Commenting on the proposed deal, Mohawk chairman and CEO Jeff Lorberbaum said, "Propex has been a major supplier of secondary carpet backing to Mohawk. They have earned a reputation as a solid manufacturing organization for quality, service and value. We look forward to welcoming their employees into the Mohawk family and becoming a part of these communities."
Mohawk buys Propex carpet backing plant
Mohawk Industries said it has agreed to purchase a Propex Fabrics Inc. plant in Roanoke, Ala. that produces secondary carpet backing. The facility employs approximately 470 staff members.