Hemingway Sewing Solutions, a subsidiary of Beverly Knits, one of the largest circular knitters in the United States, plans to establish operations in Williamsburg County, South Carolina. The $3.3 million project is expected to create 242 new jobs.
Located at 60 Apparel Drive, the company will manufacture a variety of textile products for brands including Purple Mattress, Indigo and Vapor Apparel, as well as the U.S. Department of Defense.
“We are excited to become a part of Williamsburg County! Our investment in Hemingway Sewing Solutions is extremely important as more products are reshored to the USA. Made in the USA is the best way to guarantee quality and delivery of textile products,” said Hemingway Sewing Solutions CEO Ron Sytz.
Founded in 1980, Beverly Knits designs and develops fabric for a variety of markets including activewear, intimate apparel, outdoor products, mattress and bedding, automotive, industrial and medical. The company also produces fire retardant products for apparel, bedding and industrial end uses.
“When a company like Hemingway Sewing Solutions moves to our state and creates 242 new jobs in one of our rural communities, it shows the world that all of South Carolina is open for business. We congratulate Hemingway Sewing Solutions on their new operations in Williamsburg County and look forward to their success, noted Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III.