A research firm that develops advanced textiles for the automotive, aeronautics and defense industries says it will open a new facility in South Carolina, creating 120 new jobs.
The state Department of Commerce announced Monday that Fletcher, N.C.-based Materials Innovation Technologies will bring a new facility to Florence County. The company specializes in processes for reclaiming and molding carbon fibers _ a strong, light and flexible material.
Gov. Mark Sanford says the announcement speaks to the state's progress on attracting high-quality companies.
Materials Innovation Technologies plans to do most of its hiring in February.