The Learning! 100 ranking is a reflection of Shaw’s continued investments in learning and development,” said Brian Cooksey, director of operations training and development.
Dalton, GA (PRWEB) June 24, 2015
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw), a leading floorcovering provider and the world’s largest carpet manufacturer, ranked fourth on Elearning! magazine’s Learning! 100. Honored for the fifth consecutive year, Shaw Industries is among top private sector companies recognized for high performance, organizational culture, innovation and collaboration.
“The Learning! 100 ranking is a reflection of Shaw’s continued investments in learning and development,” said Brian Cooksey, director of operations training and development. “Our nearly 23,000 associates are engaged in a wide variety of roles from manufacturing to marketing, from sales to sustainability. Our education and training programs are customized to help ensure Shaw associates are equipped to achieve their highest potential.”
“The Learning! 100 recognizes the top 100 global learning organizations for high performance. These organizations are innovative, collaborative and have a truly immersive learning culture,” reports Catherine Upton, Award Chairperson. “Organizations from 2 to 1.6 million employees are honored this year, and shows size does not matter when it comes to making a difference in the learning field.”
In 2014, Shaw delivered more than one million training hours of strategic training programs to help Shaw adapt quickly to the ever-changing market and business landscape. The company was also named #8 on the Forbes America’s Best Employers 2015 list.
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 carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, tile & 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 23,000 associates, Shaw is headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, with salespeople and/or offices located throughout the U.S., as well as Australia, Canada, China, India, Mexico, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit http://shawfloors.com/about-shaw.