Hiring for the 2015 opening of the Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co. could begin as soon as May of this year and the hiring of production workers could begin by the end of the year, said company Chairman Cao Dewang Friday.
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Facts about glass manufacturing today in Ohio
Major glass making companies in Ohio include Anchor-Hocking Glass Corp., Owens-Illinois Inc., Owens Corning, Johns Manville, Serigraphie Richford Inc., and Pilkington North America.
* Jobs in the auto parts glass segment including windshields were 3,377 in 2008. By 2012, jobs had slipped to 3,145.
*Overall glass and glass product manufacturing employment in Ohio has dived from 13,609 in 2000 to 7,643 in 2012.