BRINTONS has a new U.S. private equity backer after the heritage carpet maker was sold by The Carlyle Group to funds advised by Argand Partners LP.

Cormar, Britain's largest privately-owned carpet maker, said it consolidated in 2015–16 after two straight years of double-digit growth.

victoriaThFLOORCOVERINGS group Victoria Plc has acquired Millennium Weavers Europe, a Belgian carpet maker that sells almost exclusively to the British market.

VictoriaWhitestoneVICTORIA Plc is to consolidate its manufacturing operations, turning its Kidderminster factory into a distribution facility and shifting production to two other group sites.

YEAR-to-date figures go negative for the first time this year.

BREXIT has thrown up a challenge for 2017 because of currency weakness, company says

carpetsWholesaleFLOORCOVERINGS wholesale group Headlam has acquired McMillan Flooring Distributors from its private shareholders for undisclosed terms.

BELGIAN carpet maker Balta—which has UK and Ireland sales north of £100 million—is to launch an IPO ahead of planned expansion through further acquisitions.

THE WORLD’S largest floorcoverings company posted record first quarter earnings with sales in Europe up on the back of demand for LVT and laminate.

gWildingVictTHE CHAIRMAN of Victoria Plc says he remains wholly committed to the group after a trust in which he is the beneficiary offloaded £18 million of shares.

IMPORTS of woven and tufted carpets fell in February on weaker data from all major markets bar Turkey.

ORGANIC growth boosts North West distributor Flair Rugs

BURY based carpet maker strengthens management team

LOWER costs helped residential and contract carpets group Airea Plc to higher profits in the six months to end December.

CARPET maker Cormar has agreed to lease a 120,000sqft. warehouse as it expands its distribution capability in the South.

REVENUE and profits up for Kidderminster carpet maker

MORE than a third of waste carpets last year

IRELAND positive, along with other European markets

carpetShowroomVICTORIA Plc has appointed Philippe Hamers, the general manager of Belgian carpet giant Balta, to the newly created role of chief executive officer.

CARPET imports into Britain softened in October on weak data from Belgium, the UK’s largest trading partner in the category.

CARPET maker and distributor Victoria Plc doubled profits on revenue up 45 percent to £153.4 million in the 26 weeks to 1st October 2016.

THE FALL in sterling has yet to hit carpet shipments with the value of goods brought into the UK rising again in September.