BURLINGTON, N.C. — November 9, 2012 — Glen Raven, Inc. has been recognized as the North Carolina
Manufacturer of the Year among large companies-defined as those with more than $250 million in
annual revenue. The NC Manufacturer of the Year award program is conducted by the North
Carolina Chamber of Commerce, with sponsorship by McGladrey LLP and Fifth Third Bank.
Judges selected Glen Raven for the honor based on objective criteria including business
growth, job creation and innovation. Glen Raven operates four manufacturing facilities in
North Carolina, and has more than 750 employees in the state.
“This award reflects our deep commitment to state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in
North Carolina and around the world, and our relentless focus on innovative solutions and
integrated marketing programs in partnership with our customers and trade partners,” said Allen E.
Gant, Jr., president and CEO of Glen Raven.
A privately held company founded in 1880, Glen Raven has business operations throughout North
America, Europe and Asia, and sells products in more than 120 countries. Products include
fabric-based solutions for automotive, military, construction, mining, protective work apparel and
water filtration markets, as well as fabrics for awning, marine and furniture applications. Visit
www.glenraven.com for more information.
Posted on November 12, 2012
Source: Glen Raven Inc.