Curt Schultze has joined Pharr Yarns as director of carpet yarn sales.

Schultze brings over 30 years of technical, manufacturing, sales and marketing experience to Pharr, having served the flooring industry through a long term career at both DuPont and Invista. He will be based out of Pharr’s offices in Dalton.

Russell Cooley, who has represented Pharr Yarns for over 31 years with over 45 years in the industry, has announced that he will retire later this year.

“We are excited to have Curt join the Pharr Yarns team," Rich Pattinson, President of Pharr’s carpet yard division. "This appointment underscores Pharr’s continued investment in people, assets and technology. We are committed to creating and delivering yarns that enable our customers to innovate their soft floor covering products. Later this year, Russell will transition to retirement and he will leave a strong legacy of integrity, reliability and high energy. We would like to congratulate him on a tremendous career and certainly wish both he and his wife Brenda all the best from the entire Pharr team."

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