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Pittsburgh Glass Works to reopen Evart, Mich. facility

Post Time:Mar 01,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:150

Officials at Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC, Pittsburgh,announced today that the company will reopen its facility in Evart, Mich., according to a March 1 releaseThis is the result of increased demand for automotive glass products.

The plant was originally purchased from Chrysler Corp. in 1998 by PPG Industries Inc. PGW purchased PPGAutomotive Glass in September 2008, and then elected to discontinue operations at the Evart facility in 2009. This was due to excess capacity which was not expected to improve in the foreseeable future.

PGW will begin preparation 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 side windows for original equipment manufacturers in the automotive industry, according to the release.

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