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Twitchell Announces 2-Million Expansion Project

Twitchell Announces$2-Million Expansion ProjectTwitchell Corp., Dothan, Ala., recently announced an expansion project involving more than $2 million in equipment and technological improvements at its headquarters. The investment will expand four manufacturing departments extrusion, beaming, weaving and finishing boosting capacity and enhancing operations.Key improvements include new looms to expand the production of jacquard fabrics and a state-of-the-art range for the finishing department. Specialized extrusion additions will further improve the companys distinct vertical production capabilities.A new radio frequency system added to the management information systems department will improve efficiency in production and inventory control by producing and assigning bar codes to each unit in process or finished goods.The new additions will increase Twitchells ability to respond to customer delivery requirements and provide a more effective work environment for the companys employees as they respond to continued growth. May 2000