TIFTON, GA (WALB) - A textile plant in Tifton is expanding their manufacturing and distribution center, bringing more room and more jobs to the area.
American Textile Company added on to their facility by opening a new 400,000 square foot plant.
The plant will produce fiber to make pillows that are shipped around the southeast. A ribbon cutting was held today to introduce the plant to Tift County.
"[It] feels wonderful, fantastic. Everything we've done here in Tifton since we been here in 2011 has been a good success. We could not be happier about growing here," said company president Lance Ruttenberg.
American Textiles plans to hire 100 more workers over the next three years.