Unife Manufacturing Invests $ 20 Million in El Salvador

The company begins its operations in Central America by opening its manufacturing plant.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The factory will employ about 175 people in production and processing of multi-filament polyester, nylon textured yarns and related raw materials.

"Industry sources indicated that the manufacturing plant, Unifi Central America Ltd., will have eight texturing and 27 winding machines increasing the company´s capacity in the hemisphere," writes José Luis Henríquez on his article in Elsalvador.com.

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