Industry Icon Reginald Burnett Dies

Dalton, GA, Nov. 13, 2013 -- Reginald (Reg) Burnett, age 79, formerly with RBI International Carpet Consultants, died November 11.

He established RBI International in 1967 and was managing president until his retirement in 2002.

Burnett produced the “Industry Profile” book, a guide to the entire industry, showing plant locations, capabilities, products, trade names, etc.

He served on the board of the American Floorcovering Alliance and was an active adviser for the FloorTek trade show.