Saint-Gobain ADFORS North America will invest $28 million to expand their operations at Dublin manufacturing facility. Moreover, the invest will lead to addition of 400 new jobs over the next couple of years in Laurens County. Gov. Brian Kemp came up with this announcement.
Doubling of production capacity
Saint-Gobain ADFORS North America is a division of international light and sustainable construction company Saint-Gobain. The company is known for manufacturing construction materials. Moreover, the company was founded in 1665 and manufactures and distributes materials and services for construction and industrial markets. Initially, the company purchased the facility on Willie Paulk Parkway in Dublin in June 2020. However, the current expansion will allow the company to its production in North America.
Over $12 million state support
State of Georgia is supporting the project with over $12 million through tax credits and incentives. In addition, the company will receive another $1,000,000 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. “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.” Alan McLenaghan, General Manager of Saint-Gobain ADFORS said in a statement.
The investment will pave way for a plenty of new jobs opportunities in Laurens County. They will look to hire operations management workers, engineers, supervisors, and production workers. However, the sustainable construction company will start hiring for these positions in 2024. Moreover, Saint-Gobain will offer competitive pay along with a robust benefits package. These benefits include employer-sponsored health benefits, generous time off, maternity and paternity leave, retirement benefits, pension plans and tuition assistance.
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