Textile supplier headed to Perry, bringing more than 140 jobs

A German-based textile supplier has chosen Perry for its first foray into the North American market, Houston County and Georgia officials announced Thursday.

Sandler AG, which supplies textiles to international manufacturers, is a privately held, family-owned company that will bring more than 140 jobs and an initial investment of $30 million to Houston County, according to a release from Gov. Nathan Deals office.

With annual sales of about $346 million worldwide, Sandler supplies nonwoven textiles such as baby wipes and facial wipes to large companies such as Procter & Gamble, Angela Gheesling, executive director of the Houston County Development Authority, said from Munich