Graniteville Specialty Fabrics, a maker of specialty coatings and coated fabrics, was selected by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce as the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year.
“South Carolina manufacturers were particularly hard hit in a difficult economy – including Graniteville – so to receive this award is very gratifying,” says Jim Egan president of Graniteville. “The award confirms that our commitment to quality, concern for employees, and continuous improvement efforts are on target."
“We are proud that companies like Graniteville Specialty Fabrics are located in South Carolina, advancing our state’s vital manufacturing industry. We honor them for their commitment to providing excellent jobs, giving back to the communities they operate in and producing quality products,” says Otis Rawl, president and CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.
A fixture in the central Savannah River area since 1947, Graniteville Specialty Fabrics specializes in custom coated marine fabrics, military and commercial tentage, awnings, specialty technical fabrics, and consumer fabrics.