Glass maker Glass is opening a glass shop in Queensland.
Glass Glass, a glass company that makes glass for mobile phones, cameras and displays, said it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the Queensland Government to build its first glass manufacturing site.
Glass, which makes glass from recycled glass, will set up shop on the site of a former supermarket in Brisbane’s CBD, where it has been since 2011.
Glass will manufacture a variety of glass products including glass panels, glass lenses, and glass screens.
“Glass is the leading technology for mobile display devices and has long been recognised as a cutting-edge, low-cost, eco-friendly alternative to traditional manufacturing,” Glass said in a statement.
“We are excited to be opening our first glass shop to serve our Queensland customers.”
We are very excited about the Queensland environment and are committed to building our company’s new manufacturing facility here in Queensland.
“Glass said the new facility would employ about 50 people, with most of the staff being Australian.
The company will open in the early 2020s.
Glass has made glass products since 2011, but it has since diversified its business into more innovative technologies.
Glass said it planned to use glass for the first time in Queensland as part of the Queensland Business Council’s Innovation Accelerator.
Glass and the Queensland Environment Department are partnering on a range of initiatives.
Glass said it would be looking for an industrial partner to help it develop its products, including an industrial glass factory in the state.
“We’re excited to work with the local and federal governments to deliver a sustainable glass industry here in Australia.” “
It’s a big opportunity to start our own glass manufacturing facility in Queensland,” Glass CEO Peter Higgs said.
“We’re excited to work with the local and federal governments to deliver a sustainable glass industry here in Australia.”
Glass’s new site will help build on the company’s success in Queensland, where Glass said more than 5,000 employees were employed in the glass-making industry in 2016.
More to come.
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