Valmiera Glass Group establishes its’ first U.S. manufacturing facility in Laurens Country

7. August, 2014

Accompanied by Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgria, USA, the cornerstone for a new fibre glass production facility has been laid in Dublin, Georgia on July, 28th 2014.

Over 100 guests, like Mayor Best, representatives and senators of Dublin, the members of management Mr. Schwiontek and Mr.Jugel as well as majority shareholder of Valmiera stikla šķiedra JSC, Mr. Jürgen Preiss-Daimler, have been present.

Valmiera Glass USA Corp. will locate on 40-acres in an Industrial Park on I-16 in Dublin, Ga. The approximately 80,000-square-foot (~7.4 Thousand square-meter) facility will manufacture higher, value-added glass fibre products for the North American market. Because the manufacturing process is highly automated, the company will require well-trained candidates and the newly created jobs will be well-paid. Valmiera Glass USA Corp. will also take advantage of QuickStart, Georgia’s top-ranked workforce training program.

The planned production start of Valmiera Glass USA Corp. is in the first quarter of 2015.