Cornwall Glass Invests in New Laminate Cutting Capability

Cornwall Glass Manufacturing has committed to a six-figure investment in a new Bottero cutting table, gearing up for increased demand for laminates. Installed in our St Austell Manufacturing site in November, the new Bottero 520 LAM(e)/37, significantly increases the glass processor’s, laminate capability in line with exponential growth in demand. This includes a special adaptation [...]

2021-01-06T12:25:01+00:00

Introducing Future Generation Planitherm Range 

Cornwall Glass Manufacturing is delighted to announce the introduction of the new ‘Future Generation’ version of PLANITHERM® ONE T FG from Saint Gobain to it's glass product range. With the suffix “FG” added to the product code to signify the future generation version of the PLANITHERM ONE T it can be easily distinguished from other Planitherm [...]

2020-09-08T13:35:46+00:00

Lockdown Acquisition Trail

Cornwall Group, parent company of Cornwall Glass Manufacturing, Mackenzie Glass and Cornwall Glass and Glazing, has said it is progressing three potential acquisitions, having started discussions in lockdown. Mark Mitchell, Chairman Cornwall Group, said it had received a number of approaches from owners looking to make disposals since March, of which three had now progressed [...]

2020-07-07T09:34:48+00:00

Going for GOLD

Cornwall Glass is delighted to announce that is a Constructionline Gold Member and now conforms to PAS 91 What does this mean for our commercial customers? Cornwall Glass can now work for companies which use this organisation as a pre-qualification management system for SSIP purposes. Saving contractors valuable time with the confidence of the highest [...]

2020-01-23T12:01:06+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

Heritage IGUs are about low sightlines but do they come with a potential cost in performance? 

Heritage IGUs are about low sightlines but come at a potential cost in performance. There are a number of drivers currently converging which make the energy efficiency of older and period properties, including their windows, increasingly important. The only exemptions from the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), which came into force in April 2018, are [...]

2019-03-20T13:22:44+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