Two flooring industry leaders have been ranked among the top training organizations in the country, according to Training magazine’s annual Top 100, which ranks companies’ commitment to and success with employer-sponsored training and development programs. Mohawk Industries was ranked in the 50th spot the 15th consecutive year. Shaw Industries also made the list for the 17th consecutive year. 

“We are honored once again to have been identified as the premier training organization in the flooring industry,” said Heather Hess, talent development manager, Mohawk. “During a challenging time, our training professionals have emphasized workplace safety and well-being while reinforcing core skills to deliver quality, value and service for our customers. With COVID precautions in place, our learning professionals quickly adapted classwork training to a virtual learning environment and found innovative solutions to continue in-person training that met learners’ needs in a safe environment.”

“I’m proud of our company’s continued investment in our people as our greatest competitive advantage, especially during uncertain times,” said Torrance Ford, vice president of talent management, Shaw Industries. “This recognition solidifies our dedication to attracting and retaining the best possible talent with a world-class associate experience that can skillfully adapt to ever-shifting market dynamics.”

A complete list of the 2021 Top 100 organizations is available at