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Glass Quarter

Plowden & Thompson are innovative technical glass makers manufacturing a range of products in both borosilicate and lead crystal glass.

As suppliers to various industries from aerospace to health the company has the ability to produce bespoke to customer's requirements.

Making glass products such as tubing, capillary tubes, headlamps, glass plates and radiation shields Plowden & Thompson have the technology to use precision bore and re-draw techniques to ensure they are able to meet customer's expectations of what a specialist UK manufacturer can achieve for them.

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