Vetroresina LLC, a manufacturer of fiber-reinforced polyester laminates, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County with an investment of $7.5 million that is expected to create 17 new jobs.
Located in the S.C. Technology and Aviation Center at 6 Idaho St. in Greenville, Vetroresina plans to construct a 50,000-square-foot expansion to its current facility to fulfill a wide variety of custom order requests and a growing product line, according to a news release. The expanded facility is expected to be operational by the first half of 2019.
"Vetroresina is thrilled to be expanding our operations in Greenville. Despite opening our facility during the economic downturn of 2008, we persevered, met our target goals, and are now enjoying steady and growing business,” said Vetroresina general manager and CEO Elena Colombarini, in the release.
Founded in 1968, Vetroresina is an international firm with manufacturing plants in Italy, Brazil and Greenville. The company's Greenville facility opened in 2008 and serves the company’s North American market. Vetroresina manufactures fiberglass sheets with a variety of reinforcements and resins and primarily serves the recreational vehicle and refrigerated truck industries.