Gildan Activewear Inc., Montreal, plans to invest more than $250 million to build two yarn-spinning
facilities, and expand and renovate a third plant in North Carolina to support projected sales
growth and bolster the company’s global low-cost manufacturer status. One plant will be built in
Salisbury and another in Mocksville. Gildan also will expand and renovate its Clarkton spinning
This latest expansion together with a previously announced expansion and facility upgrade
Completes CanAm Acquisition, Expands Yarn-Spinning Operations,”
TextileWorld.com, Jan. 8, 2013) are expected to generate more than 700 jobs
by the end of 2016.