1963 year in review; Pilkington events listed

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 8,10,14, col. 1

News Highlights of 1963


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

in the American glass industry during

1963, as recorded in the pages of



Libbey-Owens-Ford enters into a licensing agreement with Pilkington Brothers for the Pilkington-developed float glass process. Compagnie de St. Gobain acquires a site for a float glass factory at Savigliano, Italy, expects to be first on the continent to use the float process.


Alastair B. Pilkington, Pilkington Bros. director, predicts that within a few years the float process will completely supersede plate glass.


Keywords:Pilkington Brothers, Ltd.
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 11, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;