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Shaw Industries to acquire USFloors

shaw_corporate_logo_2015_highresDalton, Ga.—Shaw has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase USFloors, which expands and complements Shaw’s position as a leader in the luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and hard surface markets. USFloors is a leading innovator and marketer of wood-plastic composite (WPC) flooring in the LVT category, as well as cork, bamboo and hardwood products. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter, after customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

“We are excited to welcome Piet Dossche and the USFloors team to Shaw Industries,” stated Vance Bell, chairman and CEO. “Our companies share similar values and focus on innovation, style and design and sustainability leadership. Combining USFloors, the fastest growing company in the fastest growing segment of the flooring business, with Shaw’s LVT position creates a significant opportunity for the combined companies.”

Piet Dossche, CEO of USFloors, also commented, “We are proud and enthusiastic to become part of Shaw Industries and join this team of high quality and dedicated people. Backed by Shaw’s superior service and operational excellence we will be able to expand our leadership position in the WPC segment even faster and solidify our COREtec brand as the global benchmark for this new flooring category.”