Skylight International Limited was formed in 1988, by John McLaughlin MBE, to produce rooflights of designs that he had patented after many years in the industry.
Married to Janet for 56 years, together they have 7 children and 18 grandchildren.
John has long served the local community, whether through Govan Initiative or as the Govan Chairman.
In the Queen’s Birthdays Honours List, published on Saturday 15th June 1996, it was announced that John was to be given the MBE for ‘services to industry and the community in Renfrewshire.’ The investiture by Her Majesty the Queen was made on Tuesday 26 November, 1996.
John has now retired from Skylight, he spends his time creating his minichairs and raising money for charity.