BRK7 Posted March 2, 2019 Share Posted March 2, 2019 From North Carolina's "The Franking Press" From: Franklin Press, The (NC) Mar-01-2019 10:35 AM Shaw Industries, one of Macon County's most important employers, is in negotiations to be acquired. "I can confirm that we are in the process of working with a potential buyer," said Ashley Hyder, human resources manager at the Franklin facility. Shaw has been expanding its Franklin operation in recent years, adding a third shift in 2017. Shaw announced plans to increase the production capacity at the Franklin facility in November 2017 when the company decided to shift production away from a facility in Virginia. The original plan was for the Franklin plant to add 30 employees, but over the past two months that number has increased to roughly 40 new positions. Shaw Industries Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is one of the world's largest flooring producers with annual sales of more than $4 billion and about 22,300 employees worldwide The company is headquartered in Dalton, Georgia. https://www.etypeservices.com/Franklin%20PressID611/Default.aspx?PubID=3475 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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