ROCHESTER, N.Y.--Element K, a provider of corporate e-learning solutions for information technology and business skills training, recently signed an agreement to provide its e-Learning software to Shaw Industries.

Shaw Industries is the first company in the carpet and flooring industry to deploy a wide-scale e-Learning program. The company will use Element K's e-Learning solution to provide training, particularly in business and technology skills, to its divisions and to all employees requiring computer application training.

The agreement includes Element K's learning management system (LMS) and access to Element K's Office Productivity library. Element K's LMS will provide Shaw with the opportunity to integrate proprietary content as needed in the future.

Shaw Industries processes nearly 30,000 employees in manufacturing plants and distribution centers in six states and 20 metropolitan areas.