1970 year in review; Pilkington events listed

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review Glass Factory Directory Issue

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
p. 8,10,11,12, col. 1

News Highlights of 1970


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

in the American glass industry during

1970, as recorded in the pages of




8,000 workers strike Pilkington Brothers in London, over minor wage card miscalculation, strike spreading to 12 other Pilkington plants. (Strike ended May 22.)


Pilkington Glass of Canada reports second float glass facilty in Canada will start production in late 1970.


Russia's first float glass plant, under Pilkington license, goes on stream at Bor, 200 miles cast of Moscow.


Keywords:Pilkington Brothers, Ltd.
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 19, 2012 by: Bob Stahr;