Press Glass Announces $155.2 Million Expansion of Ridgeway Plant in Virginia, USA
Henry County, VA: In a historic move, Press Glass is set to invest $155.2 million to expand its Ridgeway plant, marking the largest capital investment ever seen in Henry County. This expansion is more than bricks and mortar; it signifies progress, growth, and a brighter economic future for the region.
Economic Boost: Virginia’s Governor Glenn Youngkin applauded this investment, which not only injects vitality into the local economy but also creates 335 new jobs, doubling the company’s workforce. This reflects the resurgence of manufacturing in the Commonwealth, contributing to the area’s ongoing economic revival.
Strengthening American Manufacturing: Press Glass, Inc. aims to bolster its role as a leading glass manufacturer for the commercial construction sector in the United States. Trusted by clients for our top-quality products, expanding the Ridgeway facility is a natural progression, ensuring broader accessibility to our premium offerings.
A Vision Realized: After the expansion, the Ridgeway plant will stand as one of the largest and most technologically advanced architectural glass processing facilities in the USA. This milestone also underscores our commitment to creating meaningful job opportunities while delivering exceptional glass solutions.
Collaborative Support: They extend their heartfelt gratitude to the local leadership for their invaluable support throughout this venture. The Virginia Economic Development Partnership, in partnership with the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation, played a pivotal role in securing this project for Virginia.
Investing in the Future: Governor Youngkin’s approval of a $2 million grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund highlights the dedication to fostering growth and development. The Virginia Jobs Investment Program will provide essential funding and services to enhance our employee training initiatives, nurturing a skilled workforce for the future.
Source: Press Glass with additional information added by Apazone