Guardian Industries plans to add 30 new jobs in Galax
A Michigan-based manufacturer announced Thursday an almost $1.6 million expansion that will add 30 jobs in Galax.
Guardian Industries is expanding its Consolidated Glass & Mirror facility in the Southwestern Virginia city.
Consolidated Glass & Mirror Corp. was founded in Galax in 1979 and became a subsidiary of Guardian Industries in 1992. Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Guardian Industries makes float glass, fabricated glass products and other building products for commercial, residential and automotive applications.
The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission approved $125,000 in funds for the project. The Virginia Jobs Investment Program also will provide Guardian Industries with funding and services for its employee training activities.
Guardian Industries, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 17,000 people around the world.