Pilkington, which employs more than 200 people in Birmingham and another 300-plus at a sister site in California, has since been integrated with GKN's own transparencies
business in Luton.
PPG Aerospace produces the forward and aft canopy transparencies
for F-16 A/B/C/D configurations at its Sylmar, Calif.
Our history with Airbus has been a long and successful one over the past few decades supplying transparencies
for its commercial fleet, and we look forward to continuing this cooperative relationship.
Boeing operators are now able to buy transparencies
directly from the manufacturer - PPG - streamlining ordering, shipping and warranty administration," France said.
PPG's aircraft transparencies
business will be referred to as PPG Aerospace - Transparencies
Aermacchi previously produced its own plastic transparencies
From the outset, PPG's all-glass transparencies
have provided operators with benefits unavailable from any other windshield supplier.
Key issues were to have lightweight transparencies
, superior service life and exceptional customer support," Lloyd said.
PPG is the world's largest manufacturer of aircraft transparencies
, and its Ampaspace subsidiary operates a facility near Milan, Italy, for production of acrylic aircraft transparencies
David France, PPG global sales and marketing manager, original-equipment transparencies
, said that the new agreement supports PPG's ongoing product improvement and service enhancement efforts.
A "lightplate" built into the scanner cover uses a special light-diffusion process for scanning 35 mm transparencies
With the optional Transparency Adapter you can scan 4" x 5" transparencies
, slides, or negatives.