Xeos aviation MRO facility launched in Poland
Pittsburgh Glass Works, founded in 1883 as Pittsburght Plate Glass Company at Creighton, Pennsylvania, is a world leading supplier of automotive glass and related services. In 2016 The Mexico-based glassmaker VITRO has bought Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC for $310 million. PGW, developed a new 21,000sqm manufacturing facility in Poland with a focus on high-technology, high-content windshields with full surface control to meet the needs of the European premium vehicle market – a market that currently accounts for approximately 60% of European auto production. The Polish facility is first and the one and only European Factory of PGW.
We have provided multidiscipline design, project and construction management services on engineering design, procurement and construction management services to Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) for a new automotive glass manufacturing facility on 22ha plot in Komorniki (Środa Śląska district) near Wrocław, Poland.
As well as state-of-art technology lines in the Poland’s facility, PGW have also created an R&D Center in their premises where their innovative products and technologies are developed. It is one of the largest production sites in their area of operations – over 20 000 sqm of the production area and about 300 personnel working on site.
Products manufactured at the Sroda Slaska facility include Sungate® and Sungate EP infrared reflective glass, Solextra® blue glass and SoundMaster® enhanced acoustic glass windshields. Previously PM Group was responsible for concept design, building permit design and tender design for other PGW projects.