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US glass maker opens Dolnoslaskie plant


Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW), a US glass manufacturer, on 23 April officially inaugurated a factory of automotive windshields in Komorniki near Wroclaw, in the Legnica Special Economic Zone. The plant will make 1.2 million windscreens a year and employ about 200 people when it reaches full capacity. Its main customers will be Mercedes-Benz factories in Hungary and Germany.

Apart from an innovative production line, the Komorniki plant will also include an R&D unit that will work on new products and technologies.

The investment is expected to attract PGW suppliers to the area.

PGW employs nearly 5,000 people worldwide. It has manufacturing plants in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Germany and Poland.

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