PolyQuest Signs Agreement with Fiber Industries to Utilize On-Site Rail Spur

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Wilmington, N.C. (May 5, 2022) – PolyQuest, Inc. announced Thursday that the company has signed an agreement with Fiber Industries in Darlington, South Carolina to lease the excess rail capacity of the virgin PET fiber producer’s rail spur.

Ryan Nettles, Senior Vice-President of PolyQuest said, “Ultimately, this type of collaboration and partnership supports the needs of our customers while also strengthening the community and industry as a whole. CEO Don Bockoven and his team at Fiber Industries are trusted members of our local area, and we are excited about this partnership and growing it in the years to come.” 

Bockoven said, “We are pleased to form this collaborative relationship with PolyQuest as our first step in the development of our site as an industrial park. We are committed to the continuous support of local economic development through partnerships like this one.”

About PolyQuest, Inc.

PolyQuest is a privately held company headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina with U.S. facilities in Darlington, South Carolina; Florence, South Carolina; and Farmingdale, New York; and our European office in Austria. We are the largest distributor of PET resins in the U.S. and Canada, one of the fastest-growing distributors of PP and HIPS resins, and a value-added recycler of PET. PolyQuestmaintains a global reach offering one of the broadest resin catalogs in the hemisphere for the bottle, sheet, strapping, film, and fiber markets. Contact us to learn more about PolyQuest as a partner for your PET, PP, HIPS, and rPET materials needs and processing solutions.

About Fiber Industries

Fiber Industries collaborates closely with our partners to deliver sustainable fiber solutions made entirely in the U.S.A. at our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Darlington, South Carolina. Focusing on polyester staple fibers, our team’s goal in every project is to collaborate with our customers to create innovative, quality fiber while meeting the pricing, sustainability needs, and fulfillment requirements to produce market-leading fabrics and garments.