The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has named Graniteville Specialty Fabrics, (GSF), Graniteville, S.C., 2013 Small Business Manufacturer of the Year. GSF has put product improvement initiatives in place, which have resulted in positive trends in quality production. The company also has demonstrated a personal interest in the quality of life of each employee by aligning with their health benefits provider to introduce a wellness program. GSF prides itself in providing a clean, safe and environmentally friendly workplace and has delivered profit improvement for the past three years.
The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s Manufacturer of the Year awards program recognizes companies that strive for manufacturing excellence, have a positive economic impact, remain committed to workforce development and are outstanding community stewards. The award program offers an opportunity for manufacturers to honor their employees for their contributions to a vital industry sector, and it’s a chance for the rest of the business community to show its appreciation for the state’s manufacturing accomplishments.
Graniteville Specialty Fabrics has been a business fixture in the Central Savannah River Area since 1947. The company’s specialties include custom coated marine fabrics, military and commercial tentage, awnings, specialty technical fabrics and consumer fabrics.