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    Mohawk recognized for reducing its environmental impact

Mohawk recognized for reducing its environmental impact

Calhoun, Ga.—For the eighth consecutive year, Mohawk Industries has earned recognition as one of Newsweek’s 500 greenest companies in the United States. The company ranked 265 in the 2017 Green Ranking program, which uses key indicators to measure environmental performance of large publicly traded companies that are delivering solid business results while minimizing their environmental impact. The rankings focus heavily on how efficiently businesses manage resources, which is a critical

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Lorberbaum named to WFCA Hall of Fame

Dalton, Ga.—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) has named Jeffrey S. Lorberbaum, chairman and CEO of Mohawk Industries, to the organization’s Hall of Fame. Lorberbaum is the 47th inductee since the Hall of Fame was established in 1992. He will be joining a distinguished list of industry pioneers and leaders, including his parents, Shirley and Alan, who founded Aladdin Mills. Lorberbaum will be honored during a ceremony at The International

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    Mohawk honored by Training Magazine for 12th consecutive year

Mohawk honored by Training Magazine for 12th consecutive year

Calhoun, Ga.–For the 12th consecutive year, Mohawk Industries has earned a spot in the 2018 edition of Training magazine’s annual Top 125 rankings, the training industry’s premier awards program. Mohawk was recognized for outstanding training and development programs that help employees expand their skills and inspire their ambitions. Mohawk has placed in Training’s top 10 on four occasions and is the only manufacturing company to repeatedly achieve such prestigious positions

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    Mohawk sustainability VP opens Greenbuild Plenary

Mohawk sustainability VP opens Greenbuild Plenary

  Calhoun, Ga.—George Bandy, vice president of sustainability for Mohawk Industries, heralded in the Greenbuild Plenary last week as the special session’s opening speaker. Bandy brought energy and inspiration to the main stage of the Boston Convention & Exposition Center, as he offered words on the compelling and unifying nature of the green building movement and talked about Mohawk’s own strides in sustainability. “When we are here we are ‘all

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    Mohawk employees go above and beyond

Mohawk employees go above and beyond

October 23/30, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 10 By Lindsay Baillie   Over a month has passed since hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastatingly tore through Houston and parts of Florida, respectively. It is often said that natural disasters such as these bring entire communities together. People spring into action, sometimes forgetting about their own troubles to help those in greater need. Mohawk Industries employees Jannelle Wilson, operating manager in Houston, and

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Mohawk Industries raises over $90,000 for Habitat for Humanity of Gordon County

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries is committed to bringing comfort, fashion and durability to homes across the world. Thanks to the generosity and dedication of many Mohawk volunteers, a deserving Gordon County family will soon enjoy a new home all their own. On Sept. 18, Mohawk’s finance and logistics teams hosted the company’s annual Habitat for Humanity charity golf tournament, which, combined with a generous Mohawk donation, will help a family in

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    Mohawk Industries’ family of brands unites for hurricane relief

Mohawk Industries’ family of brands unites for hurricane relief

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries is taking action to serve the communities impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Across the company, associates are banding together to help by collecting supplies, transporting water, donating financially and developing platforms to provide further assistance. “Mohawk’s efforts to help in times of need are at the core of the company culture,” said Brian Carson, president of Mohawk Flooring North America. “We care deeply about the communities

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    Mohawk makes the finish line at Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Mohawk makes the finish line at Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries, an official supplier of the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship, will be supporting some of the world’s most elite athletes as they gather Sept. 9–10 in Chattanooga, Tenn., for the competition of their lives. More than 4,500 athletes representing more than 90 countries, regions and territories and ranging in age groups spanning 18 to 89 will participate in the world-famous long-distance triathlon. Mohawk Group’s Spectrum V30 commercial

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    Mohawk becomes ‘school crasher’ in makeover program

