£40m glass training and research centre could create hundreds South Yorkshire jobs
A £40m glass research and training centre backed by the global glass industry is set to create up to 150 jobs in South Yorkshire - and 10 times more in the supply chain.
‘Glass Futures’ aims to ‘completely revolutionise the manufacture of glass’, develop new products and help the industry cut its carbon footprint by 80 per cent. It is also set to have an apprentice training centre.
The not-for-profit company is likely to set up on two sites, one in South Yorkshire and one on the border.
At the heart of the operation will be a furnace making up to 30 tonnes a day of special glass for uses... read more
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