Shaw Industries is a flooring manufacturer headquartered in Dalton, Georgia. It agreed to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway in 2000. As of 2006, it employed 32,000 people in the USA and Canada. It is considered the largest broadloom carpet maker in the world. Shaw Industries is not related to The Shaw Group, a publicly-traded company in Baton Rouge, LA.
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