Porcher Company BGF Moving HQ To Virginia

France-based Porcher Industries has announced its subsidiary, BGF Industries Inc. — operating as Burlington Glass Fabrics — will invest $7 million in to establish a new U.S. headquarters and research and development facility in Danville, Va. The company will move its headquarters from Greensboro, N.C., to a 2,320 square meter facility in Cyber Park. The move is expected to create 65 jobs.

“The brand new, purpose-built facility in Virginia will work collaboratively with our France-based R&D Centre to build on the 200 patents we already hold, and support our global customers and projects,” said Porcher Industries CEO and Chairman André Genton.

November/December 2018