Dalton,
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June
2016

Shaw Industries Selected as a Top Global Learning Organization

Company ranks 11th, making the list for sixth consecutive year

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Honored for the sixth consecutive year, Shaw is among the top learning organizations recognized for high performance, organizational culture, innovation and collaboration. The Learning! 100 are comprised of 60 corporate enterprises and 40 public sector organizations.

Shaw Industries Selected as a Top Global Learning Organization

Company ranks 11th , making the list for sixth consecutive year

Dalton, Ga. – June 10, 2016 – Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw), a leading floorcovering provider, ranked 11th on Elearning! Magazine’s 2016 Learning! 100.

Honored for the sixth consecutive year, Shaw is among the top learning organizations recognized for high performance, organizational culture, innovation and collaboration. The Learning! 100 are comprised of 60 corporate enterprises and 40 public sector organizations.

In 2015, Shaw delivered more than 1 million hours of training – an average of almost 50 hours per associate.

“Shaw invests millions of dollars in associate training annually. We are committed to providing skills training and professional development at every stage of an associate’s career to help them reach their full personal and professional potential,” notes Danny Crutchfield, Shaw director of corporate training. “We continually adapt content and delivery methods to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s workforce and foster a culture of innovation.”

In addition to the Learning! 100, Shaw’s education and training efforts have been recognized by Fortune Magazine, Forbes Magazine, and most recently Training Magazine, which honored Shaw for the 12 th consecutive year for excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs.

 

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About Shaw Industries

The world’s largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floorcovering provider, Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is a vertically integrated manufacturer that supplies carpethardwoodlaminateresilienttile & stone flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets worldwide. A wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with more than $4.8 billion (USD) in annual sales and more than 22,000 associates, Shaw is headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, with salespeople and/or offices located throughout the U.S., as well as Australia, Canada, Chile, China, India, Mexico, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit shawinc.com.

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