Martex Acquires JBM Fibers
Martex Fiber Southern Corp., Spartanburg, has acquired JBM Fibers Inc., Brownsville, Texas. The
acquisition is expected to strengthen Martex Fiber's position in the textile recycling industry by
allowing the company to expand into post-consumer shoddy manufacturing, widen its product offerings
and improve its access to recyclable raw materials.
JBM Fibers operates a 55,000-square-foot (ft2) manufacturing plant and has an additional
200,000-ft2 storage warehouse in Brownsville; and has a 45,000-ft2 facility in Mexico for sorting,
cleaning and pre-blending additional raw material.