Emirates Float Glass signs Technology Licensing Agreement with PPG for its second manufacturing facility

Emirates Float Glass (EFG), a subsidiary of Glass LLC, wholly owned by Dubai Investments PJSC, has signed a technology licensing agreement with American conglomerate PPG Industries 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.

Commenting on the agreement, Khalid Kalban, Chairman of EFG and Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Investments, said, “EFG's license agreement with PPG Industries would ensure the best process and product technology services and process assessment.“

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Date: 18 November 2008
Source: Albawaba.com

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