Triplex Safety Glass
The Triplex Safety Glass Company Ltd was founded by Kent-born Reginald Delpech (30 March 1881 - 29 May 1935) in 1912. The company was established to build laminated windscreens in Britain, under French patents.
The company in existence today was founded (00242230) on 9 September 1929 when Pilkington and Triplex formed a joint company in St Helens. Pilkington Automotive Ltd has also been known as Triplex Safety Glass Ltd.
In the 1980s, around 1000 people were working at the Triplex site in St Helens.
- Sir Graham Cunningham
- Alan Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke, 1954-56
- Derek Cook, 1984-85
- Laminated windscreens