China's laminate, wood and LVT maker Creative Flooring Solutions (CFL) will create 300 jobs and invest more than $70 million in a new manufacturing facility in Calhoun, Georgia.
“The CFL factory and showrooms in Calhoun will drastically increase convenience of working with our partners and distributors,” said Tom Van Poyer, CFL owner and CEO. “Being able to supply products produced in the United States will allow us not only to sustain our leadership position in product design and product innovation but also create a platform allowing second-to-none service through reduced delivery times.”
CFL will locate to a newly constructed 252,000-square-foot facility in Calhoun with plans to build another 250,000 square feet in the near future. New jobs will include positions in management; professional, skilled craftsmen; operators; and laborers.
CFL Flooring is the largest exporter of flooring from Asia. Founded in Shanghai in 2004, CFL employs 3,500 at three factories, multiple offices, and distribution centers around the world.