American Stitchco, which makes a variety of automotive and non-automotive products, has re-opened a vacant shirt factory in Yellville with plans to ramp up staffing to nearly 50 employees by next week.
The company has already had hired 44 employees to work in the factory building once leased by Mercury-Capital Shirt Corp.
According to its website, American Stitchco manufactures auto accessories and components, specializing in products made of fabric, vinyl, or leather, which are stitched, stuffed, heat sealed, screen printed or embroidered.
It also manufactures a variety of non-automotive products including aerospace stowage containers, pillows, diapers and camouflage hunting outfits.
The Harrison Daily Times first reported news of the announcement.