Mideast’s largest float glass factory comes on stream in Iran

Tehran Times
April 19, 2010
COMMERCIAL, RETAIL, AUTO, FABRICATION : FLOAT GLASS NEWS

Iran’s first vice president officially inaugurated the Middle East’s largest and most advanced float glass factory in Qazvin, northwest Iran.

The Mehr News Agency reported that the factory’s construction started six years ago at a cost of $300 million with a capacity to produce 180,000 tons of glass annually.

The factory will produce 120,000 square meters of glass daily with a thickness of 1.2 to 19 millimeters.

The project will create a total of 7,550 direct and indirect jobs, according to an April 19 Tehran Times report.

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