Superior Yarn Technologies & Mattel Carpet & Rug
Thomas Industries, LLC, a company sponsored by JD Ford Holdings Co., LLC, together with co-investors lead by FR Private Equities, LLC, and Mr. Jerry Thomas, CEO of the Mattel Group have completed the acquisition of the assets of Superior Yarn Technologies, LLC and Mattel Carpet & Rug, Inc.
Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, the “Carpet Capital of the World,” Superior Yarn Technologies is a leading manufacturer of solution dyed nylon, and other synthetic yarns, as well as staple fibers and geotextiles. Superior currently has the ability to annually produce over 70 million pounds of solution dyed yarn, which is a primary component in the tufting of carpets and rugs.
Mattel Carpet & Rug is a leading manufacturer of broadloom carpet for a variety of niche markets, including automotive aftermarket products, walk-off mats and multi-family housing. Mattel also develops innovative products based on its branded solution dyed yarns.
The Templeton Carpet Mills division of Mattel is a premier supplier of carpet to the hospitality industry, with prestigious clients throughout the United States.