On 28 October, AS VALMIERAS STIKLA ŠĶIEDRA had the pleasure to welcome H.E. Mr Paul Brummell, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
During the meeting with the chairman of the company's board Mr Stefan Jugel the guests got acquainted with the company's story, production process and technology of glass fibre, and also discussed the company's experience in the United Kingdom, investments and future ambitions in the market.
In 2013, AS VALMIERAS STIKLA ŠĶIEDRA acquired a subsidiary company VALMIERA GLASS UK Ltd in the United Kingdom. The subsidiary was set up in Britain before 1740 (the earliest written evidence). The subsidiary VALMIERA GLASS UK Ltd., based in Sherborne, Dorset, produces glass fibre products that are most commonly used for the aviation industry, thermal insulation and architecture. The subsidiary specializes in glass fibre weaving, fabric coating, and laminating.