Press Glass to expand manufacturing facility in Henry County, creating 335 new jobs.
RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Press Glass公司., the largest independent glass fabricator in Europe, will invest $155.2 million to expand at the 英联邦穿越 Industrial Park in Henry County. The company will construct a 360,000-square-foot addition to its existing facility to expand its U.S. presence and manufacture glass for the commercial construction industry. 该项目将创造335个新的就业岗位.
“随着这种扩张, Press Glass will make the largest single capital investment by a business in Henry County’s history,州长格伦·扬金说. “增加了335个新工作岗位, 员工人数增加了一倍多, helps this region continue its economic rebound and demonstrates the resurgence of manufacturing that is happening across the Commonwealth.”
“Southern 维吉尼亚州’s workforce possesses the skills and work ethic to benefit manufacturers, and we are proud Press Glass continues to thrive and reinvest in its operation at 英联邦穿越 Industrial Park,商务和贸易部长梅里克说. “拥有一流的场地和最先进的培训设施, Martinsville-Henry County has a recipe for success and continues to successfully compete for projects and diversify its economy.”
“Our clients have trusted us and recognized the high quality of Press Glass products, so the expansion of the factory in Ridgeway is a natural step to increase the availability of our offerings and strengthen our position in the American market,Maciej Migalski说, 总统, Press Glass公司. “在扩张之后, the Ridgeway plant will be one of the largest and most automated facilities processing architectural glass in the USA. At the same time, we will create new, valuable job opportunities.We express our gratitude to the local leadership for their invaluable support.”
“Press Glass’ decision to expand its manufacturing facility in 英联邦穿越 speaks not only to the strength of Press Glass’ position in their industry but also to the decision local (elected) officials made 15 years ago to invest in a modern industrial park that would be attractive to growth companies like Press Glass,詹姆斯·麦克莱恩说, 椅子, 马丁斯维尔-亨利县EDC. “The EDC is grateful to Press Glass for their continued confidence and investment in Martinsville-Henry County.”
“The decision of Press Glass to invest and grow in our County is a resounding vote of confidence in our talented workforce, 健壮的基础设施, 以及支持性的制造环境,吉姆·亚当斯说, 亨利县监事会主席. “Not only does this expansion bring prosperity to our local economy, it also reflects the potential and attractiveness of our community for global business.”
“弗吉尼亚南部有很多人, 资源, 以及制造业蓬勃发展的基础设施,众议员说。. 摩根格里菲斯. “我赞赏Press Glass扩大美国业务的决定.S. manufacturing presence in Henry County, bringing 335 new jobs to the region. 这项投资对我们的经济来说是个好消息, and I look forward to the facility’s completion in the near future.”
“I am thrilled that Press Glass has committed to expanding their footprint in Henry County. This is a major win not only for our state, but also for Southside 维吉尼亚州,” said Senator William M. 斯坦利. “This new investment will create hundreds of good-paying jobs and further strengthen our economy. I am committed to working with Governor Youngkin and our partners to continue attracting new businesses to 维吉尼亚州 and encouraging current businesses to stay and expand in our beautiful Commonwealth.”
“Press Glass’s announcement of a new $155 million investment and 335 new jobs is fantastic news for our region,众议员雷恩·威廉姆斯说. “I want to congratulate Press Glass and our friends in Martinsville and Henry County who worked so hard to make this happen. We will keep advocating for more companies to re-shore American manufacturing to Southside and Southwest 维吉尼亚州, 哪里有最好的劳动力, 基础设施, 还有机会.”
总部设在科诺皮斯卡, 波兰, Press Glass was founded in 1991 and has 15 factories in Europe and the U.S. As the largest independent flat glass processing operation in Europe, the company processes glass for fabricators of windows and doors, 外墙和内部玻璃结构. The company opened its Henry County facility in 2020 and employs more than 300 individuals.
The 维吉尼亚州 Economic Development Partnership worked with the Martinsville-Henry County 经济发展公司 to secure the project for 维吉尼亚州. Governor Youngkin approved a $2 million grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund to assist Henry County with the project. 资金 and services to support the company’s employee training activities will be provided through the 维吉尼亚州 Jobs Investment Program.