Founded by Clarence Shaw and John McCarty
After the death of his father and founder Clarence Shaw
Founded by Robert and his brother Bud Shaw in Dalton, GA
Philadelphia Carpet Co. was established in 1958
Philadelphia Carpet Co. and Shaw-owned companies merged with Bud Shaw as president.
Producer of fine-gauge carpet yarns
This was a result of restructured sales operations, sales were up 45% in 1982 and 80% by 1985
Carpet Fiber plants
This was the #2 US publicly held carpet maker
Capital Carpet Industries and Invicta Group Industries
Kosset Carpets and Abingdon Carpets
Joint venture with Terza, S.A. de C.V.
Purchased UK maker Coats Viyella and stakes in Mexican maker Tapetes Luxor and Santa Rosa
Purchased carpet retailers Bell-Mann, Bode Flooring, Carpetland USA, Doster Floor Covering, New York Carpet World. Sold 2 years later to Maxim Group (now Flooring America).
She was previously the owner of Queen Carpet.
sold to New Zealand based Feltex Carpets Ltd.
"the company bought about a half dozen yarn, tufting, dyeing, finishing, carpet recycling, needlebond, and distribution facilities"
Including the Zeftron and Anso brand names.
Robert Shaw retires
Joint venture between Shaw and DAK Americas, this will recycle about 5 billion post consumer PET products.