Ply Gem sees window for 76 manufacturing jobs in Rocky Mount

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — Ply Gem Windows will invest $1.98 million to expand its manufacturing operation in the Town of Rocky Mount in Franklin County. The company will increase capacity for its vinyl window lines, creating 76 new jobs.

“Ply Gem Windows is the largest employer in Franklin County, and we are thrilled that the company continues to invest in the future of its manufacturing operation and create new jobs in the Commonwealth,” said Gov. Terry McAuliffe. “Advanced manufacturing is an industry of the future, and growing this important sector with expansions like Ply Gem moves us forward in our work to diversify and build a new Virginia economy.”

“The manufacturing industry continues to provide a great opportunity for job growth throughout the Commonwealth,” said Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones. “I congratulate Ply Gem, the Town of Rocky Mount and Franklin County on this expansion and look forward to the company’s continued success in the region.”

Ply Gem produces a comprehensive product line of windows and patio doors, vinyl and aluminum siding and accessories, designer accents, cellular PVC trim and mouldings, vinyl fencing and railing, stone veneer and gutterware, used in both new construction and home repair and remodeling in the United States and Canada.

Source: Virginia Economic Development Partnership

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