9/7/17 55 New Jobs Coming to Greensville County

Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission

Oran Safety Glass to Expand Manufacturing Operation

Richmond, VA – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Oran Safety Glass (OSG) will expand its manufacturing operation in Greensville County. The expansion will create 55 new jobs and will include $4.45 million in capital investment. This is the second expansion for OSG and the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission approved a $235,000 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund (TROF) grant as well as an $117,500 TROF loan to make the project a reality.

Tobacco Commission member, Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore said, “Retaining quality employers like Oran Safety Glass is critical to ensuring a healthy local, regional, and state economy. Home to more than 5,500 advanced manufacturing companies, the Commonwealth will continue to support this booming industry and the workforce that helps it thrive. OSG is a great example of the growth manufacturers can achieve in Virginia, and we look forward to a continued partnership as the company grows in Greensville County.”

Tobacco Commission Vice-Chair, Senator Frank Ruff added, “This expansion shows that OSG is committed to our region and we are proud to have them as a partner as we work to bring jobs and investment to the area. We have the workforce, facilities and infrastructure to attract top employers, like OSG, and I’m confident that they will continue to build on the success they’ve seen here in Greensville.”

OSG is an Israeli-headquartered specialist glass manufacturer that develops a wide range of glass products, including armored safety glass, such as bullet-resistant windows, curved, flat, laminated, and insulated. As a global company with an international client base, OSG provides customized glass solutions for various industry sectors. The company’s expertise covers all areas of glass processing for defense, security, and transportation sectors, as well as special applications for other industries, such as architecture and solar.

Louis Mitchener, SR. VP, North American Division, Oran Safety Glass said, “OSG Inc has had a very successful growth curve since launching our US operations in 2006. Greensville County, Virginia has been a vital part of that growth so expanding here made good business sense. We are looking forward to our next 10 years and beyond!”

Peggy Wiley, Board of Supervisors Chair, Greensville County added “Jobs and capital growth are a priority of Greensville County. We are honored that OSG has chosen to continue our partnership in the Greensville County Industrial Park. They have been a vital part of our community for over 10 years and we look forward to many more years of success.”

The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is committed to developing a diverse economy in Southern and Southwest Virginia. Companies like OSG, with their continued growth and investment in the region, are integral to this mission.


Contact: Jordan Butler
Telephone: 804-786-7692
Cell: 757-692-0878
Email: jbutler@revitalizeva.org
Website: www.revitalizeva.org