1967 year in review; Pilkington events listed

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 8,11,12, col. 1


News Highlights of 1967

 

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

in the American glass industry during

1967, as recorded in the pages of

AMERICAN GLASS REVIEW.

February

Pilkington Brothers Ltd. of England signs contract with Russia for a license to use the float glass process.

July

Pilkington Glass Ltd. opens new $30-million float glass plant at Scarborough, Canada; PPG Industries breaks ground for new float glass plant near Meadville, Pa., which will open in 1968.

November

Pilkington Brothers, Ltd. announces a new development, known as surface modification, to permit the economic production of comparatively small quantities of float glass with special characteristics, such as tinted glass.

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Keywords:Pilkington Brothers, Ltd.
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 12, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;