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July 04, 2015 6:40 PM ET

Household Durables

Company Overview of Shaw Industries, Inc.

Company Overview

Shaw Industries, Inc. manufactures carpets and floor covering products. It offers indoor outdoor carpets, residential carpets, commercial carpets, synthetic turf, and area rugs that are used for guest rooms and public areas. The company also offers tile and stone, hardwood, laminate, and resilient flooring solutions, as well as hard surfaces, modular carpet tiles, and cushioning. It serves healthcare, education, corporate office, government, retail, hotel, ageless living, and entertainment industries. The company offers its products through home builders and retailers in the United States and internationally. The company was formerly known as Philadelphia Holding Company and changed its name...

616 East Walnut Avenue

P.O. Drawer 2128

Dalton, GA 30722-2128

United States

Founded in 1967

30,000 Employees





Key Executives for Shaw Industries, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations
Age: 63
Co-Founder and Chairman
Age: 83
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 57
General Counsel, Vice President and Secretary
Age: 63
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Shaw Industries, Inc. Key Developments

Shaw Industries, Inc. to Cut 160 Jobs at Valley Head Plant

Shaw Industries, Inc. is cutting nearly half the staff at its plant in Valley Head, Ala., as the Dalton, Ga.-based carpet maker continues to shift its production capacity from filmanet to staple products. The company is laying off 160 employees at the Valley Head facility. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and its Rapid Response Team will help employees with outplacement assistance and retraining. The company is talking with employers to find opportunities for workers who don't want to transfer to other Shaw facilities, but the company overall has been adding staff in the past couple of years.

Southwest Greens International and Shaw Industries Announces Partnership with Classic Clay

Southwest Greens International along with parent company Shaw Industries, announced partnership with Classic Clay. Based out of Sydney, Australia Classic Clay is the first and only 'waterless' artificial clay tennis court surface. Clay courts are considered the classic surface for discriminating tennis players. Unlike asphalt courts waterless courts allow for year round playability, conserve water and require little maintenance.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Presents at World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, May-12-2014

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Presents at World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, May-12-2014 . Venue: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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