News - What's happening at Float Glass Industries?

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Thursday 27th April 2017
FAST TRACK on light commercial IGU
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Tuesday 18th April 2017
Our prediction for 2017 is for a further tightening of availability of stock glass. FGI is the independent full service glass distributor with the widest range of stock products. It is important to select a glass supplier who can offer a full range of products with on-going supply from all the indigenous manufacturers. Most of these manufacturers have a reluctance to sell float glass and want to concentrate on coated and low emissivity product.
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Tuesday 14th March 2017
Wright & Offland went into a business together in an equal partnership in 1894. They began with a handcart in the centre of Manchester selling and glazing cut to size glass. After experiencing some success they went on to open a stained glass shop. The business grew steadily from this point until it began to diversify in the 1950s and 60s – at this stage they dealt primarily in leaded lights, acid-etching and simple processing.
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Tuesday 14th March 2017
Hiab is the brand name of a Swedish company specialising in logistics – they invented the truck mounted hydraulic crane in 1957 and so the brand has become synonymous with the product itself – much like Hoover (brand) and vacuum cleaner (product). Our hydraulic cranes are actually manufactured by Atlas although they’re still generically known as HIABs.
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Monday 13th March 2017
FLOAT GLASS INDUSTRIES Stock Distribution Division has a new warehouse located on Southmoor Industrial Estate. It was purpose built for engineering company Ingersoll Rand in the 1950s and is the most recent addition to FGI’s already extensive facilities.
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FGI LAUNCH 2016 SPRING CLEARANCE

With great deals on selected product lines.

Limited offers – for more details go to

www.floatglass.co.uk/springclearance