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BekaertDeslee Announces Major Expansion in North America

19.10.2017

WINSTON-SALEM NORTH CAROLINA, September 2017 – BekaertDeslee, the world’s largest manufacturer of mattress textiles and cover solutions has just announced a major expansion of its North American manufacturing facility in North Carolina. BekaertDeslee will be investing more than 4 million dollars to add more than 80,000 square feet to its already existing 270,000 square feet manufacturing footprint. Further investments are also being made in new state of the art manufacturing equipment and full time employees to support BekaertDeslee’s continuing growth.

“We are making this major investment to allow us to better service our growing customer base and the ongoing demand in this key North American market”, commented Brandon Wells, General Manager of BekaertDeslee North America. “We will be adding new knitting machinery and updated equipment to support our weaving operations along with another finishing frame and laminating machine. This new machinery and square footage will increase our capacity significantly and provide us with a much greater degree of flexibility to better service our customers”, says Wells.

BekaertDeslee’s global technical team has worked for over 12 months to develop this new manufacturing plan.

“We are very excited about these new additions to our North American business unit and looking forward to continuing our growth and expansion. Due to our ongoing success, we are in the process of expanding our workforce which will see 50 new employees added this year and bring our full time employee base to over 300”, said Wells. “Our commitment to this market is deeply rooted in our long-term global strategy and presence.”

BekaertDeslee is a global leader in the mattress textile and cover industry and continues to flourish with many new investments and additions to its’ 19 manufacturing locations. BekaertDeslee has been manufacturing in North America since 1999 and has been in the textile business since 1892.