EFG signs agreement with PPG for second manufacturing facility
November 17, 2008
Emirates Float Glass, a subsidiary of Glass LLC, wholly owned by Dubai Investments PJSC, has signed a technology licensing agreement with American conglomerate PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, for its second float glass manufacturing facility in Abu Dhabi.
The construction of the new plant, which complements the company’s existing production unit in the Abu Dhabi Industrial City, will enable Emirates Float Glass to become the largest single-location float glass manufacturing facility in the region. The two factories, covering a total area of 320,000 square meters, will have a combined production capacity of 1,200 tons per day, according to a Nov. Nov. 16 Al Bawaba report.