Huge Textile Palnt to Emplcy over 5,000 Now Being Built in Palestine

A huge textile plant which will employ five to ## thousand people and serve as a center for a city of from fifty to sixty thousand ##habitants is boing built in the southern Zebulun Valley near Haifa on land of the Jewish National Fund, Dr. Israel Goldstein, national U.P.A. chairman, announced today.Scheduled to work a five day week on three shifts, the plant will produce ##e million yards of textile a year, a portion of which will be earmarked for ex##rt. Undergoing construction now is the dyeing unit which will extend over an area 63 dunams. Equipment has been ordcred from the United States and Switzerland. ##rrcunding the plant will be quarters for the employees, many of whom are to be re##uited from the ranks of immigrants, stores, parks, playgrounds and a theatre. When ##pleted, the enterprise will cover an area of about five hundred dunams.

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