News was being circulated at the end of July that Oppermann GmbH has agreed to buy Southern Weaving and we understand from market sources that the transaction is now completed. The attached is the announcement from the end of July: Read the press release here…


AKC Note: Oppermann, a German based global manufacturer of webbing products opened a US operation in 2004 in Anderson County SC and followed with an expansion in 2012. Southern Weaving has called the Upstate of South Carolina home for almost 100 years having been founded in Greenville in 1924. It currently has plants in Greenville and Anderson SC. Its main products are also in the webbing and slings sector of the technical fabrics industry. 

Alasdair Carmichael
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