DALTON—Shaw Industries announced it will close Plant 20, a carpet manufacturing facility located on Riverbend Drive here, in the very near future.
FOREST, VA.—Nydree Flooring is now offering contract manufacturing services at its Karthaus, Pa., factory for pre-finished or unfinished non-impregnated engineered wood flooring.
When Belgium-based IVC wanted to put a recognizable face on its U.S. operations, the company turned to industry veteran Paul Murfin, who had spent the last six years as vice president of sales and distribution for industry-leading Armstrong World Industries’ flooring operations. Murfin, who also had high- level stints at Beaulieu of America and former Midwest distributor Misco Shawnee, joins a company that is certainly in growth mode having just completed the construction of a $75 million plant in Dalton. FCNews editorial director and associate publisher Steven Feldman recently caught up with Murfin to talk about his decision to leave Armstrong and essentially trade volume for potential. Continue reading Executive Interview: Murfin looks to take IVC to the next level