News
Home > News
24 October 2017

Guardian Glass chooses Poland again

- Poland is a strategic market for Guardian Glass, so the decision to build another production plant in our country is not surprising. We are delighted that more and more investors are choosing to tie up with Poland for a longer time and re-invest here - Krzysztof Senger, Vice-President of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency commented on opening Guardian Glass’s new factory in Poland. The glass producer is one of the largest US investment projects that PAIH supports.

World leading glass producer Guardian Glass has announced constructing new production plant in Katowice Special Economic Zone, nearby the existing one. The new facility will be the biggest green field capital investment in company’s history.


The investor officially announced construction of a new production plant in Częstochowa

The new manufacturing plant which is expected to begin operations in the third quarter of 2019 will increase production capacity of float and coated glass. According to the company, the facility will create more than 90 new jobs, will pull 1,000 metric tons of glass per day and will include a technologically advanced glass coater. Capital expenditures are to amount to EUR 200 million.

Consequently, the American investor will have two production lines at its disposal, which will help meet the customers’ needs. Guardian Glass will also modernise its glass furnace at the existing manufacturing plant. As a result,  the production capacity will be tripled and will total approximately 1800 tons daily.


The new facility is expected to begin operations in the third quarter of 2019

Częstochowa-based glass plant is one of most advanced in the world. The American manufacturer employs 350 people at the factory. In May 2017 the company opened Shared Service Centre in Katowice. Employees of Guardian Business Solutions are responsible of finance and accounting operations in Europe. The SSC is to hire approximately 60 people.  

Katowice SEZ has issued 35 business permits this year, and the investments’ expenditures total PLN 2.6 billion. The investors declared creating 1.300 jobs.

The official announcement of constructing new facility took place on October 23th.

 

 



Polish Investment and Trade Agency

Krucza St. 50

00-025 Warsaw


All rights reserved. Legal disclaimer

internetART
This website uses cookies. Use of this site constitutes agreement to the record or use.
For more information, see our Privacy Policy. I accept the Privacy Policy zamknij