Werner Braun: Magazine touts carpet ‘rebirth’
The headline of the Dalton-Whitfield Economic Development Guide seems to say it all: “Carpet Comeback.”
Some of world’s largest firms turn to Cohutta man for advice
About three years ago, DiversiTech — a Conyers-based company that makes products for the heating, venting and air conditioning and refrigeration industries — started looking for a new purchasing manager. An ad they placed in a plastics manufacturers magazine brought a phone call from Lewis Yasenchak.
Werner Braun: ‘Leeding’ the charge in carpet recycling
A recent article on BuildingGreen.com has pointed out something we in this business have known for a good while: carpet companies are “excelling in the field” of EPR, or extended producer responsibility.
IVC selects Dalton for new plant, 150 to 225 jobs expected
IVC US confirmed Wednesday it will build an $80 million luxury vinyl plank and tile plant in Dalton at the site of its existing vinyl plant.
Georgia Chamber announces 2014 chair, leadership
The Georgia Chamber of Commerce formally introduced Ernest L. Greer as its 2014 Board Chair at the chamber’s annual meeting held Tuesday in Atlanta.
US economy adds 74K jobs, unemployment rate falls to 6.7 pct.
U.S. employers added a scant 74,000 jobs in December, the fewest in three years. The disappointing gain ends 2013 on a weak note and could raise questions about the economy’s recent strength.
Werner Braun: Living with pets may reduce allergies
The carpet industry is often accused of producing a product that causes or worsens allergies, and I’ve written many a column debunking that “logical fallacy” because there’s absolutely no truth to it.
Banker pleads not guilty to fraud charges
A former Georgia banker accused of stealing millions from investors before vanishing for 18 months pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal bank fraud charges and agreed to remain jailed without bond pending trial.
Shaw announces plans to convert plant in Ringgold
Shaw Industries said Monday it is exiting the area rug business. The company will spend more than $100 million to convert an area rug manufacturing facility in Ringgold to a luxury vinyl tile (LVT) facility, creating 200 new jobs.
Shaw Industries to exit area rug business
Shaw Industries announced today that it is exiting the area rug business and will convert the current Ringgold rug facility into a new state-of-the-art luxury vinyl tile (LVT) manufacturing facility.
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