Mohawk Industries

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk's vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Bigelow, Daltile, Durkan, Karastan, Lees, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Unilin and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world's largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia and the United States.

Top 250 Design Survey 2007 - October 2007

By Darius Helm This year’s survey leaves little doubt that the commercial market has remained stronger and more diversified than ever for a third year in a row. But for the first time in...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/top-250-design-survey-2007--october-2007

Ceramic Tile Report - April 2013

By Jessica Chevalier   Ceramic tile was the fastest growing product category in 2012, according to estimates by Market Insights, LLC. The category grew by 6.5%; hardwood, the next fastest gro...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/ceramic-tile-report--april-2013

Mohawk Launches FloorCare Essentials Network

Adairsville, GA, July 25, 2007--Mohawk Industries has a vested interest in proper floor care. So do 35,000 retailers.  And according to Mohawk executives, this interest goes way beyond the things...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawk-launches-floorcare-essentials-networ...

Mohawk to Acquire Unilin

Calhoun, GA, July 5--Mohawk Industries announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Unilin Holding NV, a leading manufacturer and marketer of laminate flooring products based i...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawk-to-acquire-unilin

Top 250 Design Survey 2006 - October 2006

By Maurie Welsh O'Neill When times are good, people don’t complain as much as they do when times are bad. The nation’s Top 250 designers are certainly more content this year than t...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/top-250-design-survey-2006--october-2006

Mohawk's “Mega Millions Payout” Offers Big Rew

Dalton, GA, June 23--Feeling lucky? You should, with the latest Mohawk Rewards Plus promotion. “Mega Million Payout,” which runs July 12-August 20, lets retail salespeople receive Mohawk Rewards Pl...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawk39s-mega-millions-payout-offers-big-r...

Mohawk Launches Promotion

Dalton, GA, May 11--The Wheel Of Fortune is spinning your way, with a new Mohawk Rewards Plus promotion. “Take A Spin,” which runs May 3 through June 11, lets retail salespeople earn Mohawk Rewards...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawk-launches-promotion

Surfaces Preview: A brief look at what's in store at this year's Surfaces show - Jan 2017

By Darius Helm The Surfaces show, held as part of The International Surface Event (TISE) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas from January 18 to 20, is the biggest residential flooring ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-preview-a-brief-look-at-whats-in-s...

New Facility Producing Mohawk Sorona Ingredient

Loudon, TN, June 8, 2007--Mohawk Industries, Inc. enhances corporate sound environmental practices as a new DuPont Tate & Lyle plant that operating near the majestic Appalachians will produce a ke...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/new-facility-producing-mohawk-sorona-ingred...

Sustainability: Market Update - Aug/Sep 2013

By Darius Helm   It’s likely that 2013 will turn out to be a pivotal year in the development of sustainable manufacturing and the greening of the built environment. But even though sign...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/sustainability-market-update--augsep-2013

Mohawk's Bill Kilbride: Focus on Leadership

Interview by Kemp Harr   Bill Kilbride grew up in Long Island but moved south to attend Tennessee Wesleyan College, which he chose at that stage in his life for its access to the outdoors, li...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawks-bill-kilbride-focus-on-leadership

Mohawk Anniversary Month in October

Dalton, GA, September 19, 2006--Mohawk’s consumer advertising campaign is making more than 1.2 billion impressions this year. So Mohawk decided to leverage the success of this program in planning for ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawk-anniversary-month-in-october

Mohawk Completes Unilin Acquisition

Calhoun, GA, October 31, 2005--Mohawk Industries, Inc. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Unilin Holding NV, a leading manufacturer and marketer of laminate flooring products bas...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawk-completes-unilin-acquisition

Laminate Update 2009 - August/September 2009

Despite growing evidence of renewed activity in the housing market in some parts of the country, as well as signs that growing numbers of homeowners are considering remodeling projects over the next y...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/laminate-update-2009--augustseptember-2009

Laminate Update - Aug/Sep 2012

  By Brian Hamilton   Laminate flooring and the U.S. laminate market in general have come a long way since the category was first exported to the U.S. in 1994 under the brand name Pergo. ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/laminate-update--augsep-2012

Carpet One Revamps Lees Brand

Manchester, NH, October 10, 2006--Carpet One Floor & Home recently announced plans to update and improve their oldest and most successful carpet brand, LEES For Living, at their summer convention this...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/carpet-one-revamps-lees-brand

Pergo Disputes Classen's Claims Regarding Patent Dispute

Wielsbeke, BE, April 27, 2017—On March 23, 2017, the first instance court in Dusseldorf, Germany, handed down two decisions in a legal dispute involving Pergo and Classen, relating to both parti...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/pergo-disputes-classens-claims-regarding-pa...

