PPG Industries: Restructuring at UK Production Site

The Wigan / UK plant of PPG Industries (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / USA; www.ppg.com) is to cease manufacture of chopped-strand glass fibre mat and concentrate on production of single-end, direct-draw rovings for the European market.

The restructuring will include investment of USD 5m in automated manufacturing and the loss of 100 jobs. Chopped-strand mat production is being moved to the plant of PPG Sinoma Jin Jing Fiber Glass Zibo in Zibo / China.

600450 PPG Industries: Restructuring at UK Production Site glassonweb.com
Date: 24 November 2006
Source: Plasteurope.com

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