Ground breaking £50m national centre of excellence earmarked for town

Richard Katz
The history of St Helens is reflected in the development of glass-making and the town is set to play a leading role in the future of the industry in the UK. A ground-breaking £50m national centre of excellence for glass innovation is earmarked for the town, which for generations has been home to a range of glass operations including Pilkington. The proposed St Helens site will focus on the hot side of glass production, with a large experimental furnace capable of producing 30 tonnes per day for windows, bottles or fibreglass. ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...