$7.5 million investment to expand fiberglass panel manufacturing facility
GREENVILLE, S.C. – November 8, 2017 – Vetroresina LLC, a manufacturer of fiber-reinforced polyester laminates, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County. To accommodate its continued growth, the company is investing $7.5 million and creating 17 new jobs.
Founded in 1968, Vetroresina is an international company with manufacturing plants in Italy, Brazil and Greenville, S.C. Vetroresina’s Greenville facility opened in 2008 and serves the company’s entire North American market. Vetroresina has the technology to manufacture a full product line of fiberglass sheets with a variety of reinforcements and resins, and primarily serves the recreational vehicle and refrigerated truck industries. To accommodate growing demand, the company will be constructing a 50,000-square-foot expansion to its current facility to fulfill a wide variety of custom order requests and growing product line. Located in the S.C. Technology and Aviation Center in Greenville, S.C., the new facility is expected to be operational by the first half of 2019, and those interested in joining the Vetroresina team should contact email@example.com “ATTN: Elena Colombarini” in the subject line.
“Vetroresina is thrilled to be expanding our operations in Greenville, S.C. Despite opening our facility during the economic downturn of 2008, we persevered, met our target goals, and are now enjoying steady and growing business. Our success would not have been possible without the welcoming support of Greenville and the state of South Carolina, for which we are extremely thankful. Expanding in such a vibrant, growing and highly sought-after location will continue to help us attract great employees and increase our ability to engage new technology to serve our customers with the highest-quality product possible.” –Vetroresina LLC General Manager and CEO Elena Colombarini
“South Carolina’s manufacturing industry is one of the fastest growing in the world, and we have a strong workforce and competitive business environment to thank for that. We welcome this new investment by Vetroresina and look forward to seeing the impact these new jobs will have on Greenville County.” -Gov. Henry McMaster
“South Carolina has built an international reputation as a leader in manufacturing, and today’s announcement of Vetroresina’s expansion is a further testament to that. I congratulate this company on all their success and can’t wait to see what the future holds for them.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“SCTAC applauds Vetroresina’s growth in the U.S. and we are delighted they chose to expand operations here. SCTAC is committed to providing them with the business amenities they need to succeed.” –Jody Bryson, President & CEO, SC Technology and Aviation Center
“Vetroresina’s decision to expand is due to collaborative effort from federal, state and local governments all working together on behalf of a company that is a proven partner to Greenville. Congratulations to all involved and continued success to Vetroresina.” –Greenville County Council Chairman H.G. “Butch” Kirven Jr.
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The Greenville Area Development Corporation is a non-profit organization established by Greenville County Council to promote and enhance the economic growth and development of Greenville County. Since its founding in 2001, GADC efforts have resulted in the creation of more than 23,000 new jobs and more than $4 billion in capital investment in Greenville County, SC. To learn more, visit www.goGADC.com or call (864) 235-2008.