Summerville, South Carolina
November 2, 2010 – Dorchester
County announced that Lauscha Fiber International Corp. will expand its
facility in Dorchester County. The $2.5 million investment is expected to
generate 10 new jobs.
announcement furthers their commitment to both Dorchester County and South
Carolina. Their decision to expand their facility is a clear sign that our
business-friendly climate and skilled workforce are helping our existing
businesses grow and prosper," commented Jamie Feltner, Chairman of the
Dorchester County Council.
decision to invest in this location further reinforces our commitment to grow
with our customers’ business needs, and is a positive sign to our employees and
the Summerville community," says Camden Arthur, Director of Global Marketing
and General Manager. "The expansion will provide much needed additional
capacity and greater flexibility to service our domestic and global customer
base today and in the future, with the added benefit of creating jobs locally."
Fiber is a producer of glass microfiber in Summerville, where they have
conducted operations since 1995. The company utilizes a process known as flame
attenuation to produce premium quality fibers for filtration, separation,
insulation, and reinforcement applications. The company currently employs 37,
and will expand in two stages, the first of which will commence production in
November of this year.
are pleased that Lauscha chose to expand their facilities here," said George
Tupper, Chairman of the Dorchester County Economic Development Board. "Our
county has so much to offer to new and existing businesses and Lauscha’s
expansion helps us continue to create jobs for our citizens."
Lauscha Fiber International Corp.
Fiber International is a global leader in the development, manufacture, and
marketing of specialty glass microfibers for high performance nonwovens and
specialty papers. LFI’s products are used in a large variety of applications,
such as air filters, oil and fuel filters, sealed lead acid batteries, and
insulation products. LFI operates five production facilities in Germany, North
America, Russia, and The Kingdom of Bahrain. For more information, visit the company website at www.lfifiber.com.