IDE Mulls Creating Large Diamond Factory

IsdeRamat Gan: The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) is considering opening a manufacturing plant for the polishing of large diamonds, according to information posted on its website. The IDE’s Industry Committee has invited members of the bourse to a discussion of the facility on September 7.

Plans calls for converting 400 square meters of currently unused space into a factory. The operation will also offer 15 workrooms for rent. The factory is in the planning stages and will be connected to the bourse’s Maccabi building by an internal passageway.