Pilks Closes Float Line In St Helens

After all the good news the industry has been talking about over the last few months, it is important to understand that there are still dangers in the sector that remain. This was highlighted today with the announcement that Pilkington is to close the float line at St Helens. The closure, announced by parent company [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:13+01:00November 7th, 2013|Categories: Pilkington|

Pilkington First To Raise Prices

Well, it looks like my post earlier on in the month about the glass cartel about to raise their prices is coming to fruition. I have learned on the Twittersphere that Pilkington are due to raise their prices from 1st August 2012, and you can bet your bottom dollar that the rest will follow very [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:30+01:00July 21st, 2012|Categories: double glazing industry, Pilkington, price increases|

Glass Cartel To Raise Prices…Again.

I have been told today that Pilkington, Saint-Gobain and the rest of the glass cartel are ready to either 'raise prices or they have done already.' Oil is down, petrol and diesel prices have come down, operating costs haven't shot up over the past few months as far as I'm aware, so why the sudden [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:31+01:00July 3rd, 2012|Categories: Pilkington, price increases, pricing, profit|

Announcement From Pilkington Today

I have come to learn that there is to be an announcement made by Pilkington around 4pm today. After the announcement at the beginning of February that it is to close a third of its lines here in the UK, one can only suspect that is has something to do with this. I have a [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:36+01:00March 5th, 2012|Categories: double glazing industry, Pilkington|
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