Textile manufacturer to add 37 jobs in Surry County

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RALEIGH – Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that Willow Tex LLC, a textile manufacturer and distributor, will locate a new facility in Surry County.

The company plans to create 37 jobs and invest $6.1 million during the next three years in Mount Airy.

The project was made possible in part by a $130,000 grant from the One North Carolina Fund.

Salaries will vary by job function, but the average annual wage for the new jobs will be $56,041 plus benefits. The Surry County average annual wage is $29,484