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Ameritex signs canvas deal with Chrysler subsidiary

Ameritex Fabric Systems will supply canvas doors for Chrysler Group Global Electric Motorcars LLC.

Ameritex, a division of Taylor Made Group, established a relationship with the electric car company as part of its plan to diversify about 25 percent of its business, The Tampa Bay Business Journal reports.

Ameritex currently has 58 employees and plans to add 10 to 20. Global Electric Motorcars, based in Fargo, N.D., makes six different models of battery-powered cars mainly for intracity use.

The Taylor Made Group announced in August it had purchased the assets of Ameritex Technologies and the business would be reconstituted as Ameritex Fabric Systems and relocated to the Taylor Made Systems facility in Bradenton, Fla.

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