Thrace LINQ to invest $9mn to expand its operation also add equipments

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2017-09-21 14:00:00 – Columbia

Thrace-LINQ, a global supplier of fabrics for the textile industry plans investment of $9 million to expand its Dorchester County operations and will be also adding equipments. This is expected to create at least 10 new jobs.

The facility is located at 2550 West Fifth North Street in Summerville, S.C., Thrace-LINQ will begin the installation of a state-of-the-art production line in early 2018. Hiring for the new positions should begin in the second quarter of 2018.

Thrace Group COO and Thrace-LINQ Chairman of the Board George Braimis said that this new production line is one of a series of planned investments for their growing company here in South Carolina. The Thrace Group continues to invest in people and technology, and they are excited about the future of Thrace-LINQ.

The people of Thrace-LINQ have worked hard to make this investment become a reality. They look forward to this important milestone in their strategic plan with great anticipation.

Gov. Henry McMaster said that their workforce has shown that it’s the best in the world, and announcements like this one continue to boost South Carolina’s reputation on the global stage as a state that can get any job done. They have worked hard to create a competitive, pro-business environment, and their efforts continue to pay off.

South Carolina is proudly leading the manufacturing renaissance, and Thrace-LINQ’s expansion is yet another win for the thriving manufacturing industry in our state. This new investment strengthens the reputation that the Palmetto State and its highly-skilled workers have earned for making quality products, according to the Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

Dorchester County is proud to be home to many growing companies, and Thrace-LINQ is a great representation of those triumphs. The expansion of Thrace-LINQ’s headquarters, a company leading the world in the textile industry, will provide quality manufacturing jobs. Thrace-LINQ’s commitment to their community is a direct testament to Dorchester County being a great place to live, work and play, said Dorchester County Council Chairman Jay Byars

Thrace-LINQ manufactures nonwoven fabrics used in a variety of textile applications, including geosynthetics, automotive, construction and floor covering. With its North American headquarters, manufacturing and distribution center in Summerville, S.C., Thrace-LINQ is a member of The Thrace Group of Athens, Greece.

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