Glen Raven expanding Anderson County Sunbrella® manufacturing center
September 12, 2014
Glen Raven Inc., a gloabal leader in high-performance fabrics, is expanding its Anderson County Sunbrella® manufacturing center through a $13.5 million investment that is expected to create 10 new jobs.
Glen Raven’s Anderson Plant is the company’s largest manufacturing center for its market-leading Sunbrella brand of fabrics for awning, marine and upholstery applications. The 1-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.
Glen Raven began manufacturing Sunbrella fabrics in Anderson County in 1986 and in 1994 built Anderson Plant, drawing upon the latest in manufacturing technology from around the world. Located at 4665 Liberty Highway, the ultramodern Anderson Plant today employs more than 600 associates.
Founded in 1880, Glen Raven Inc. today markets products in more than 130 countries worldwide, serving markets that include solar protection, marine, furniture, protective workgear, geogrid, automotive and water filtration. The family-owned company operates manufactuing, marketing and customer service business centers in North and South America, Europe, China and India.
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