The French government has decided to allocate grant funds from the Fives Stein company in the amount of $575,000 to develop a feasibility study for the construction of a new plant in the Jizzakh region, Kun.uz correspondent reports.
This became known following the talks, which were held in France between the delegation of Uzbekistan headed by the deputy khokim of the Jizzakh region Azim Akhmedkhadjayev and the French company representatives.
Within the framework of the project, it is planned to create facilities for the production of architectural and automotive glass in the Jizzakh region. The plant will be designed to produce 600 tons of glass per day and provide more than 200 jobs, with a total investment of more than $100 million.
Following the talks, an agreement was also signed on further cooperation between the Jizzakh regional government and the Fives Stain company in this direction.
Fives Stein SA designs and constructs high technology furnaces and thermal equipment for steel and glass. It offers thermal equipment, including reheat furnaces, heat treatment furnaces, and steel strip processing lines for the production of steel products that include furnaces for long and flat products, forging and heat treatment furnaces, hot dip galvanizing lines, annealing lines, coil coating lines, combined galvanizing and painting lines, and process control systems; and thermal equipment and assemblies for the production of float, patterned, hollow, fiber, and special glasses.