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

Q&A: Can fire resistant glass be used in IGUs?

24.08.16

Yes, absolutely. The requirement for fire rated glass is no longer a restrictive aspect of a project, it can be used as a conventional glass in an IGU (Insulated glazing unit) to offer stylish and hig...

News

Introduction to fire glass counterpanes

09.08.16

What are counterpanes? Quite simply, a counterpane is an additional pane of glass that can be used to enhance performance in various glazing applications. Counterpanes can be used alongside Pyroguard ...

News

The three-in-one benefits of fire resistant glass

09.07.16

Pyroguard is constantly working to deliver the best fire glass solutions and the best service to our clients, which is why we’re First in Fire Glass. But whilst we might be number one for fire glass...

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

New Chief Executive at Pyroguard

23.02.16

Fire resistant glazing manufacturer Pyroguard announces exciting changes at the company with the recent appointment of Neil Tilsley as Chief Executive, who joined the company on 1st January 2016, and ...

Press

Pyroguard launches new website

13.10.15

Following months of development, testing and working closely with our creative agency, we are pleased to reveal our new website that we feel truly reflects our position as ‘First in Fire Glass&#...

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Pyroguard Reveals ‘First in Fire Glass’ Vision

13.02.15

13th February 2015, Haydock. Pyroguard, a leading independent manufacturer of fire glass, has revealed strategic changes which will better align its sales structure with the construction supply chain ...

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Fire glass case studies

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The Team

  • Simon Ellison

    Technical Sales 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

    Sales Director - Distribution

    “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 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 Sales 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.”

  • José Zaman

    Export Manager

    An experienced Sales and Glass Projects professional with over 20 years of industry experience, José’s role at Pyroguard is Export Development Manager. José has worked in Senior Sales positions with St Gobain Glass, Schollglas and most recently van Noordenne Glassgroup.
    José is based in Hulst in the Netherlands, but will be travelling worldwide in his Export Development role.