Hanesbrands Expands Operations in El Salvador

After 16 years of operating in the country, the multinational corporation inaugurated its sixth facility, called “El Salvador Sew”.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Located in San Juan Opico, the company’s new facilities are capable of outputting 60.000 dozen sports outfits a month. Its production will be entirely shipped to the United States.

“El Salvador Sew will employ 1.300 people by the end of the year. In total, Hanesbrand will employ 5.770 people”, reported Laprensagrafica.com.

In its 16 years of operation, the company has invested $200 million in El Salvador.

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