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Syntec planning $7.5 million expansion

Syntec Industries plans to expand the company by adding 30 jobs and making a $7.5 million capital investment in its Rome, Ga., headquarters.

"This is great news for Syntec, as this expansion allows us to increase our capacity in supporting our existing customers, as well as our new ones," Syntec board chairman Tom Watters said in a statement reported on the Rome (Ga.) Newswire.

The expansion will be completed during the first half of 2011.

Syntec Industries' product line includes basic and patterned carpet; a variety of trims; vinyl, leather, suede and designer fabrics; and marine mats, logo mats and marine adhesives.They are used on marine products, recreational vehicle products and manufactured housing products.

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