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Shaw to expand South Carolina plant

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Columbia, S.C.—Shaw Industries Group is investing at least $45 million in its Lexington County, S.C., carpet fiber plant for additional capacity for both nylon and polyester production. The investment will create more than 50 new jobs.

“This $45 million investment and plans to create more than 50 new jobs is terrific news for our manufacturing industry, Lexington County and our state as a whole,” said South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. “We look forward to watching Shaw continue to grow here in South Carolina and around the world for many years to come.”

Vance Bell, Shaw chairman and CEO, added, “By continuing to invest in our people, processes and products, Shaw is able to provide a diverse product mix, innovative design and the greatest quality and service to our customers.”