Laminate Update 2008 - August/September 2008

By Brian Hamilton Today’s laminates are better looking than ever and many have outstanding performance characteristics comparable to more expensive hard surfaces. Manufacturers have gotten more...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/laminate-update-2008--augustseptember-2008

Pergo Claims Faus Action is Without Merit

Trelleborg, Sweden, August 19--Pergo said today that it has been informed that the Faus Group has filed an action for patent infringement in Georgia, USA. The company said it has not yet been served w...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/pergo-claims-faus-action-is-without-merit

FloorScapes Goals: Opening Opportunities

Phoenix, AZ, December 4, 2007--It’s called “Continuous Concept Renewal,” and it’s a core principle behind Mohawk Floorscapes. Mohawk Floorscapes is rolling out a series of new...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/floorscapes-goals-opening-opportunities

Laminate Update 2010 - August/September 2010

By Jessica Chevalier Despite the concern that the laminate industry would see significant loss in 2010, the year is bringing an uptick in marketshare for the category. In 2008, laminates accounted fo...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/laminate-update-2010--augustseptember-2010

Mohawk Sets Dates for 3rd Annual Mohawk Anniversar

Dalton, GA, September 12, 2005--This year, Mohawk Anniversary Month promises to be the biggest ever. From October 2 through November 5, Mohawk Floorscapes, Mohawk ColorCenter and Mohawk Floorz dea...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawk-sets-dates-for-3rd-annual-mohawk-ann...

Mohawk To Acquire Marazzi for $1.5 Billion

Calhoun, GA, Dec. 20, 2012 -- Mohawk Industries said it will acquire Italian tile maker Marazzi Group for $1.5 billion in cash and equity.Following the acquisition, Mohawk would be the worldwide leadi...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawk-to-acquire-marazzi-for-15-billion

Moody's Confirms Mohawk's Long Term Debt R

New York, NY, Nov. 13--Moody's Investors Service confirmed the Baa2 long term debt rating of Mohawk Industries, Inc. with a stable outlook following the announcement the company had completed its ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/moody39s-confirms-mohawk39s-long-term-debt-...

Mohawk Discusses Environmental Initiatives

Calhoun, GA, December 21, 2006--Two decades ago Megatrends identified 10 trends that were expected to change society. The recently published Megatrends 2010 outlines issues that will impact our lives ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawk-discusses-environmental-initiatives

Strategic Exchange - January 2013

By Kemp Harr   With the pending acquisition of Marazzi, there’s no denying that Mohawk, which was already the world’s largest flooring manufacturer with annual revenue of $5.6 bil...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/strategic-exchange--january-2013

Mohawk's new head of marketing discusses strategic marketing: Focus on Leadership - Jan 2017

Interview by Kemp Harr This past September, Karen Mendelsohn stepped out of retirement to take the reins on Mohawk’s marketing efforts. Having spent nearly 30 years, combined, in the building p...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/mohawks-new-head-of-marketing-discusses-str...

NeoCon 2011 - July 2011

By Darius Helm, Anne Harr, Frank O'Neill & Maurie Welsh O'Neill   This year’s NeoCon took place in an atmosphere of one part enthusiasm and one part anticipation, enthusiasm because t...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/neocon-2011--july-2011

Strategic Exchange - November 2012

By Kemp Harr   Mohawk took another big step toward maintaining its edge as the largest flooring company in world when it chose to buy Pergo, the global leader in laminate flooring.But isn&rsq...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/strategic-exchange--november-2012

Prints & Paints Named Mohawk ColorCenter Dealer of

Dalton, GA, March 9--Mohawk Industries has selected Prints and Paints Floor Covering Company, Galion, OH, as its Mohawk ColorCenter Dealer of the Year for 2004. The retailer was selected from Moh...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/prints--paints-named-mohawk-colorcenter-dea...