FULL STORY NOW ONLINE — Guardian Industries in Galax to add solar energy product line
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 11:20 am (Updated: December 17, 11:15 am)
Guardian Industries will invest $2.1 million to expand operations at its Consolidated Glass & Mirror facility in the Galax, which will create 40 new jobs through its new solar energy product line, announced Gov. Bob McDonnell on Wednesday.
The Galax plant currently provides 234 jobs. Equipment is expected to be installed by spring, and new workers will be in place by next August.
Greg Adkins, human resource manager for the plant, said the Galax facility competed with plants in Iowa and California to bring in the new product line.
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