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

Standard Textile Co. Inc., Cincinnati, will invest more than $2.5 million to expand its 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.”

Standard Textile also has manufacturing centers in Enterprise, Ala., Augusta, Ga., and
Thomaston, Ga.; and seven distribution centers throughout the United States. The company serves the
healthcare, hospitality, industrial laundry and decorative products markets.

September/October 2013