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Blog: First Day Wraps up at Atlanta Rug Market

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ATLANTA–The Atlanta Area Rug Market kicked off yesterday and manufacturers are using the market to debut new constructions, new price points and plenty of color. Mohawk Home brought new brands—and new looks for the company—to the show. It marked the official debut of its Bob Timberlake licensed line, which includes wool, nylon and SmartStrand rugs,More »

Bob Timberlake Teams Up with Mohawk

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SUGAR VALLEY, Ga.–Bob Timberlake, a realist artist known for his Americana style, has inked an agreement for a licensing collection with Mohawk Home. The initial five collections, which will debut this July at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market and the Las Vegas Market, will include a new construction for Mohawk Home: braided rugs. TheMore »

Mohawk’s Casteel Succeeds Kilbride

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CALHOUN, Ga.–Rocky Casteel has succeeded Bill Kilbride, who will retire at the end of June. Casteel began his career with American Rug Craftsmen in 1990. In 1996, he became vice president and general manager of the tufted rug division of a start-up company called American Weavers, a company that grew rapidly and was acquired by MohawkMore »

Blue – and More – on View in New York

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Blue was the hue on view at the recent New York Home Fashions Market, as this colorway—while always popular—has been on the rise in the home furnishings category. Other themes at market included shags and Americana. At Maples Industries, “colors like blue are doing extremely well,” said Arnie Stevens, vice president of sales. “All typesMore »

Mohawk Home Realigns Organization

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CALHOUN, Ga.–Mohawk Home has made changes to its organizational structure, naming Bart Hill senior vice president of product management for both domestic and global production in all product categories, including area rugs, bath rugs and floor mats, and Randy Gardner senior vice president of all sales, domestic and global. Both report to Rocky Casteel, whoMore »

Mohawk Home Names Casteel to COO

Rocky Casteel

CALHOUN, Ga.—Rocky Casteel has been named to the newly created position of chief operating officer at Mohawk Home, where in addition  to his responsibilities for product management and manufacturing, he will now also oversee sales (mass retail, specialty retail, international and ecommerce) and global trade. He reports to Bill Kilbride, divisional president. Casteel has beenMore »

Chris Madden Relaunches Textiles Line with Idea Nuova Global

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NEW YORK-Chris Madden Inc. is partnering with Idea Nuova Global on a line of textiles that will mark the designer’s re-emergence in this category. The new collection will consist of bedding, window treatments, throws and decorative pillows. It will make its first appearance at next month’s New York Home Fashions Market. Madden had previously offeredMore »

HFPA Issues Standard for Bath Rugs

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NEW YORK-The Home Fashion Products Association has released a national standard for residential bath rugs. The new standard—which resulted from the collective efforts of HFPA members Mohawk Home, Shaw, Springs Global and Welspun—identifies important product attributes and sets “reasonable levels of quality for residential bath rugs,” according to the foreword of the standard. It includesMore »