About Pilkington Automotive

All Pilkington products meets or exceeds the internationl security standarts.

Pilkington headquarters is based in the UK. Pilkington Automotive operates as a single global organization and it is one of the largest automotive glass manufacturers in the world.
The secret of success is the strict product quality control, thanks to which the brand is known and appreciated everywhere. Pilkington`s production capacities are located in 26 countries and the production is distributed in over 130 countries. The company serves major vehicle manufacturers such as Daimler, Chrysler, General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Renault, Fiat, Honda, Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Skoda, Subaru, Volkswagen etc.

Auto-glasses produced by Pilkington are used for OEM (OE) installation in vehicles and also as for aftermarket replacement (AGR). Pilkington is market leader in Europe, Japan, North America, South America and its region distribution channels turns the company to an integrated global business unit. The company is increasingly involved in design and development of new model vehicles and is a world leader in development and testing a computer simulations of new technologies in its Europe, Japan and North America centers.

The quality control is applied since the prototype development. This process is stricktly controlled and guarantees the quality of the final product. Reaching excellence requires a long time – from pre-project researches, design, construction, implementation to operation and satisfied customers.
Pilkington invests about GBP 29 million annualy in research. Its Technology Center in UK develops new products constantly improving production efficiency. Pilkington has a production for over 2,000 vehicle models on stock.

OE (OEM)
The combination of technical capabilities and geographic presence enables Pilkington Automotive to occupy a key position in development process of vehicles. Most of the OEM production is concentrated for light vehicle assembly and serves all major global vehicle manufacturers (VMS). Pilkington Automotive is a world leader in manufacturing truck and bus auto-glasses, as well as "Special glasses".

  • Aftermarket (AGR)

Pilkington Automotive has a corporate wholesale network throughout Europe, Japan, North America, South America and Asia through its well-developed and independent aftermarket distribution. This combined regional presence makes Pilkington Automotive the world`s largest wholesale & distribution auto-glass company.

  • Specialized transport

Pilkington Automotive offers high-quality glass for equipment of specialized transportation and vehicles, including: buses, trucks, trams, metro, train cars, armoured vehicles and vans, recreational vehicles, tractors and combines, construction vehicles, ships and other vessels.