Business expansion
Sud; Abruzzo; Chieti
Location of affected unit(s)
San Salvo
Manufacture Of Rubber And Plastic Products And Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
Manufacture Of Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products
23.11 - Manufacture of flat glass

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 July 2007
Employment effect (start)
1 May 2008
Foreseen end date


Pilkington, a multi-national manufacturer of glass products for the automotive and construction sectors, has announced that it is to create 150 new jobs at its site in San Salvo in Chieti. The San Salvo plant currently employs 2000, and a new unit will be built at the site at which the 150 will be employed. The employment of the 150 and production at the new unit will commence in May 2008, and glass products for car manufacturers will be produced at the new unit. Pilkington operates two other sites in Italy, in Porto Marghera and Settimo Torinese, and employs a total of 2,600 in Italy. It operates in 26 countries and employs 3,600 internationally.


  • 3 July 2007: Il Centro


Eurofound (2007), Pilkington, Business expansion in Italy, factsheet number 66030, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66030.