Mount Vernon FR has announced the expansion of its operations at its Trion, Ga., facility. The additional 4,500 square feet of productionspace will be home to new flame resistant treatment equipment that is predicted to increase the company’s production and finished fabric capacity by 20 percent, a recent news release says.
The company’s FR fabrics are produced in the U.S. from fiber to finished yard, and meet the performance requirements of ASTM F1506, comply with NFPA 70E and are UL certified to theNFPA 2112.
The expansion project is expected to be complete in the third quarter of 2019.
Mount Vernon FR is part of Mount Vernon Mills’ Apparel Fabrics Group, a 175-year-old manufacturer of textile, chemical and related products for the apparel, industrial, institutional and commercial markets.