Cornwall’s rolling investment programme

Cornwall Group has invested more than £1m across our manufacturing and merchanting divisions as part of an ongoing programme of maintenance and development. Three new straight line edger's and a specialist fire saw are included in the mix, as are our four new lorries and our fleet of bespoke transit vans. Our Group Directors will [...]

2022-08-03T10:45:16+00:00

Open Letter: Time to act in everyone’s best interests

Open letter from the Chair of the Cornwall Group, Mark Mitchell, about why the current pricing model is broken. Energy surcharges. Let’s be honest, none of us like to see that extra line on our invoices, but they have historically been the best way to reflect the volatile nature of the energy market. They can [...]

2022-07-13T09:42:10+00:00

CORNWALL GLASS FUND 2022 – GRANT UPDATES

“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 [...]

2022-07-19T14:40:48+00:00

Are energy surcharges the answer?

Energy surcharges, which can flex and adapt to changing market conditions, are fundamentally a good idea. So, why does Mark Mitchell, Chair of Cornwall Group,  fear that the current model could be forcing some businesses under.  The volatility of the energy market, and the effect this has on energy-intensive industries such as glass, is creating a [...]

2022-07-13T14:14:46+00:00

New marketing channels for Cornwall Glass

Cornwall Glass & Glazing has created a presence at the National Self Build & Renovation Centre in Swindon, which will help support our national presence. We talk to our Managing Director Paul Garrard about its significance, and how the company continues to adapt after 45 years of business. Cornwall Glass & Glazing are at the [...]

2022-07-26T12:15:59+00:00

Cornwall Group named Best Glass Company 2021

Cornwall Group has been named Best Glass Company at this year’s G-Awards. Held at London’s Park Lane Hilton, the G-Awards celebrate product and service innovation glass and the window and door industry, Cornwall Group fighting off stiff competition to pick up the top accolade. Mark Mitchell, chairman, Cornwall Group, said: “The Group was formed in [...]

2022-06-21T15:40:43+00:00

Cornwall Group nominated for two G21 Awards

The Cornwall Group has been nominated as a finalist in two categories at this year’s G21 Awards, for Best Glass Company and Best Training & Development Initiative of the Year. Operating across three divisions, Cornwall Glass Manufacturing, Cornwall Glass and Glazing and its merchanting business, Mackenzie Glass, we have continued to invest heavily throughout the [...]

2021-10-22T15:39:35+00:00

Energy surcharge

Industry needs to brace itself for new price increases as wholesale energy costs rocket. 12 energy companies have collapsed so far this year each having struggled to cope with an increase in wholesale gas prices which currently sit 250% higher than they were in January, having seen jumps of as much as 400% this year. [...]

2021-10-22T15:32:07+00:00