The company AGC Automotive Induver – formed as a result of a joint venture between the Moroccan company Induver and AGC, subsidiary of the Japanese group Asahi Glass – started the construction of a new factory in the “Atlantic Free Zone” of Kenitra. The new plant will produce tempered glass for the rear windows of cars, side windows and laminated glass windshield. The plant, which will have a total cost of about 130 million euro, will be developed on a total area of 12 hectares and will give jobs to 600 employees. The planned annual production capacity is 1.1 million complete sets of glass for cars, which will be exported annually for an amount of approximately 90 million euro. The new factory director, Gauthier Delmarre, said that the first customers will be the automakers Renault and PSA. The first currently has two factories in Morocco (Tangier and Casablanca), the second will start in 2019 the production in the new plant in Kenitra.


Source: medNews