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Pilkington is planning to develop a 10MW waste-fuelled energy plant at its Cowley Hill site in St Helens, with the creation of 15 jobs.
03-Nov-2014


Pilkington is investing £36m in the development of a new glass coating facility at its Cowley Hill plant in St Helens, with the creation of 50 jobs.
14-Apr-2011


Pilkington is to restart one of its float glass production lines in St Helens, with the creation of up to 130 jobs.
27-Jul-2010


Pilkington is planning to invest £40m in the expansion of its Greengate glass plant in St Helens, securing 230 jobs and creating 20 more.
01-May-2008


Pilkington is to relocate about 100 support jobs from St Helens to its European Technical Centre at Lathom in 2008, having submitted plans to West Lancashire Council to create more office space at Lathom.
09-Oct-2007


Pilkington, the St Helens-based glass manufacturer, is to be acquired by Nippon Sheet Glass of Japan for £2.2bn.
28-Feb-2006


Pilkington is to acquire the assets of Autostock Distribution, the US automotive glass distributor with 21 locations.
18-Jul-2005


Pilkington is planning to invest £21m in the construction of a float glass plant in Russia.
15-Sep-2003


Pilkington is to invest £15m this year converting three production lines to manufacture a new self-cleaning glass called Activ.
31-May-2001


Pilkington is planning to build a float glass plant in Iran, in partnership with Ghazvin Glass Company.
21-Mar-2001


Pilkington is forming a joint venture with Saint Gobain of France to build a £73m float glass plant in south-west Poland.
20-Dec-2000


Pilkington has dropped plans to double its share of the US automotive glass market following the collapse of takeover talks with Visteon.
06-Nov-2000


Pilkington is planning to build a new float glass plant in Brazil in partnership with Saint Gobain, and has also announced the acquisition of the remaining 20% stake in its Polish glass plant.
27-Oct-2000


Pilkington is planning to acquire an 80% stake in Visteon, Ford's glass division, in order to double its share of the North American automotive glass market to about 40%.
06-Jun-2000


Pilkington is planning to expand its glass business by making acquisitions, forming partnerships with regional groups, and moving into new markets such as eastern Europe.
02-Jun-2000


Pilkington is to sell its technical glass operations in Germany, Italy and the US to management for £50m, in order to focus on building and automotive glass.
31-Mar-2000


Pilkington is linking up with Interpane of Germany to build a £100m float glass plant in France by 2002.
20-Jan-2000


Pilkington has acquired 100% of SIV, the Italian auto glass maker, plus glass merchanting and processing concerns in Scandinavia and Switzerland.
01-Nov-1995