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American Starlinger-Sahm Holds Ground Breaking For North American Headquarters

VIENNA, Austria — August 28, 2014 — Greenville-based American Starlinger-Sahm, Inc. is expanding and held the ground breaking ceremony for construction of the North American Headquarters on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. The new facility will be located in the South Chase Business Park in Fountain Inn, S.C., and comprises a total of 23,000 sq. ft. The facility consists of a machine exhibition area, spare parts warehouse, and office space for sales and technical support throughout North America. After a planned construction time of about nine months the grand opening is scheduled for late spring 2015.

“In the new location Starlinger and Sahm will offer the full range of their products and services”, says Jimmy Cranford, President of American Starlinger-Sahm, Inc. “Machinery from Starlinger textile packaging, Starlinger recycling technology, Starlinger viscotec, and Sahm will be installed and available for demonstration runs and customer trials in our new showroom”, he adds.

The two European companies Starlinger and Sahm are major technology suppliers to the woven plastic packaging, plastics recycling, and textile industries. American Starlinger-Sahm, Inc. (ASSI) is owned by Starlinger Export GmbH and handles sales/service activities and spare parts supply for the divisions Starlinger textile packaging, Starlinger recycling technology, and Starlinger viscotec, as well as for the winder specialist Georg Sahm GmbH & Co. KG. In addition, ASSI acts as a representative for Roblon twisters, Satake electronic optical sorting equipment and SAB material handling products.

Executives at the American Starlinger-Sahm ground-breaking ceremony (left to right): Chris Bowen, Vice President of Hogan Construction Company; Gary Long, Mayor of Fountain Inn; Jimmy Cranford, Michelle Diaz, Jack Thompson, Ben Lemmons, AnnThomas, American Starlinger-Sahm, Inc.

Posted September 2, 2014