Meridian Specialty Yarn Breaks Ground on New U.S. Textile Plant

VALDESE, N.C. — Tuesday April 12, 2016 — Meridian Specialty Yarn Group Inc., (MSYG) officially broke ground on a new, multimillion dollar textile plant in Valdese, N.C. When done, the new production facility will expand Meridian’s current operations in Valdese by 113,000 square feet. Meridian is the leading specialty yarn manufacturer in North America and specializes in package dyeing, space dyeing and top dyeing. The new facility will also produce Tow dyed acrylic for vertical integration with the company’s Ranlo, N.C., plant.

In the photo, from left to right: Alan Wood, CEO of Burke Development, Inc; Talmadge and Chuck Strickland of Strickland Construction (the company hired to build the plant); Stephen Hudson, Vice President of Operations at MSYG; Valdese Mayor Pro Tem Susan Stevenson; Burke County Commissioner Maynard Taylor; Neil Wright, MSYG Vice President of Engineering; John Marlow, MSYG Plant Manager; Marcello Galvanin, President, Galvanin S.P.A.; and Tim Manson, President, Meridian Specialty Yarn Group.

Posted April 15, 2016

Source: Meridian Specialty Yarn Group, Inc., (MSYG)