Spuntech To Expand Facility In Roxboro, N.C., Add 60 Jobs
Spuntech Industries Inc. — the U.S. division of Israel-based N.R. Spuntech Industries Ltd., a
manufacturer of spunlaced fabrics — will invest more than $35 million over the next three years to
expand its Roxboro, N.C., facility and add 60 jobs.
"We are very excited about the additional investment in the Roxboro site," said Gidi Krasny, CEO, Spuntech. "With the success of our last investment, we look forward to a bright future in the U.S. with our new expansion. We appreciate the support of the local community as well as the state of North Carolina in assisting us in providing high quality people to match our state of the art operation."
Spuntech's U.S. division manufactures a range of products including viscose, polyester, 100-percent polyester and 100-percent polypropylene fabrics in base weights of 45 to 200 grams per square meter and in a variety of finishes. Capacity at the Roxboro facility totals some 12,000 to 14,000 tons annually.
The project was funded in part by a performance-based grant of up to $235,000 from the One North Carolina Fund.
December 17, 2013