Bor Glassworks invests in upgrades

Bor Glassworks of the Nizhny Novgorod region invested US$ 30 million in upgrades in 2001. As part of an investment program costing more than US$ 100 million between 1998 and 2003, the works has renova…

Bor Glassworks of the Nizhny Novgorod region invested US$ 30 million in upgrades in 2001. As part of an investment program costing more than US$ 100 million between 1998 and 2003, the works has renovated one of two production lines for polished glass, one line for triplex auto glass and a line for cutting and processing glass, Vladimir Chuplygin, the technical director, said. This year, the works and Belgium“s Glaverbel, which owns 36.4% of the shares, intend to invest another US$ 20 million in upgrades, They will modernize the second polished glass line, finish renovating the triplex line, capacity 800,000 sq. m. of glass per year, and renovate purifiers. Bor Glass Works has the capacity to produce 1,000 tons of polished glass to make auto and building glass per day.