Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Mohawk Industries to expand with $60 mn investment
Mohawk Industries to expand with $60 mn investment
29
May '10
Mohawk Industries Inc. will carry out $60 million expansion in Marlboro County by generating a number of additional positions in the next two years, revealed a press release from the S.C. Department of Commerce.

The company is a flooring supplier, which supplies a range of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl to both residences and offices. It markets its products under the Mohawk, Karastan, Ralph Lauren, Lees, Bigelow, Dal-Tile, American Olean, Unilin and Quick Step, brands.

The Vice President of yarn and extrusion production for Mohawk Industries, Larry Perugini, expressed satisfaction over outputs of the Oak River North Extrusion and Yarn operations. He also appreciated the good work and dedication of the people at the facility, citing them as key contributors of the company's success.

It will expand the facility by adding 87,500 square feet of production space and setting up yarn conversion equipment. The Georgia-based rug and carpet producer previously expanded its Oak River North facility, in the year 2008, employing over 400 people. In the year 2006, it had launched state-of-the-art extrusion and yarn mills in Bennettsville.

Mohawk Industries Inc. employs 650 people at its original mill, the Oak River Site. The development completion of the Oak River North Site, in the year 2006, was the first stage of potential expansion, which could employ more than 300 workers.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

'Requirement of polyester filament yarn is increasing'

Textiles | On 19th Jun 2018

'Requirement of polyester filament yarn is increasing'

The requirement of polyester filament yarn (PFY) is increasing as it...

Courtesy: SAC

Textiles | On 19th Jun 2018

SAC to release pilot of Higg Facility Social Labour Module

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) will release this year a...

Courtesy: Ebay

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Jun 2018

eBay partners with Noon for e-commerce sales in Middle East

Noon, the $1 billion e-commerce venture backed by Dubai businessman...

Interviews View All

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Mohammad Mamun Ar Rashid
UL VS Bangladesh Ltd

Productivity, creativity and innovation play a vital role in the growth of ...

Kamlesh Vaghela
RK Textiles

Very few machinery manufacturers have R&D units

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Akshat Chaudhary

Aizome, Asia's first Fairtrade denim brand, is all set to launch next...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


June 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search