Pittsburgh Glass Works to Reopen Evart, Mich.,
Facility Due to Increased Auto Glass Demand
March 1, 2011
Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC (PGW) has announced that the company
will reopen its facility in Evart, Mich., as a result of an increased
demand for auto glass products. PGW had
discontinued operations at the facility in 2009 "due to
excess capacity which was not expected to improve in the foreseeable
future," according to a accompany statement.
PGW is preparing to initiate new operations at the Evart facility
immediately and expects to begin production prior to the end of
the third-quarter of this year. The Evart plant will produce tempered
sidelites for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
PGW spokesperson Robert McCullough advised glassBYTEs.com/AGRR
magazine that the re-opening of the plant was spurred by "a
general increase in the automotive market." McCullough said
the plant should employ around 50 to 60.
Around the same time as the Evart plant was closed, the company
also had closed
its Hawkesbury, Ontario, facility. When asked whether he could
comment on that plant's future, McCullough advised "not at
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