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Textile plant to create 250 jobs in Screven County

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Shrivallabh Pittie Group, a leading textile manufacturer in India, will build its first U.S.-based manufacturing facility near Sylvania, creating 250 jobs and investing $70 million.
The facility will be located at the Screven County Industrial Park along Highway 21. The plant will manufacture a range of different counts of carded cotton yarn and production will be flexible in order to meet market demand. It will use class-leading machinery and benefit from great economies of scale as the entire capacity will be based at one location. The company will utilize synergies between the new plant and its existing textile operations, including technical expertise and a global sales and marketing network.
The Screven County Industry Park is a GRAD-certified site, one of more than 30 around the state that offers advanced due diligence for industrial development through the Georgia Allies’ GRAD (Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development) program. Shrivallabh Pittie Group will also take advantage of the services of Georgia Quick Start, an award-winning state program that will provide the company with free, customized workforce training and development.
Founded in 1898, Shrivallabh Pittie Group is a leading textile manufacturer with substantial presence in the Indian textile sector, operating in 13 locations.
The Shrivallabh Pittie Group is an India-based industrial group with interests across textiles, finance, retail and real estate. The company has a substantial presence in the Indian textile Industry with manufacturing capacity in numerous locations. The Shrivallabh Pittie Group has evolved into a major player in the yarn industry and has a strong and experienced management team with decades of industry experience.
The Sylvania Telephone will provide additional information about the new textile operations in its Thursday, Oct. 17, edition.

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