New glass processing factory opens in Libya


News of a potentially interesting development in North Africa has emerged, where the Azizia Glass Manufacturing Company (AGMC) has opened its new glass processing factory in Libya.

Opened on 20th May 2009, the factory has installed and commissioned the latest state-of-the-art computerised glass processing technology, to meet the large demand for specialist glass requirements.

gasworld understands that a relatively large scale programme of infrastructure development is underway in Libya at present, which would theoretically present a demand for industrial gases and is evidently already provoking a need for specialised glass product.

Furthermore, while the plant is a processing facility and not yet a production plant, it is indicative of the infrastructure development currently underway in the country and it is suggested that a float glass manufacturing site could be added later.

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