MSYG Breaks Ground On New Textile Plant

Valdese, N.C.-based Meridian Specialty Yarn Group Inc. (MSYG) recently broke ground on a new plant in Valdese. The multimillion dollar investment will expand the company’s current operation by 113,000 square feet. In addition to its package-, space- and top-dyed yarns, the new plant also will produce tow-dyed acrylic for vertical integration with the company’s Ranlo, N.C., plant.

(l to r): Alan Wood, Burke Development Inc.; Talmadge and Chuck Strickland, Strickland Construction; Stephen Hudson, MSYG; Valdese Mayor Pro Tem Susan Stevenson; Burke County Commissioner Maynard Taylor; Neil Wright, MSYG; John Marlow, MSYG; Marcello Galvanin, Galvanin S.p.A.; and Tim Manson, MSYG, at the recent ground breaking ceremony for MSYG’s new facility in Valdese, N.C.