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

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

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

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

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

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