SEMINOLE, FL – November 12, 2019 – Superior Group of
Companies™ (NASDAQ: SGC), today announced significant expansion and upgrades to
the Company’s Eudora, Arkansas Distribution Center. The Company will
invest $10 Million in the next three years and add 125 additional jobs over the
next five years in Arkansas. SGC has worked with the Arkansas Economic
Development Commission (AEDC) on this project, receiving a Community
Development Block Grant (CDBG) of $1,625,000.
The investments will expand and upgrade the current facility, which was first
opened in 1962 and has undergone multiple expansions and upgrades to support
growth of the Company.
“We look forward to this major investment in our Eudora, Arkansas, facility
which will support our customers’ evolving requirements through additional
capacity and upgraded technology,” said Charles Sheppard, senior vice president
of global sourcing and distribution.
CEO Michael Benstock said, “Eudora, Arkansas, continues to be an important part
of SGC’s success now and as we look to the future. We are pleased to be the
largest employer in the area, and we appreciate the support of the AEDC as we
continue to invest together in the community.”
“We’re so pleased Superior has chosen to expand and modernize their facility in
Eudora,” said Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, “continuing their long legacy of
quality embroidery and apparel manufacturing. With the modernization of their
operations and distribution center, they will boost the workforce in a
community that will certainly benefit for years to come.”
Superior Group of Companies™, formerly Superior Uniform Group, established in 1920, is a combination of companies that help customers unlock the power of their brands by creating extraordinary brand experiences for employees and customers. It provides customized support for each of its divisions through its shared services model.
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