Guardian holds groundbreaking ceremony for new plant

Guardian Industries Corp. held a groundbreaking ceremony in Krasny Sulin (Rostov region), Russia with local and state government officials to kick off construction of its newest float glass manufactur…

Guardian Industries Corp. held a groundbreaking ceremony in Krasny Sulin (Rostov region), Russia with local and state government officials to kick off construction of its newest float glass manufacturing plant. Guardian says the USD 220 million plant will be its largest, producing 900 tons of glass per day, and will include a technologically advanced glass coater. The Rostov region plant will produce the company“s high-performance, energy-efficient ClimaGuard(R) (residential) and SunGuard(R) (commercial) glass products for construction of homes, offices, retail, health-care and other facilities. The plant is expected to begin operations in the 3Q 2012, and will initially create 300 new jobs.