Westcountry Glass makes largest investment in 37 years

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Westcountry Glass, which is part of the Cornwall Glass Group, is making its largest investment in its 37 years of trading. A GBP 5 million investment and 30 new jobs will be created with one big move to Plymouth.

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Westcountry Glass is part of the Cornwall Glass Group
A GBP 5 million investment and 30 new jobs to be created with one big move to Plymouth for the family run glazing manufacturer, Westcountry Glass.
Westcountry Glass, which is part of the Cornwall Glass Group, is making its largest investment in its 37 years of trading. The sealed unit manufacturer, currently located in Saltash, is relocating and expanding into new premises in Plymouth, called Concept House in Langage Science Park, quadrupling its factory size to over 40,000 square feet.
Westcountry Glass manufactures and supplies double- and tripled-glazed units to the South West with an extensive product range and performance glass. With the growing market, Westcountry Glass has experienced such an increased demand over the past five years, that they have outgrown their already extended factory! The new expansion will see Westcountry Glass’ delivery routes go up the M5 corridor to Birmingham and across the M4 to Swindon, growing the supply reach of the Cornwall Glass Group to new counties and customers, with exciting new possibilities.
The glass manufacturing and processing capabilities will also be substantially increased, with a large investment into state-of-the-art machinery and technology. The intention is to install a new toughening plant that will have the ability to toughen glass that is approximately 2,800mm x 4,200mm in size and between 4-19mm in thickness. It will have the most up to date technology in zoned heating and convection to maximise output, glass q...


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