Standard Textile To Expand Operations In Union, S.C., Add Jobs

Cincinnati-based Standard Textile Co. Inc. — a vertically integrated provider of total textile
solutions for healthcare, hospitality, industrial laundry and decorative products markets — will
invest more than $2.5 million to expand the terry towel manufacturing operations, including new
technology for terry towel finishing, at its Union, S.C., plant. The expansion will create 15 jobs,
and is expected to be completed by the end of September.

“We are excited about the opportunity to expand our existing operations in Union County,”
said Russ Ogle, plant manager, Standard Textile. “South Carolina has provided us with a skilled
workforce and an excellent environment in which to do business. We appreciate all the support we’ve
received from state and local officials.”

In addition to its Union plant, Standard Textile has manufacturing centers in Enterprise,
Ala., Augusta, Ga., and Thomaston, Ga.; and seven distribution centers throughout the United

July 30, 2013