Dalton, GA, August 29, 2013--Shaw Industries will build a new facility in Bartow County to manufacture modular carpet tiles.
The company is expected to make an $85 million investment in Georgia and create 500 new jobs.
Shaw plans to build and equip 600,000 to
700,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space. The plant will be
built on 117.6 acres located near the intersection of Highway 140 and Hall
Station Road. Construction will begin in 2014.
As Bartow County’s largest employer, Shaw
currently operates six facilities in the county, including another carpet tile
manufacturing facility located in Cartersville.
Shaw employs approximately 15,000 associates in
its operations throughout Georgia.