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Glass Manufacturing Workers
Glass manufacturing workers are employed in factories and plants that make glass and glass products from raw materials. These products include flat glass, such as window and plate glass; pressed glass items, such as glass dishes; blown glass items, such as light bulbs and many kinds of bottles; and various special products, such as glass blocks used in building construction, safety glass windshields, and glass for optical instruments. There are approximately 80,850 glass manufacturing workers in the United States.