Textile company to create 120 jobs in Barnwell County

A&K Textiles, a maker of safety clothing, announced plans Wednesday to create 120 jobs in Barnwell County by relocating operations from Alexandria, Egypt.

The company expects to bring the new operations online by April. Hiring should begin in March.

A&K Textiles will set up a new cut-and-sew operation in part of the former Hanesbrands building, investing $150,000.

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