The Dixie Group, a carpet manufacturer, said it has acquired the yarn manufacturing assets of the former Royalty Carpet Mills Porterville, California yarn plant. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Dixie will lease the building through a long term arrangement and will begin hiring former associates to manage and operate the plant within the next two weeks.
The company said the output of the facility will be used to service West Coast customers and provide capacity for future growth. Production is expected to begin the week of July 31.