Celebrating 10 Years of IGU Production

The newly formed Cornwall Glass Manufacturing (CGM), part of the Cornwall Group, took a moment to celebrate ten years of IGU production in Devon and Cornwall. The heavy rain didn’t dampen spirits and the resourceful Plymouth team served up burgers and sausages for all colleagues. Glass processors, drivers, sales team, office staff, apprentices and company [...]

2019-07-25T10:08:11+00:00

Cornwall Glass Restructure

Cornwall Glass announces a major restructure, allowing our own businesses to buy from competitors and even dropping ‘glass’ from the name of our newly formed Group. Cornwall Glass, or perhaps more accurately, the newly formed Cornwall Group, announced a major restructure of its businesses at the beginning of this month. With effect from 1st July [...]

2019-06-20T10:20:04+00:00

Acoustic Glass combats road and air traffic noise pollution

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) after air pollution, traffic noise is the single largest environmental problem facing Europe, causing more than 60,000 premature deaths each year. This is something recognised on this side of the channel with a series of major new government initiatives launched in the last year to address the worst [...]

2019-03-20T15:10:43+00:00

National Apprenticeship Week 2019 #FireItUp

Cornwall Glass continues to close the skills gap through a highly innovative training partnership with Apprenticeships in partnership with Exeter College. This week we celebrate with the rest of the UK, all those blazing their own trail through a diverse range of apprenticeships, especially those with in the Glass Industry. The UK lies fourth from [...]

2019-02-26T11:45:33+00:00

40 Years In The Making

Join us in our reflective look back on 2018 as we celebrated 40 years in business and look forward to 2019. Company founder Dave Mitchell and his wife Heather were persuaded to be involved in a celebratory video of the groups journey from its humble beginnings in an old Potato shop in Truro to it [...]

2018-12-05T14:16:56+00:00

Poppy Of Honour

The Poppy Of Honour – Displaying over 1 million individual poppies with the hand written names of every serviceman and women killed or reported missing in action during WW1. What a privilege to supply, process and deliver the glass to encase this memorial. The Poppy rib, constructed of welded steel forms the frame for the memorial. Rob [...]

2018-10-09T10:22:03+00:00

Wine By The Glass

When our Exeter branch was approached with a photograph of a glass wine rack and asked “Can you make something like this for us?” their answer was of course. “We’ll have ago” Several months, lots of head scratching and hard graft later these beautiful, bespoke wine racks are occupying pride of place in our clients [...]

2018-09-04T12:13:20+00:00

EVA Laminate

EVA laminates are taking ground from PVB but if you’re installing architectural glass, which route should you go? It’s a numbers game. In the last three-years volumes of laminate glass production has increased according to analysts by anywhere between 16 and 24%. That’s substantial growth in anyone’s book. It’s also something which could accelerate further [...]

2018-08-02T16:05:08+00:00

Cornwall Glass Acquires Pilkington Merchant Glass Business

Mackenzie Glass, part of the Cornwall Glass group of businesses has agreed contracts on the acquisition of Pilkington Bristol from NSG. The sale, which is expected to complete at the end of November, will see the transfer of Pilkington Bristol assets to Mackenzie Glass. This is also expected to include employees, following the completion of [...]

2018-04-26T13:59:25+00:00