Mannington Mills, Inc. announced that it has acquired Georgia Carpet Finishers, Inc., the Chatsworth, Georgia-based supplier of carpet backing to the residential, hospitality, and turf industries as well as high density polyurethane cushions. 

“Bringing Georgia Carpet Finishers into the Mannington family makes sense for us and our long-term business strategy, and it is in line with Mannington’s values which include 'Control Our Own Destiny,' said Russell Grizzle, president and CEO, Mannington Mills, Inc. “In addition, we have a long-term vendor relationship, so we already know it’s a good fit for both companies. We look forward to leveraging our combined strengths to grow the business.” 

“This acquisition is an exciting next step in the history of Georgia Carpet Finishers,” said Dwight Hefner, president, Georgia Carpet Finishers, Inc. “Over the years, our relationship with Mannington has grown and we know both organizations will benefit from this acquisition. As we open this new chapter we owe a word of gratitude to our long time, existing customers and we look forward to continuing those relationships, ‘business as usual’.” 

Georgia Carpet Finishers, Inc. will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Mannington Mills, Inc., and will operate independently. The company employs approximately 150 associates. Hefner will remain president of Georgia Carpet Finishers and will report to Grizzle. 

No terms of the transaction were disclosed.