Glass Systems Group Acquires Two UK-based Pilkington Plants and Cervoglass

Glass Magazine
March 24, 2017
COMMERCIAL, RETAIL, FABRICATION

Glass Systems North Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of Press Glass UK Ltd., daughter company of Press Glass SA, acquired two UK-based Pilkington group factories and their order book. Both factories have been producing insulating glass units for the residential market. 

The factory in Cumbernauld will operate as Glass Systems Scotland; the factory in Barnsley will operate as Glass Systems AG.

Glass Systems North also acquired Cervoglass, which manufactures conservatory glass.

Through this acquisition, the Glass Systems Group strengthened its position of the largest insulating glass units manufacturer in the United Kingdom, making it possible to supply a full spectrum of sealed units nationwide, company officials report. 

Now, the Glass Systems Group operates six factories, located in the United Kingdom in Swansea, Port Talbot, Cardiff, Peterborough, Cumbernauld, and Barnsley.