Distribution Production  
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Cardinal Glass Industries to Expand  
Laminating Production in Pennsylvania  
Cardinal will produce laminated  
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Cardinal Glass Industries. ment arm of the Greater Scranton glass exclusively at the new location,  
16 has been a busy year for SLIBCO is the industrial develop-  
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After announcing an expan- Chamber of Commerce (GSCC).  
as it has in the current Jessup facility.  
sion at an insulating glass (IG) facil-  
The company will move its current The company acquired Jessup-based  
ity in Indiana and the construction operations in the area—consisting Northeast Laminated Glass Corp. in  
of another IG plant in Arizona, the of a 60,000-square-foot leased space April 2014.  
company’s laminated division, Cardi- with 75 employees in nearby Jessup,  
nal Laminated Glass, is now making Pa.—into the new facility. According in the Eastern U.S., and the existing  
a move. to the GSCC, this will allow the com- facility is not sufficient to add the fab-  
“We intend to expand our presence  
Cardinal LG purchased 30 acres pany to double its production lines rication options we want,” Mike Wothe,  
from the Scranton Lackawanna and create at least 60 new jobs in the president of Cardinal’s laminated glass  
Industrial Business Company region over the next three years. The division, told USGlass magazine. “We  
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SLIBCO) for the construction of total project cost will exceed $20 mil- are very pleased with the growth in  
a new 200,000-square-foot manu- lion in community investment, the the business since our acquisition and  
facturing facility in Archbald, Pa. Chamber notes. think this will continue.” n  
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USGlass, Metal & Glazing | December 2016  
www.usglassmag.com