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Shaw carpeting, a front runner in the
world of carpets

Shaw carpeting, a front runner in the world of carpets

SHAW INDUSTRIES was founded by Julius Clarence Shaw in the year 1946 as star dye company which produced bedspreads and rugs. The history of a great carpet company started with the acquiring of a holding company called Philadelphia Carpet Company which was founded in 1846. The holding company brought star finishing company to the fold and also marking its first move in to the carpet business.

Since then the shaw carpeting has never looked back with its range of producing carpets. Currently with the leadership of Vance bell, the CEO of the company and the president Randy merritt has annual sale of five billion and over 20,000 employees. It is the largest producer of carpets in the world.


Shaw carpets are a brand in carpeting with a history that goes very long back. Shaw industry has brought many internationally acclaimed carpet industries such as queen’s carpets, Dixie group and many more under its wing. If you are thinking of purchasing carpets, here are some of the reasons why you should consider Shaw carpets.

 Provides all the four basics types of carpets.

Basically there are four types of carpets based on fibre.

  • Nylon,
  • Polyester
  • PTT
  • Polypropylene

Nylon is the most durable, flexible and most commonly used fibre in carpeting. Nylon carpets are actually not strain resistant but Shaw carpeting provides stain resistant and environment friendly nylon carpets. Shaw carpets provide cradle to cradle silver certification to carpets meaning that they provide non-hazardous, water efficient and environmentally safe carpets. Polyester made carpets are stainless and provide exceptional softness and colour but they are not as strong and durable as that of nylon and Shaw carpeting is so advanced that they provide considerably strong and durable Polyester carpets. Shaw was the first company to introduce BCF PTT (Corterra) residential carpet which is a kind of PTT fibre in the United States in 2001.

Carpets at very low prices

One of the reasons for the Shaw carpets growth lies in the fact that they provide carpets at low prices with great quality. Shaw carpets are available even in local stores.

Exceptional warranties

You may not believe this but Shaw carpets are provided with warranties up to 20 years.

Interactive technical support.

Shaw Company provides a very interactive technical support if the consumer encounter any problems with the products.

Shaw industries are the pioneers in the carpeting world. With the advanced technology, creative employees and effective leadership, it is no wonder they rule the carpeting business.