Trade Customers

Our information page for glass processors and fire door suppliers with resources, guidance and tools to help with cutting, handling and selling fire glass.

About our approach

Pyroguard is a leading independent provider of fire glass in stock sheets which distributors and door manufacturers can cut to their required size. The products have a short delivery lead time and are easily cut and processed, allowing flexibility in their use.
Our distribution team is here to assist stockists, trade and industrial clients in selecting, purchasing, selling and exporting our high quality fire resistant glazing.

Associations

We’re members of some of the leading organisations in the glazing, architecture and construction sectors, so you can be confident that our fire safety glass is developed in line with the latest technological advancements, safety regulations and quality standards.

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CE Marking for Fire Resistant Glass

All Pyroguard fire resistant glass carries the CE Mark. Companies wishing to process or distribute Pyroguard fire resistant glasses within or into a country where the CE Mark is mandatory are required to have a licence to do so.


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Standards & Regulations

Below are some of the standards and regulations we enable our customers to comply with:

The Latest News From Pyroguard

News

Pyroguard targets business growth with new appointments

08.02.18

Independent fire glass specialist, Pyroguard, is excited to announce the appointment of three new team members as the business continues to strengthen its presence in the UK and Ireland fire glass mar...

News

Test Success

25.01.18

Our latest test success has significantly increased the scope for Pyroguard Rapide FD60 11mm. The glass performed to 80 minutes under test conditions, enabling applications up to a maximum glass size ...

News

Pyroguard and Aluprof complete testing programme on new aluminium framing system collaboration

27.11.17

Bringing together more than eight decades of technical industry experience, fire glass experts Pyroguard and fire door & window partition systems specialists Aluprof have completed an ambitious t...

Events

Pyroguard T Insight Event – Seingbouse

07.08.15

Join us for one of our regular Pyroguard Insight events at our Seingbouse production facility in France. In Seingbouse, you will be able to see the manufacturing process for our bespoke manufacture...

Events

Pyroguard Insight Event – Haydock

07.08.15

Join us for one of our regular Pyroguard Insight events at our Haydock production facility in Merseyside. In Haydock, you will be able to see the manufacturing process for our industry-leading Pyro...

Press

Pyroguard takes its technical excellence to the next level

21.02.18

Following a period of consistent growth for independent fire-rated glass specialist, Pyroguard, the manufacturer is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Ainsworth as Group Technical Direct...

Press

Pyroguard helps BBC DIY SOS Team deliver on its Children in Need ‘Big Build’ promise

04.12.17

Pyroguard, the UK’s largest Independent fire resistant glass manufacturer, has contributed to helping Nick Knowles and the DIY SOS team build a centre for the support of young people in care and lea...

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Igniting business growth

07.11.17

Independent fire glass specialist, Pyroguard, is delighted to announce the appointment of Andy Lake as UK Projects Director, who will draw on more than 33 years’ experience to drive the business...

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The Team

  • Simon Ellison

    Technical Support Manager

    “Simon has been working for Pyroguard for over 15 years; he has the inside knowledge of the production process and has improved systems within quality and production. Simon has an extensive knowledge of fire glass, including fire testing to both British Standards and Euro Norms, impact testing and acoustic testing to extend product scope. Simon works to develop product awareness in the project market while working with architects, main contractors and fabricators to achieve stunning, high performance results for all of our project clients.”

  • Steve Goodburn

    Business Development Director

    “Originating from the automotive sector, Steve has seven years’ experience selling fire resistant glass in the UK and export regions. He is now the Sales Director for the Distribution division, working mainly with the made-to-stock fire glass manufactured by Pyroguard in their UK facility. Key to this division is the development of partners for the cutting and processing of Pyroguard, as well as seeking out companies able to manufacture IGUs to Attestation Level 1. To this end, Steve has been instrumental in developing strong business relationships in the UK, Ireland and Western Europe.”

  • Barrie Greenall

    Sales Support Manager

    “Barrie has 25 years of experience in the glass industry. Before joining Pyroguard, Barrie worked for NSG Pilkington, where he spent time in customer service and UK sales, before moving into export sales. This latter position involved moving stock glass into the Mediterranean markets, across the Middle East and into Africa. With a diploma in export management, completed through the Institute of Export, Barrie has in-depth knowledge of selling glazing products overseas. He also has a broad understanding of the various types of glass available, glass processes and required glass standards.”

  • Mike Rooney

    Technical Support Engineer

    “Mike joined Pyroguard following a 10-year career at NSG Pilkington, where he completed a four-year apprenticeship in Laboratory Studies. Mike then obtained a Master’s degree in Chemistry whilst spending time in the Physical and Mechanical Testing, Product Assessment and Manufacturing Improvements departments. He then moved on to work for Trelleborg Offshore UK as local technical support and a material specialist for two years. Mike’s extensive experience in the glazing industry, and his in-depth knowledge of materials, processes and technology, make him a vital part of the Pyroguard distribution department.”