Sigmatex Carbon Textile Solutions Inc., a manufacturer of carbon fiber textiles, has announced plans to expand operations in Orangeburg County, S.C. The more than $4.5 million investment will create 50 new jobs.
Founded in 1986, Sigmatex develops and manufactures carbon fiber textiles for composite material applications. The company works with clients from a diverse range of sectors including space, military, aerospace, automotive, renewable energy, consumer electronics, sports and leisure. Sigmatex designs, develops and produces materials that enable customers to achieve goals.
Sigmatex’s expansion will make the Orangeburg County facility the company’s North American headquarters and will include immediate investment in machinery and equipment, increasing capacity from 750,000 yards per year to three million yards per year.
The company’s expansion is expected to be completed by June 2021.