Saverglass factory Alphaglass is planning a €37 million furnace rebuild at its Arques facility, northern France.

The investment will also include an eigth production line and will increase capacity by 20%.

Alphaglass is a luxury wine and spirits bottle manufacturer and said it had a difficult Spring but that orders had increased in the summer.

The facility includes the glass manufacturing site as well as Alphadec, a glass decoration workshop.

The investment is anticipated to create at least 50 new jobs.