DUBLIN, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 12, 2022–
Saint-Gobain, through its technical textile products subsidiary ADFORS Americas, Inc., today announced plans to invest $28 Million to expand its operations in Dublin, Georgia, creating 400 new jobs over the next two years and expanding its ability to serve customers during a time of growing demand.
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The investment, which will double the facility’s production capacity of fiberglass products used in thermal insulation and heat protection, comes only months after Saint-Gobain announced its global Grow and Impact strategy, which includes expanding its presence in key, fast growing markets.
The project is supported with over $12 Million in tax credits and incentives from the State of Georgia, including over $1,000,000 in assistance from the Georgia Quick Start workforce training program through the Technical College System of Georgia.
“As a company with a global purpose of Making the World a Better Home, this investment in our Dublin facility will enable us to support our customers and expand the manufacturing of world-class products meant to improve people’s daily lives,” said Alan McLenaghan, General Manager of Saint-Gobain ADFORS. “As a new member in the area we look forward to growing in the City of Dublin, and we thank the community, Laurens County and the State of Georgia for their support.”
Hiring for the new roles will begin later this year and continue into 2024, and will include positions in site and operations management, engineers of all sorts, supervisors and production workers. Saint-Gobain offers competitive pay along with a robust benefits package including employer-sponsored health benefits, generous time off, maternity and paternity leave, retirement benefits, pension plans and tuition assistance. A complete list of current openings can be found at the company’s careers webpage.
About Saint-Gobain ADFORS
Saint-Gobain ADFORS is a division of the Saint-Gobain Group that is focused on the construction and industrial markets. ADFORS offers solutions based on a complete range of textile and coating technologies using fiberglass yarns, synthetic fibers, and natural fibers. ADFORS is the reliable and innovative global leader in technical textiles, offering the most adapted solutions. The Saint-Gobain Group is established in 66 countries and is the market leader in each of its core businesses.
Worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction, Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and services for the construction and industrial markets. Its integrated solutions for the renovation of public and private buildings, light construction and the decarbonization of construction and industry are developed through a continuous innovation process and provide sustainability and performance. The Group’s commitment is guided by its purpose, “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME”.
€44.2 billion in sales in 2021
166,000 employees, located in 75 countries
Committed to achieving Carbon Neutrality by 2050
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