Pilkington North America

Company Information

Alternative Name(s): 
Pilkington
Street 1: 
500 East Louise Avenue
City: 
Lathrop
State: 
CA
Postal Code: 
95330-9352
Country: 
United States
Phone Number: 
209-858-5151
Year Established: 
1986
Ownership: 
Public
Employment: 
435
Employment Year: 
2010
References in Nano Datasets: 
3

Description: 

Pilkington North America manufactures and markets glass and glazing products for the building and automotive markets. Its sales are made up of 70% automotive products (57% Original Equipment and 43% Automotive Glass Replacement) and 30% building products.  Benefits of their glass include fire protection, noise control, solar heat control, and thermal insulation. The operation in California is for float glass.

Value Chain Mapping

Firm or Supporting Organization: 
Firm
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Product(s): General: 

They have a solar control product line, which reduces solar heat gain and offers high levels of natural light. They have a thermal insulation line which improves the energy efficiency of domestic or commercial buildings. They have a fire protection line which is used to have fire resistant glass. They also have a solar energy line, which is glass used to maximize solar energy conversion. They have a noise control line which reduces noise inside a building. They also have a safety/security line that provides impact or impact and penetration resistance to protect people from accidental injury, deliberate attack and damage from criminal activity. They have a self-cleaning line which reduces the need for cleaning exterior glazing through a dual-action coating. They have a decoration line that offers an extensive choice of decorative options to provide style and privacy with maximum light. They have a glass systems line which provides complete glazing installations through specialist techniques. They also have a special applications line which offers solutions to specific requirements for glass in buildings.