Dulles Glass and Mirror, a manufacturer of glass, mirror and shower doors, will invest $7.5 million to consolidate its corporate headquarters, research and development, manufacturing, and warehouse operations in a renovated 84,010-square-foot facility in Prince William County, Virginia. The company will retain 96 jobs and create 40 new jobs over the next five years.
"When you are known for the best quality and service, it is important that we consider both customers and employees alike," said Dr. Bahram Nasehi, Vice President of Operations & CFO, Dulles Glass and Mirror. "Our workforce is the core of our operation and allows us to achieve our goal."
As an incentive, Virginia Economic Development Partnership will support Dulles Glass and Mirror, Inc.'s new job creation through its Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP). VJIP provides consultative services and funding to companies creating new jobs or experiencing technological change to support employee training activities. As a business incentive supporting economic development, VJIP reduces the human resource costs of new and expanding companies. VJIP is state-funded, demonstrating Virginia's commitment to enhancing job opportunities for its citizens.
"Dulles Glass and Mirror has thrived in the Commonwealth for 45 years and we're thrilled the company has chosen to consolidate and bolster its operations in Virginia." said Gov. Terry McAuliffe. "It is always gratifying to see a Virginia-headquartered manufacturing company expand, further strengthening this critical sector. The manufacturing industry continues to gain momentum across Virginia, with more than 240,000 employed in the sector, and small businesses like Dulles Glass and Mirror are contributing to that energy and the new Virginia economy."
"Dulles Glass and Mirror, since its founding in 1972, has been a solid example of the success companies can achieve in the Commonwealth," said Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore. "Prince William County offers a facility that will accommodate the company's future growth, and a strong, skilled workforce that has contributed to their success over the past four decades. We are confident that Prince William County will continue to provide a business environment and infrastructure that allows Dulles Glass and Mirror to thrive for years to come."
"Were delighted to welcome Dulles Glass and Mirror into Prince William County and continue to deliver a top-ranked business climate where the company can expand and grow, providing more jobs for our citizens," said Corey A. Stewart, Chairman, Prince William Board of County Supervisors. "More and more companies are seeking out Prince William County as they outgrow their old facilities and require a highly-skilled workforce."