published Monday, November 5th, 2012

Dixie acquires Calhoun, Ga., facility

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    Dan Frierson, chairman of The Dixie Group, Inc.
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The Dixie Group Inc. today announced it has acquired the Colormaster carpet dyeing facility in Calhoun, Ga., from Lineage PCR Inc.

Jon Faulkner, Dixie’s chief financial officer, said the 200,000-square-foot facility will be folded into Dixie’s operations. The plant employs about 60 people, he said, and it will focus on supporting Dixie’s residential side of its operations.

Faulkner declined to reveal the cost of the plant.

Chattanooga-based Dixie is a marketer and manufacturer of carpet and rugs to higher-end residential and commercial customers through the Fabrica International, Masland Carpets, Dixie Home, Masland Contract and Whitespace brands.

about Mike Pare...

Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...

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