DALTON, Ga. (AP) - A carpet manufacturing company is planning to invest $100 million in its northwest Georgia facility and create 175 new jobs. Shaw Industries Group is planning to streamline its distribution network and expand its facility.
The company recently announced plans to build a carpet tile manufacturing plant in Adairsville, which was damaged in a tornado earlier this year. The company is planning a 535,000 square foot expansion of its warehouse space in Dalton and construction is expected to begin this fall. Shaw plans to hire new employees beginning next month.