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Glen Raven announces an expansion of its textile facility in Warren

Published: July 23, 2021
Author: Manali bhanushali
Glen Raven, Inc., a leading producer of innovative performance textiles with well-known names such as Sunbrella® and Dickson®, will create 205 new jobs in Warren County as it expands its Custom Fabrics operations, Governor Roy Cooper said today. Norlina will get up to $82 million in investment from the firm.
Glen Raven, Inc. will bring over new employment to Warren County, North Carolina. The company’s new employment offers competitive compensation and will produce an average income that is higher than Warren County’s average earnings of $30,494. Once the jobs are in place, the local region will witness an annual payroll effect of more than $6.5 million.
Glen Raven Custom Fabrics will receive $1,000,000 from the One North Carolina Fund to assist with its Warren County expansion. The OneNC Fund offers financial support to local governments in order to encourage economic investment and employment creation. Senator Ernestine Bazemore stated, “There is no better testament to our region’s strength as a commercial destination than when a local firm expands.”
Glen Raven, Inc. is a family-owned corporation with a global portfolio of companies centred on category-leading brands. Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, with flagship names Sunbrella and Dickson, is one of the company’s three businesses. It is also one of the leading business-to-business distributors in the awning, maritime, upholstery, and shade sail sectors in the United States. Glen Raven Custom Fabrics has been redefining the shade, marine, and furniture industries since 1961. Sunbrella, the company’s main brand, is well-known and appreciated by customers and has given them a beautiful, long-lasting fabric. To service the global market, Glen Raven has numerous manufacturing sites in the United States, as well as locations in Europe and Asia.

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