Tue., October 11, 2011 8:29am
One of northwest Georgia's largest carpet companies has announced that it will close a manufacturing facility in Dalton, known for decades as the nation's carpet capital. The Daily Citizen reports that the closing of Shaw's plant on Riverbend Drive will be in the next 60 days, resulting in 270 layoffs.
Thu., August 18, 2011 1:02pm
Executives of Dalton-based Shaw Industries say the carpet company is laying off employees at plants in the northwest Georgia cities of Ringgold and Eton. Shaw is one of the major employers in the Dalton area, where the economy depends heavily on firms that produce floor coverings. The Dalton area is known as the carpet capital of the world, but the industry has struggled in recent years.
Thu., October 29, 2009 12:48pm
One-third of the workforce laid off at the Shaw yarn plant in Tifton
Mon., September 14, 2009 7:56am
More than 300 jobs are coming to recession-battered northwest Georgia follo
Tue., September 8, 2009 6:26pm
Shaw Industries has announced it will close a Ringgold yarn plant in the co