Aqua Glass Corporation, to build manufacturing facility in Kingman

Aqua Glass Corporation Wednesday announced that it is building a new manufacturing facility in Kingman.The company is expected to break ground in late 2005, with operations projected to commence in early 2006.

The planned development will bring an estimated 100 jobs to the community.

"This new facility accommodates the growth of our business," said Robert Ball, Aqua Glass president. "We are delighted to be locating our plant in such a business-friendly environment and look forward to being a good corporate citizen."

According to Aqua Glass officials, the decision to locate the plant in Kingman was based on quality of available workforce and logistics compatibility in relation to product distribution.

"We appreciate the cooperation of the Arizona Department of Commerce, the City of Kingman and the Kingman Airport Authority in assisting us with the due diligence to make our decision," Ball said.

Based in Adamsville, Tenn., Aqua Glass is one of the largest manufacturers of acrylic and gelcoat fiberglass products in the U.S.A.

Aqua Glass is a subsidiary of Masco Corporation, a leading manufacturers of home improvement and building products and provider of services that include the installation of insulation and other building products.

Masco is headquartered in Taylor, Mich.

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