Dalton Carpet Outlets

Dalton Georgia hosts several of world's leading carpet producers. In fact, Dalton Georgia is where 70% of all the carpets in the world are manufactured. In fact, for many consumers, Dalton carpets represent the word "carpet" itself. Every year, floor consumers travel to the city to tour the numerous discount outlets, textile mills and manufacturing facilities.

It was in Dalton that the first hand-tufted cotton bedspreads were made. By the 1950s, the town's reputation for producing these style of bedspreads had given way to the fast growing carpet industry. Dalton was to lead the way in manufacturing carpets. With the introduction of new synthetic fibers, production methods and facilities, the area has carpet mills and carpet outlets springing up everywhere. By the 1970's, carpets had overtaken linoleum as the preferred form of floor covering.

Shipments of Carpet and Rugs:
1998 to 2003 (millions of dollars)

Year

Rugs, carpets, carpeting

Woven carpet and rugs

Tufted Carpets & Rugs

Other Carpet & Rugs

2003

12,091

581.7

11,106

403.6

2002

12,079

608.8

11,077

394.0

2001

12,175

645.6

11,105

425.2

2000

11,983

464.5

10,996

522.3

1999

11,690

450.3

10,692

548.3

1998

11,063

425.6

10,107

530.4

Courtesy US Census (http://www.census.gov/industry)

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