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Glen Raven Undertakes $13.5 Million Expansion At Its Anderson, South Carolina, Fabric Manufacturing Plant

Glen Raven, Inc., a gloabal leader in high-performance fabrics, is expanding its Anderson County, South Carolina, Sunbrella manufacturing center through a $13.5 million investment that is expected to create 10 new jobs.

The Anderson Plant is the company's largest manufacturing center for its market-leading Sunbrella brand of fabrics for awning, marine and upholstery applications. The one-million-square-foot business center is operated by Glen Raven Custom Fabrics and includes highly automated, vertically integrated manufacturing facilities along with research and new product development.

"Continual investments in the Anderson Plant over the last 20 years have enabled our outstanding South Carolina workforce to make Sunbrella the best performance fabrics we can possibly make for our customers. This latest investment continues Glen Raven's commitment to Anderson county and to our talented associates by providing a safe, environmnetally friendly and gloablly competitive manufacturing facility,” Dave Swers, President of Glen Raven Custom Fabrics.

Glen Raven began manufacturing Sunbrella fabrics in Anderson County in 1986 and in 1994 built Anderson Plant. Located at 4665 Liberty Highway, the ultramodern Anderson Plant employs more than 600 associates.

"Glen Raven is a globally respected name in textiles, and we couldn't be happier to see them grow in Anderson - their premier manufacturing facility in the world. We celebrate Glen Raven's decision to invest $13.5 million and add 10 jobs, and we look forward to their continued success in our state,” said Governor Nikki Haley.


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