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Carlex Glass expands in Vonore, adds 50 new jobs
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Fifty jobs are on the way to East Tennessee.

On Thursday, Carlex Glass celebrated a groundbreaking on a new building in Vonore. The company manufactures a wide variety of replacement glass, including glass parts for several types of cars.

They say the expansion will help keep up with demand and changing trends in the automotive industry.

"I think the automotive industry is growing and it's great to be here and able to participate in that growth. everybody benefits as we go forward and enjoy the fruits and growth of the industry," said Jim Shepherd, President of Carlex Glass.

Officials hope the new building will be open by 2016.


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