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Guardian: subsidiary to add 40 positions

Consolidated Glass & Mirror, a subsidiary of Guardian Industries, based in Galax, Virginia, US, has announced expansion into solar mirror technology expected to create 40 new jobs.
Guardian will spen…

Consolidated Glass & Mirror, a subsidiary of Guardian Industries, based in Galax, Virginia, US, has announced expansion into solar mirror technology expected to create 40 new jobs. Guardian will spend USD 2.1 million to build an 800-ft. solar mirror production line, with the state contributing USD 100,000 in Tobacco Region Opportunity Funds, while the city has provided an additional USD 30,000 that Guardian will receive if the jobs and capital investment are in place within three years, according to City Manager Keith Barker. Consolidated Glass official Greg Adkins said that the plant, which now employs 234 people, will begin hiring in phases with a goal of having the first in place by May 2011.

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