CARPET GIANT SHAW INDUSTRIES IS MOVING JOBS FROM CALHOUN TO RINGGOLD… IN A SHIFT OF ITS "SHAW LIVING" RUG DIVISION.
   

THE COMPANY SAYS ALL EQUIPMENT FOR IT’S RUG PRODUCTION WILL BE MOVED TO THE RINGGOLD PLANT OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS.  SHAW SAID THAT CONSOLIDATING THE OPERATION WILL BE A BENEFIT… IMPROVING CUSTOMER SERVICE AND PRODUCTION EFFICIENCY.
   

INDUSTRY INSIDERS SAY THE RUG MARKET IS A 2.2-BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY… AND SHAW IS A "MAJOR PLAYER".