A venture of China based Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co. Ltd, Fuyao North America Inc. is set to invest $16.1 million in processing operation near Fountain Inn, South Carolina, USA. The project is expected to create 70 jobs in the area.
Fuyao Glass America has around 2300 workers in Moraine which is the world’s largest standalone auto glass manufacturing plant according to the company. The project will be a 182,000-square-foot processing center with light production capabilities in Fountain Inn, S.C., southeast of Greenville and hiring for the positions is expected this quarter.
To assist with costs associated with the project, South Carolina development awarded a $100000 grant to Greenville County.
According to Fuyao North America Inc. General Manager Dan Martin:
“Today marks another chapter for our company as we invest in this new Greenville County processing center.”
Headquartered in China, Fuyao Glass (Hubei) Co. manufactures and sells auto safety glass, inorganic non-metallic materials, and special glass. Fuyao Glass operates as a subsidiary of Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co, Ltd.