RALEIGH, N.C. -- A textile company will bring 260 jobs to Winston-Salem over the course of three years, Governor Roy Cooper announced Monday.

HPFABRICS, Inc., a manufacturer of raw fabrics, selected Forsyth County for a new production facility.

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The company plans to invest $1.1 million in the Winston-Salem plant that used to house Microfibres, a company no longer operating in the city.

The new jobs will bring a payroll impact of more than $8.2 million annually to the local economy.

HPFABRICS is a subsidiary of Tukek Holdings, A.S., headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey.