of NSG's 50% shareholding in LNS and LNA, both affiliates of LOF.
-Pilkington Automotive UK ("Triplex"): the acquisition of NSG's 20% shareholding in Triplex.
Jun. 2006 Became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Sheet Glass Co. Ltd.

Supplemental Information 1

>>>Business report up until FY ended Mar. 31, 2015

Note: A figure in brackets ( ) indicates a loss