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Engineered Floors

Engineered Floors

More than 2,000 New Jobs
$450 million capital investment
Advanced manufacturing - carpet
Dalton and Chatsworth, Georgia


On May 1, Engineered Floors announced plans to expanding its presence in northwest Georgia. The carpet maker is building a 2 million-square-foot manufacturing and distribution facility in Dalton and a manufacturing facility in Chatsworth, adding more than 2,000 new jobs to the company's current 1,400-person workforce and bringing $450 million in capital investment to the region.

"The story of Engineered Floors is the story of a Georgia-grown company's continued commitment to, and investment in, northwest Georgia," said Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. "Georgia provides the business environment, workforce training and unparalleled logistics infrastructure to fuel growth for the floor-covering industry, which has been a cornerstone of the state's economy."

Based in Dalton, Engineered Floors LLC is a privately held carpet producer founded by Robert E. Shaw in 2009. The company produces stain-resistant and colorfast PureColor next-generation solution dyed polyester fiber with SoilShielf for residential replacement and multifamily housing carpeting. The company acquired carpet maker Dream Weaver Carpet Industries, Inc. in 2011. Dream Weaver specializes in quality residential replacement carpets and can be found in floor covering specialty retailers nationwide. To learn more visit,

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Georgia Dept. of Economic Development
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