to Cease Production of Pyroshield™ at U.K. Location
United Kingdom-based Pilkington plc has announced it will be ending
production of the Pyroshield wire glass product at its Doncaster
location by the end of the year, which will result in the loss of
37 jobs. The announcement said the location will continue as a warehousing
operation for the foreseeable future.
The announcement stated: "The decision reflects the decline in
demand over recent years for the rolled and polished wired glass
products manufactured at the plant. Efforts to identify new business
and alternative markets for the product range have been unsuccessful."
The announcement also said the company will provide full out-placement
facilities on-site to assist employees in search of alternative
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