Fiber Startup Wants to Sew Up Facility Lease at Alliance

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Pure Renewables USA, a fibers startup, wants to lease an 800,000-square-foot warehouse in the Alliance area of Fort Worth to manufacture its products, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.

The facility could create 370 jobs by the end of next year and 450 jobs by the end of 2022. The jobs would pay an average of $42,000 a year, the newspaper reported. Eventually, the facility could be expanded to 1.3 million square feet.

The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company makes the fibers that go into wet wipes, coffee filters, and bandages.

Before the five-year deal can be completed, the Fort Worth City Council will need to vote on approving $3.3 million in tax abatements. 

Pure Renewable’s founder and CEO Joy Nunn told the Star-Telegram that she couldn’t discuss details of the potential deal because of confidentiality agreements.


 

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