Aldora Aluminum and Glass Products will open a new location in Austell, Ga.

The 43,000-square-foot manufacturing facility will offer tempered glass, insulating glass, fabricated heavy glass for shower enclosures, distributed glass products and fire-rated glass, according to a company release.

Primary equipment that has been ordered includes a new 96 x 196 HHH/Northglass full convection tempering furnace. The company is planning to be operational by October of this year and will begin hiring all positions later this summer.

“We believe that it is an excellent time to enter the Atlanta market,” says Leon Silverstein, CEO of Aldora. “Lead times on key products have been extending well beyond normal which indicates that there is room for another provider.”

The new location, which will be fully renovated, was previously a glass fabrication facility for TGI.

“We are in a great location,” says Bill Stone, president of Louisville Plate Glass, a division of Aldora. “I have had an excellent history with this property when I was with TGI and am very excited for Aldora to be in the Atlanta market.”