Mohawk acquires Wayn-Tex

CALHOUN, Ga. — Mohawk Industries, Inc. has purchased Wayn-Tex, Inc., a manufacturer of carpet backing materials.

Jeff Lorberbaum, Mohawk chairman and CEO, said, "Wayn-Tex has been a major supplier of carpet backing to Mohawk. They have earned a reputation as a solid manufacturing organization for quality, service and value."

Wayn-Tex operates manufacturing facilities in Waynesboro and Hillsville, Va., and employs approximately 550 individuals.

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