Entrance to the office and warehouse.

The End

Local Union News

The end of glass making at the Lathrop, CA. Pilkington plant came to a halt on the morning of January 29, 2014. It's been two years since production stopped and the float, bath and lehr buildings are torn down. The Company still maintains a warehouse on the property.

The end of glassmaking at Lathrop 

Site built and maintained by Jim Gulbronson

USW Local 18-4 Lathrop, CA

Local 418G is now Local 18-4 after amalgamation with Local 18 in Modesto. The Lathrop plant is down to 6 employees

Starting in January 2015, the Union meetings will be held every 3rd Saturday at 9:00am in the NVLF office. The office is located at 538 McHenry Ave in Modesto.

The Local President is Martin Nuno.


 Retiree luncheon moving to Mountain. Mike"s Pizza on Louise Ave in Lathrop, CA

1-6-2016 - Other Retirees passing in 2015. Lemalie Fua, Richard Hoke, Larry Henley, Archie Coverdill, Herman Bardwell, Angel Barriga, Ed Donohue, Paul Martinez, Gene Patton, Bob Sanchez, Garland Labonite, Henry Luna (31365).

2-2-2016 - Added new pictures to the slide show on this page.(31418)

6-1-2016- Sylvia Sandoval retirement - Added new seniority list (31587)

9-2-2016 - Kyle Kervin has left for greener pastures. Good Luck (31754)

10-28-2016 -Updated the seniority list. John Pettis is back. (31900)

12-18-2016- Retiree luncheon moved to Mountain Mike's Pizza in Lathrop, CA every second Wednesday. (31978)

1-6-2017 - Members passing away in 2016 were Wendell Trenchick, Fordyce Wyatt, Frank Sabala, Charlie McGinnis, Don       Harris, Galen Doyle, George Vasconcellos and recently Tom Bates. (32005)