Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda (3rd right), cuts ribbon to officially open ARC Manufacturing Limited’s new Fabric Mesh Plant, held at its facility located on Bell Road, Kingston, on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. The new Fabric Mesh Plant is positioned to boost the fabric mesh industry. The investment in the plant is expected to result in improved efficiencies, optimized productivity and bring increased visibility to brand Jamaica. Others from left are Deputy Managing Director, Security and Properties, ARC, Lackie Horne; Junction Building Depo, Manley Horne; Raul Prieto, ARP Trading; Member of Parliament for South West St. Andrew, Angella Brown-Burke; Managing Director, ARC, Norman Horne; Opposition Spokesman on Industry and Commerce, Peter Bunting; and Deputy Managing Director, Finance and Asset Management, ARC, Charlotte Hayles.
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