Uniquetex nonwoven textile plant sews up 150 new jobs in North Carolina

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. — Uniquetex, a China-based manufacturer, plans to set up shop in Cleveland County and hire 150.

The company is investing $31.6 million in a production facility there, its first in the United States.

“Textile manufacturing is one of North Carolina’s greatest traditional industries, and it is still growing,” said Gov. Pat McCrory. “Our state is the ideal destination for globally-positioned, innovation-driven textile companies like Uniquetex.”

Uniquetex, LLC manufactures nonwoven fabrics for use by medical and health care providers, as well as other industries. The company is a joint venture between Foshan Nanhai Beautiful Nonwoven Co., Ltd., one of China’s largest nonwoven textile businesses and Wenzhou Chaolong Textile Machinery Co., Ltd., a Zhejiang, China-based developer of equipment and technologies for nonwoven textile manufacturing.

Source: Gov. McCrory’s office

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