Thrace LINQ completes expansion project, installing new Andritz needlepunch line in South Carolina

SUMMERVILLE, SC, February 8, 2019-

Thrace LINQ is pleased to announce the completion of the installation of a new Andritz® needlepunch nonwoven line. The Thrace Group invested more than $9 million in this project to satisfy the growing demand for its high performance nonwoven fabrics in North America.

This state of the art needlepunch nonwoven line was designed to produce world-class quality fabrics for geosynthetics, automotive, and floor covering markets. An in-line tenter oven and calender, along with finished width capability beyond 20-feet are just a few of the features this equipment offers. “We are very proud of this cutting edge production line, and are excited to continue our growth here in Summerville” said Brian Sparks, General Manager of Thrace LINQ. “This enhancement of capability and capacity will strengthen our competitive position and help us better serve our customers.”

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