Mohawk becomes ‘school crasher’ in makeover program

Calhoun, Ga.—This summer, Mohawk Industries partnered with Georgia United Credit Union to “crash” four schools and give them makeovers. The School Crashers program offers local schools the opportunity to apply for a facility makeover. The goal of the program is to bring communities together to support local schools. “At Mohawk Group, we believe in better,” said Kevin Wildes, vice president of marketing for Mohawk Group, the commercial division of Mohawk

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Mohawk Industries soars on Forbes’ America’s Best Employers of 2017 list

Calhoun, Ga.—For the second consecutive year, Mohawk Industries has been named to Forbes’ elite list of America’s Best Large Employers. The company climbed an impressive 82 spots in the magazine’s annual ranking. This year, Mohawk placed 106 among companies that employ at least 5,000 people. Mohawk rose substantially from its 2016 ranking of 188 on the Forbes list. The company is the only flooring manufacturer on the 2017 list, the second

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    Beaulieu America continues to execute long-term strategic plan

Beaulieu America continues to execute long-term strategic plan

Dalton, Ga.—Beaulieu Group, a leading family owned business within the flooring industry, continues its long-term strategic plan to streamline its product portfolio and manufacturing network to emphasize growth and profitability. Today the company announced the sale of its Bridgeport Fibers Plant in Bridgeport, Ala., to Mohawk Industries, based in Calhoun, Ga. In January Beaulieu announced that it would be closing the Bridgeport plant by March 31, 2017 as the beginning

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    HomeAid America receives Mohawk Industries grant

HomeAid America receives Mohawk Industries grant

Newport Beach, Calif.—HomeAid America, a nonprofit that provides housing to organizations helping the homeless throughout the country, has been selected to receive a $50,000 donation from Mohawk Industries. HomeAid America was awarded a grant to oversee its programs, which build housing and other facilities for homelessness service providers and undertake community outreach activities to provide facility renovation or operational assistance for the programs of these service providers. Karen Mendelsohn, senior

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    Lorberbaum presented with Leonardo International Prize by Italy’s president

Lorberbaum presented with Leonardo International Prize by Italy’s president

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries’ chairman and chief executive officer Jeff Lorberbaum was awarded the 2017 Leonardo International Prize by Italian President Sergio Mattarella during a March 2 ceremony at Rome’s historic Quirinal Palace. Bestowed each year by Italy’s Leonardo Committee, the Leonardo International Prize spotlights individuals who have distinguished themselves by facilitating cultural and business partnerships between their native countries and Italy. “I am honored to receive this award on behalf

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    IVC US names David Sheehan SVP of product management

IVC US names David Sheehan SVP of product management

Dalton—IVC US, a division of Mohawk Industries, and Mohawk Resilient updated the company’s resilient product team today. David Sheehan will now serve as the senior vice president of product management. “David brings more than 24 years of talent and experience in sales and marketing, with strengths in product management and strategic planning,” said Paul Murfin, president of IVC US and Mohawk Resilient. “In his new role, David will lead product

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    Mohawk names Karen Mendelsohn to executive marketing post

Mohawk names Karen Mendelsohn to executive marketing post

Calhoun, Ga.–Marketing strategist Karen Mendelsohn has been named senior vice president of marketing at Mohawk Industries. In this position, Mendelsohn will be responsible for the overall creation and implementation of marketing strategies to drive dynamic new growth across Mohawk’s North America Flooring businesses. Mendelsohn steps into her role as chief marketing leader of Mohawk North America Flooring with a wealth of experience in corporate and operations planning, brand development and

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Haines to exit Bravo Group

Glen Burnie, Md.—Haines has made the decision to exit the Bravo Services group effective April 1, 2018. After a long relationship with Bravo, the decision to end membership in the

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‘Locally-stocked’ program aims to help increase buying group dealers sales

Dallas—Daltile, Marazzi, and American Olean are offering buying group dealers the ultimate in timely product availability through innovative “locally-stocked” programs nationwide. “Traditionally, flooring retailers are used to tile orders being

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