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USGNN Original StoryPilkington 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 opportunities.

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