AGC Restarts Float Line at Tennessee Manufacturing
January 16, 2013
AGC Glass Co. North America has announced the reopening of its
G1 float line at its plant in Greenland, Tenn. The line will serve
both the architectural and automotive markets, producing both clear
and tinted float glass.
AGC also has installed new equipment for environmental controls
in an effort to improve the air emissions from this manufacturing
line to meet standards and enhance air quality in the region.
The restarted production line marks another important step
in our efforts to strengthen the companys operations in North
America, says Mark Ishiko, president and CEO of AGC. AGC
is committed and fully intends to succeed here.
The G1 line will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. An
additional 100 jobs have been created as a result of restarting
this line. The Greenland float line will be the companys fourth.
The company also has float lines in Richmond, Ky., and Spring Hill,
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