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The Woven Story

When you choose woven carpet, you chose the most time-honored form of carpet making in the history of the world. Smart cost- and environmentally-conscious specifiers are putting the legendary durability of woven carpeting to work today.

Woven construction is inherently stronger than any other fabrication. It brings you a 21-year lifecycle—up to three times longer than tufted carpet. That means your investment stretches over 21 years, rather than 7, offering a significant cost savings. It's cost savings you can feel good about. Woven carpet saves the environment, using less nylon in its construction, and performing 300% longer than other carpet constructions before needing to be replaced. That means less energy needed to make replacement carpet, less energy needed to haul it and exchange it. It means less carpet in our landfills. Woven carpet is as durable as it is beautiful, and Mohawk is America's oldest carpet weaver, operating the world's largest weaving plant and offering the broadest array of weaving types.

The Mohawk Group is proud that the construction of our woven products has less impact on the environment. Because the fibers interlace, fewer raw materials are used, such as latex and secondary backings. This also reduces the amount of energy used in manufacturing our wovens. In addition to our high-performance nylon fibers, the Mohawk Group also offers natural fibers such as wool. Since these products last longer, there is less carpet to dispose over time. In addition, all of our woven carpets qualify for the Mohawk Group's carpet recycling program, ReCover. All Mohawk Group carpet can be processed into raw material for other products. Affiliated reclamation programs have helped keep millions of pounds of used carpet out of landfills, thus reducing the impact on our environment.

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The Mohawk Group

Our woven commercial carpets are specified for their timeless appeal, exceptional color quality and unique pattern variations.