Fitesa Simpsonville To Expand

Nonwoven fabric producer Fitesa Simpsonville Greenville, S.C., has announced plans for an additional expansion at its facility. The $52-million investment includes an additional 20,000-square-feet of space to increase production capacity of spunmelt fabrics, and is expected to create 38 jobs over the next five years. It is anticipated the expansion will be completed by the fourth quarter of 2017, and the company will start the hiring process for new jobs in the spring of 2017.

“Our mission is to be the preferred choice for the supply of nonwoven fabrics to the global hygiene industry, and to deliver high-quality products with exceptional service and sustainable processes,” said Ray Dunleavy, global marketing director, Fitesa Simpsonville. “We are pleased to continue to grow our operations here and appreciate the support of Greenville County in making this announcement a reality.”

May/June 2016