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Glass manufacturer to open 1st US plant in south Georgia


August 11, 2019

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A company that makes glass containers says it plans to build its first U.S. factory in south Georgia.

Arglass Yamamura says the $123 million plant in Valdosta will employ more than 150 workers once it's complete. The project was announced by Gov. Brian Kemp's office.

Kemp said in a statement the manufacturing plant "will generate exciting opportunities for hardworking Georgians."

A news release from the governor's office says Arglass Yamamura is a joint venture between Japanese glass manufacturer Nihon Yamamura Glass Co. and the privately held investment company Cambi...

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