Glen Raven to Open Plant for Sunbrella Specialty Yarns
August 30, 2012,
BURLINGTON, N.C.--Glen Raven Custom Fabrics has begun work on a new facility for manufacturing yarns for its Sunbrella fabrics to be located here.
The plant, representing an investment of $10 million, will be located in a 130,000 square-foot facility that formerly served as Glen Raven's Ultra Spun division. It is being retrofitted with automated yarn-manufacturing systems and configured around a manufacturing model engineered to support high levels of flexibility and customization. It is expected to be completed in summer 2013.