Plant Expansion in Simpsonville

A $50 million investment is expected to generate 32 new jobs at Fitesa Simpsonville, Inc. This global leader and innovator in the design and manufacture of nonwoven fabric solutions for the global hygiene market has announced an expansion of its existing facility in Greenville County to significantly increase production capacity for its spunmelt nonwoven hygiene products. Fitesa is up upfit and remodel its existing 190,000-square-foot at 840 SE Main Street in Simpsonville, expect the improvements to be completed by November 2014.

  The company, which began operations in Simpsonville in 1990, currently employs approximately 100 associates before the scheduled expansion.  The company has already invested “hundreds of millions of dollars” into its South Carolina location to date, added a company spokesperson.