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PRESS RELEASE: Apex Mills acquires Hanesbrands Inc. facility in Stuart, Virginia


Apex Mills Corporation 

168 Doughty Blvd 

Inwood, NY 11096

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Apex Mills acquires Hanesbrands Inc. facility in Stuart, Virginia expanding its elastomeric knitting and dyeing and finishing capabilities.

 

Inwood, NY (January 12, 2023) – 

Apex Mills, a leading domestic supplier of specialty knit textile solutions, has acquired the Hanesbrands Inc., Stuart, Virginia fabric manufacturing facility.  The 240,000 square foot facility houses warp knit tricot, raschel and Rascheltronic equipment as well as a full dye house with both jet and beam dyeing capabilities.  This operation has a long and storied history of producing critical quality elastomeric textiles for the intimate apparel and shapewear industries.  

Now, operating under the name Insight Textiles, this facility will allow Apex Mills to extend the scope of its products to include elastomeric fabrics to the orthopedic, medical, hospitality and home furnishing industries.  Additionally, the dye and finish operations will provide greater variety of treatments to Apex’s current diverse spectrum of innovative fabric solutions.  Future plans for growth include additional knitting, warping, finishing and surface treatment capabilities.

“The Apex Mills family of companies has been manufacturing Made in the USA textiles for 80 years, and as part of our dedication to support and grow the domestic textile industry, we are continually seeking facilities and communities committed to this same goal,” said Jonathan Kurz, Apex Mills President and Chief Executive Officer. “Combined with our nearby warping and knitting facility in Graham, NC, this operation will enable us to deliver our application driven solutions to our customer base and a broader range of new markets with greater speed and manufacturing flexibility.  We are extremely proud and excited to begin this latest chapter in the Apex Mill story.”

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