About Mohawk Industries Backed by 125 years of excellence, Mohawk Industries is one of the world's leading producers of area rugs. This remarkable company was founded in 1878 when four brothers from the Shuttleworth family brought a number of secondhand looms from England to New York. Thanks to their dedication to quality, innovation, and excellent customer service, Mohawk is now the most recognized carpet brand in the country, responsible for a variety of popular and prestigious names in the industry. The company is based in Calhoun, Georgia, where their high-quality, value-oriented rugs are designed, manufactured, and marketed. Stain- and fade-resistant. 100% nylon - durable, easy to clean. Action Bac backing for stability. Machine-wash separately on cold with mild detergent. Non-chlorine bleach when needed. Tumble-dry on low setting.