Thu., May 9, 2013 10:00am
State officials say a Georgia-based carpet manufacturing company could get state incentives worth more than $100 million. Calhoun-based Engineered Floors will open two facilities in the northwestern part of the state, creating about 2,400 jobs over the coming years, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced last week.
Thu., May 2, 2013 4:23pm
A budding housing recovery is behind a Dalton carpet-maker’s plans to create 2,000 new jobs. Industry experts say more job announcements could follow.
Wed., November 28, 2012 5:17pm
Rents are beginning to rise in Atlanta, and job growth is picking up. Experts say that means the city’s housing market is slowly beginning to recover. And that will impact the wider Georgia economy.
Wed., May 23, 2012 2:13pm
A company that turns plastic bottles and containers into carpet fiber plans to expand in northwest Georgia, adding about 500 jobs in Summerville over five years.
Wed., February 23, 2011 3:55pm
Georgia exports rose to an all-time high of $28 billion last year. The US Census recently released information about the value of the nation's international trade. The numbers show Georgia's top exports are wood pulp, poultry, kaolin and carpet. Top destinations are Brazil, Mexico and China.
Tue., September 8, 2009 6:26pm
Shaw Industries has announced it will close a Ringgold yarn plant in the co