Wednesday 27 March 2019

AGC to set up automotive glass factory in Morocco

RABAT, August 18, 2016

Japan-based Asahi Glass (AGC), a global glass manufacturing company, has revealed that AGC Automotive Europe will establish its first automotive glass factory in Africa in Kenitra, Morocco, said a report.

AGC Automotive Group recently reached an agreement with Induver, a leading glass processing company in Casablanca, in order to co-establish the first unit of the AGC Group in North Africa, added the Morocco World News report.

The factory’s construction is underway and is expected to begin production in 2019, it said.

The AGC Group will create approximately 600 new jobs  in Morocco and aims to be the hub of glass production in Africa.

The factory will become the 23rd global site producing for Asahi Glass, which provides automotive glass for around 1.1 million vehicles annually, added the report.

Tags: | Morocco | Glass | factory | Automotive | AGC |

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