Is recession ‘ground zero’ seeing the buds of an ‘economic spring’?
If you ask economist Roger Tutterow where “ground zero” of the global recession was, he says “right here in the Carpet Capital of the World.”
New Dalton lab could create 15 to 20 jobs
A new laboratory opening in Dalton on Tuesday is expected to create 15 to 20 jobs over the next couple of years for chemical engineers, chemists and lab technicians, according to company officials.
Next year’s high-skilled visas snapped up in days
Businesses seeking highly skilled workers from overseas took less than a week to snap up all 85,000 visas available for next year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Monday.
Study looking at ways to bring more manufacturing to area
Technology is changing every part of the economy, including manufacturing. Advanced machinery and manufacturing processes require workers with new and advanced skills.
Werner Braun: Saying goodbye to CRI
It’s time to say farewell.
For the past 14 years, I have had the honor of serving as the president of the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), and what an honor it’s been.
Carpet Capital Association of Realtors
Uh-oh! Another prospective buyer upset with me again! Our phone conversation didn’t go very well. He didn’t like the questions I asked, or the advice I offered. Wait, the phone’s ringing ...
Werner Braun: Relay for Life honors cancer survivors
It’s the rare few among us who haven’t been touched by the lives of friends or family members who have been given a diagnosis of cancer. I know I have.
Friends, industry leaders saying goodbye to Braun
When Werner Braun’s family immigrated from Germany, they came with all of their belongings in three suitcases and none of them spoke any English.
Yarbrough named CRI president
After a “rough half decade,” the carpet industry has begun to bounce back, and Joe Yarbrough said he looks forward to helping it grow.
Werner Braun: Sustainability from a facility manager’s perspective
Sustainability means different things to different people, but from the facility manager’s perspective, sustainability can be viewed somewhat like a three-legged stool: a stool that balances specifications, installation and maintenance.
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