Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc., which produces and markets Crailar flax fiber, has been granted $263,500 in incentives from Florence County, S.C., to be used for its manufacturing and production in the region.
NAT is opening a facility in the 143,500-square-foot former Delta Mills Cypress plant on Old River Road in Pamplico, S.C. Commissioning of the assembled equipment will commence Dec. 17. An initial $8 million investment creating 25 jobs is part of the company’s plans there. Flax, grown as a winter crop in Florence and surrounding counties, will be processed out of the new facility beginning Dec. 28.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"