PPG is one of the world’s largest
companies, manufacturing paint coatings,
glass, chemicals and sealants.
The company produces glass fibre at its
Wigan factory which is then used to create
a variety of products, including luxury
Reid Jones Partnership have provided
engineering support and assistance to PPG for many
years on a range of projects, the largest
and most significant being the re-building
of the 501 Production Line. The project
involved the modification of the original
multi-level factory to accommodate
state-of-the-art plant and production
equipment including a new Kiln, Forehearth
and Forming Floors.