NSG Vietnam, a subsidiary of NSG Group of Japan, kicked off construction of two factories producing transparent conductive oxide (TCO) and ultra-fine flat (UFF) glass in the southern province of Ba Ria Vung Tau on September 6.

Located at the My Xuan A Industrial Park in Tan Thanh district, the two factories will be built at a total cost of 232 million USD.

The TCO glass factory will be the eighth of NSG Group and the second in Vietnam .

Once completed, the two factories are expected to provide jobs for 500 local technical workers, said Shingo Isshiki, NSG Vietnam legal representative, adding that most of their products will be exported.

NSG Group is a world leading producer of float glass used in buildings, cars and screen equipment with a network of 52 factories throughout the globe./.