Karastan Airs on Made in America

Dalton, GA, July 23,  2007—Made in America, a Travel Channel television feature that honors American inventors and manufacturers, recently broadcasted a segment on U.S. carpet and rug manufacturer—Karastan.


Host John Ratzenberger, took viewers on a tour of the company’s manufacturing facility in Eden, North Carolina while sharing the story of Karastan’s incredible history. Karastan’s journey from the invention of its patented Axminster looms in 1928 to the continued innovations of today’s carpet and rug styles were detailed as viewers watched the making of a Karastan rug. Ratzenberger also highlighted the story of Karastan broadloom and recognized the 600 Americans who proudly make Karastan carpets and rugs in the Eden facility.


“Karastan’s recognition on Made in America is an honor that speaks highly of our innovative history,” says Connie Berry, director of marketing for Karastan Broadloom.  “We are proud of our past and the roots we’ve established as a leading U.S. carpet and rug manufacturer.  Moving ahead, we continue to take Karastan in bold directions, utilizing new techniques to create floor coverings in new colors, new styles and new fibers that our retailers can sell with pride.”


The rich history of Karastan’s journey is featured on karastan.com, along with a special section on revolutionary styles, like SisalWool, that have changed the course of the floor covering industry. 

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