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NSG Begins Laurinburg, N.C. Furnace Rebuild

NSG Group is rebuilding one of its furnaces at its float glass plant in Laurinburg, N.C. The project started on March 10, 2021 and is expected to be completed in late June 2021. “The investment is part of our ongoing … Continue reading

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NSG Group Reports Drop in Revenue, Operatizing Profit

NSG Group reported a drop in revenue and operating profit for each of its segments in the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal year (FY) 2021 (April through June 2020) compared to FY2020 Q1. In total, the company reported $859.9 million* … Continue reading

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Schools in Session: NSG/Pilkington Gives Students a Lesson in Manufacturing

A group of middle school students recently had the opportunity to step out of the classroom and learn about manufacturing firsthand. Pilkington’s team at its Rossford, Ohio, plant had been seeking outreach opportunities to teach students about manufacturing even before … Continue reading

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Q3 Report Has NSG on Top Despite Lower Auto Glass Numbers in Europe

Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG) released its third quarter financial results and it shows that total auto glass sales increased over the same period last year. NSG is one of the largest auto glass manufacturers and offers both original equipment manufacturer … Continue reading

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NSG’s Multi-Function Glass Selected for Passenger Window of Seibu Railway’s New Express Train

NSG Group (NSG) announced this week that its Metashine®-printed glass was selected for the train-side passenger windows of Seibu Railway’s new express train “Laview,” which is scheduled to begin operation in March 2019. Manufactured from microscopic glass flake coated with … Continue reading

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NSG Coming to GMC and Chevy Models

Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG) Group’s windshield head-up display (HUD) technology will be included in the 2019 GMC Sierra and 2019 Chevrolet Silverado models. Both vehicles will now have a 3 inch by 7 inch multi-color HUD. According to the company, … Continue reading

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Picking Up the Glass Pieces

New for 2017, Pilkington United Kingdom Limited (part of the NSG Group) has introduced a Fractography training course to complement its traditional Product Knowledge courses. Jigsaws have been in existence for around 250 years and, for many families, are as … Continue reading

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NSG Fiscal Year Results: Revenue Down, Performance Up

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, reported that despite improved performance, annual revenues for automotive glass were down compared to the prior year due to the negative impact of the strengthened Japanese Yen. However, at a constant exchange rate, revenue would … Continue reading

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NSG Group Plans $7. 5 Million Upgrade at Kentucky Plant

The NSG Group announced that it is in the process of upgrading its automotive glass plant in Versailles, Ky. The $7. 5 million upgrades are scheduled to start this spring and will enable the plant to utilize the modern Advanced … Continue reading

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One DOT Number Awarded to American Company, Three to Asia

The Department of Transportation recently awarded DOT numbers to four automotive glass companies. Continue reading

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Pilkington Reports Better Q2 Results than Last Year

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, reported second-quarter fiscal-year 2016 revenue for automotive glass was “slightly better than the previous year, due partly to the impact of a weaker Japanese Yen.” In North America, the company report automotive glass replacement revenues … Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington Says North American AGR Market “Positive”

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, reported first-quarter fiscal-year 2016 automotive revenue at $669.9 million USD (83.1 billion Yen), compared to $649.8 million USD (80.6 billion Yen) in the same period of the prior fiscal year. North America accounted for $186.2 million USD (23.1 billion Yen) of the automotive business, second only to one other region. Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington Reports Sales Upswing

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, reports full-year 2015 automotive sales of $2.63 billion USD (313.96 billion Yen), compared to $2.56 billion USD (305.11 billion Yen) in the previous year full year. Operating profit for the segment is $78.53 million USD (9.37 billion Yen) for full-year 2015, compared to $93.45 million USD (11.15 billion Yen). Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington: North American Automotive Markets Continue to Improve

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, reported that automotive revenue for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015 came in at $1.34 billion USD (155.7 billion Yen), compared to $1.31 billion USD (152.1 billion Yen) in the same period of the prior year. Profits for the segment were $33.5 million (3.9 billion Yen, compared to $39.5 million USD (4.6 billion Yen) in the same period of 2014. Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington’s First-Quarter Automotive Revenue Grows

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, has reported that its fiscal first-quarter automotive revenue has increased to $784 million USD (¥80.6 billion) from $755 million USD (¥77.6 billion), compared to the same period of last year. Profits for the division were … Continue reading

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NSG Announces Board Changes

The Nippon Sheet Glass Co. Ltd. (NSG), parent company to Pilkington, announced that George Olcott is retiring from its board of directors. He has served as an external director of the board since June 2008 and is retiring after completing a six-year term. The NSG board has nominated Günter Zorn as his successor. Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington Reports Increase in 3Q Automotive Revenue

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, has reported that its fiscal third-quarter automotive revenue has increased to $2.2 billion USD (¥224.7 billion Yen), compared to $1.7 billion USD (¥176.9 billion Yen) in the same period of the prior year. Profits for the division were $66 million USD (¥6.7 billion Yen), compared to $27 million USD (¥2.7 billion Yen) in the year-ago period. Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington Reports Improved Automotive Revenue

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, has reported that its automotive revenue improved to $1.54 billion U.S. dollars (152.1 billion Yen), compared to $1.23 billion U.S. dollars (121.1 billion Yen) in the same period of last year. Continue reading

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