PGT opens new glass plant

By Salem Solomon

Custom window and door maker PGT Inc. has opened a $14 million glass plant in Venice.

The 96,000-square-foot facility has been under construction since January and will employ about 220 people when running at full capacity, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. So far, 65 new employees have been hired.

The company believes the rebounding homebuilding industry in Florida will lead to greater demand for its window and door offerings, the Herald-Tribune said. “New construction is half of what…

Source:: BizJournal Real Estate