1962 year in review; Pilkington events listed

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 8,12-16, col. 1

News Highlights of 1962


...a month-by-month review of happenings

in the American glass industry during

1962, as recorded in the pages of



Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company signs license agreement with Pilkington Brothers Limited, St. Helens, England, permitting PPG to manufacture flat glass by the Float method, originated and developed by Pilkington.


L. Alastair B. Pilkington, technical director of Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, England, is named recipient of the 1963 Toledo Glass and Ceramic Award. Mr. Pilkington is the inventor of the Float Glass process.


Pilkington Brothers Ltd. begins operation of new $14,000,000 float glass tank at St. Helens, England.


Keywords:Pilkington Brothers, Ltd.
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 4, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;