Vincennes plant hiring 150 to make glass for military

A company plans additional production at a southern Indiana factory after winning a contract to make specialty glass for
military vehicles.

Schott North America announced Tuesday that it would to add up to 150 jobs in the next year
at its Vincennes plant, where it now produces glass-ceramic cooktops and flat glass for home appliances.

A defense
contractor picked the company’s armored windows for a new line of mine-resistant, ambush-protected all-terrain vehicles designed
for use in mountainous areas.

Schott has about 300 workers at its Vincennes factory.

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