The Dixie Group Completes Acquisition of Robertex
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dixie Group, Inc. (NAS: DXYN) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Robertex Associates, Inc. from Bob Rothman. Dixie has retained Mr. Rothman's services under a five-year contract. In commenting on the acquisition, Daniel K. Frierson, Dixie's Chairman and CEO, stated, "The acquisition allows Dixie to further extend its leadership position in servicing the wool markets with the addition of the Robertex and Carousel product lines. Further, we look forward to continued creative development of products and processes in our wool business with the addition of Bob Rothman as a member of the Dixie team."
The Dixie Group (www.thedixiegroup.com) is a leading marketer and manufacturer of carpet and rugs to higher-end residential and commercial customers through the Fabrica International, Masland Carpets, Dixie Home, and Masland Contract brands.
Robertex Associates, Inc., known for its "Carpet Artistry in Wool", is a producer of fine wool floorcovering products under its Robertex and Carousel brands.
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The Dixie Group, Inc.
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