Return to work

Joint Managing Director for Cornwall Glass Manufacturing, Mark Knight talks candidly about the challenges facing directors, colleagues and customers as the company begins a phased return to work after weeks of suspended service due to the Corona virus pandemic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErmM2U9lKgU  

2020-05-11T13:09:44+00:00

Covid-19 Company Statement

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister on Monday night, we have taken the precautionary measure to temporarily suspend from Wednesday 25th at 5 pm normal business activities until further notice at all of our locations throughout the Southwest. We are working closely and swiftly with all our colleagues, customers and suppliers to carefully cease [...]

2020-03-24T15:44:15+00:00

Cornwall Glass Manufacturing Apprentice Pledge for 2020

Cornwall Glass Manufacturing will create six new apprenticeships before the end of this year as part of its continuing commitment to support the up skilling of workers in the glass industry. The IGU manufacturer and glass processing specialist which operates three sites across the South West and Southern England, already employs 12 apprentices within its [...]

2020-02-03T11:59:51+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

Cornwall Glass Fund – Grant Updates

In 2018 Cornwall Glass celebrated 40 years in business with 40 grants of £400 to community groups within Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. Supporting this offer we hosted four drop in sessions for advice on how to apply and were delighted to award a total of £19,000 to 46 community projects. We caught up with [...]

2019-06-27T13:14:12+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

Tea Party Celebration of £400 Grant Awards to 48 Cornish Groups

“It’s not often that one encounters an organisation with an ethos of absolute care, not only for their customers but also their employees, suppliers and surrounding communities. In fact, it’s anyone who happens to touch their business who will feel the genuine warmth and welcome which goes beyond the norm. This is the norm for Cornwall Glass.” [...]

2018-10-31T10:57:13+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

Our Apprentice Journey through Home Grown Talent

Cornwall Glass is closing the skills gap through a highly innovative training partnership with Exeter College. The UK lies fourth from bottom in the EU’s table of participation in job-related adult learning. If our standing in EU league tables may not matter much after Brexit, it should nonetheless raise a red flag for manufacturing and [...]

2018-05-03T11:28:17+00:00