The Cornwall Group promoted five members of its team to board level: Steve Bunney becomes Production Director with Steven Marques as the new Sales Director at Cornwall Glass Manufacturing Ltd; and Barrie Gazzard becomes Company Director of Cornwall Glass & Glazing Ltd. For Cornwall Group, Thomas Julian becomes the new Managing Director; with Kate Bunt [...]
The Cornwall Group was nominated as a finalist in two categories at this year’s G21 Awards, for Company of the Year and Best Training & Development Initiative of the Year. 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 [...]
Cornwall Glass Restructures in July 2019, creating three distinct divisions, each with its own focus on a key area of glass supply. The strategic aim was to bring more focus and agility to key areas of the business. operating across three divisions. This includes two focusing on trade, Cornwall Glass Manufacturing and glass merchanting business, [...]
Celebrating 40 years of business the group has seen many changes in industry, locations and workforce. Retiring Colleagues’ opened the door for new faces joining the team and the aim for the groups 250 plus employees to be made up from 10% of apprentices became a reality. Charlie Chough became a real life company mascot [...]
Global giant, NSG, sold its Pilkington Bristol business to Mackenzie Glass at the end of 2017. Supplying more than one million square metres of flat glass a year with a turnover in excess of £5m, the deal saw assets and colleagues transferred to Mackenzie for an undisclosed sum, Mackenzie Glass also assuming new status as [...]
The group acquired LW Architechtural Glass in Hayes London expanding opportunity for supplying laminate and multi-laminate products into the London market place. A company wide rebrand as Cornwall Glass was undertaken, embracing all our locations across the South West under one name. Even our Tough Chough gets a make-over and a name, “Charlie Chough.” Exciting [...]
The commitment to growth continued with the relocation of our Westcountry branch to Langage Industrial Estate, Plymouth. With a £5 million investment into a new purpose built IGU and processing factory, handling 57 different glass types ranging for 4mm to 9mm specification the group offering goes from strength to strength. The total number of colleagues [...]
Reaching out across the Westcountry the group acquired a large glass processing facility in Highbridge, Somerset which was opened as the “M5 Glass Centre” by local MP Tessa Munt. With a third toughening furnace, specialising in painted and patterned glass alongside production of DGU’s, the branch quickly established itself in the local community.