Abraham Tapped for Chester Industry – 318 new jobs, and over $45 million to be invested
Abraham Land Surveying is proud to be on the front end of this huge announcement for Chester County. We are active on site now helping lay the groundwork for this industry to get started. Below is an excerpt of the announcement from the SC Dept. of Commerce.
JN Fibers Inc. locating facility in Chester County
$45 million investment expected to create 318 new jobs
COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 25, 2013 – JN Fibers Inc., a manufacturer of recycled polyester staple fiber products, is establishing a new manufacturing facility in Chester County. The $45 million investment is expected to generate 318 new jobs.
“Today’s announcement is another big win for one of our state’s rural areas. We celebrate JN Fibers’ decision to invest $45 million and create 318 new jobs in Richburg. This announcement shows that South Carolina has done the right things to be competitive on the global stage,” said Gov. Nikki Haley.
The company plans to upfit the existing building as well as add building space on the facility’s campus, for a total of 600,000 square feet. The JN Fibers plant is expected to begin operations in the third quarter of 2014 and hiring for the new positions in the second quarter of 2014.
A complete annoncement from the S.C. Department of Commerce is available here.
Greenville News article here.
WCCB Charlotte story here.
Lancaster News article here.