Indeglas founder honoured with university hall of fame recognition

Jeanette MacIntyre

JEANETTE MacIntyre, the founder of Cumbernauld-based glass specialist Indeglas, has been formally recognised by her alma mater with her induction into its Hall of Fame.

The School of Arts and Creative Industries (SACI) at Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) awarded the accolade to Jeanette in tribute to her creative talent as well as acknowledging the contribution she has made to the built environment sector.

Jeanette, who graduated from Edinburgh Napier in 1985 with a Diploma in Interior Design, is committed to ensuring innovation, people-centred design and sustainability lies at the heart of the future built environment and she currently serves as co-vice chair of  Construction Scotland Innovation Centre.  Jeanette is also a board member of Lanarkshire Enterprise Services Limited (LESL).

She said, “I feel intensely proud to represent the School of Arts and Creative Industries at Edinburgh Napier in this way. I hope to fully credit the honour, supporting current and future students, and by sharing the learning I have accumulated for the benefit of others.”

Jeanette set up an interior design consultancy in Edinburgh and for five years carried out design consultancy and fitting out work for companies including Christian Salvesen, the Pharmaceutical Society and McTaggart and Mickel Homes.

She joined Nelso, part of Tarmac Construction, as design manager then co-founded Zenith Contract Interiors. In association with the Danish glazed screen manufacturer DEKO, the company became DEKO Scotland and specialised in tested system glass applications, as well as creating bespoke engineered solutions with glass. Jeanette completed a management buyout in 2013 and re-branded the company as Indeglas in 2017.