Zeftron Designates All Products as Enviro6ix

May 13, 2008

DALTON, GA - Zeftron® nylon has announced that all new and existing products made with its premium nylon 6 fiber now come standard with the Enviro6ix® designation, which guarantees that all carpet made with Zeftron nylon has a minimum of 25 percent recycled content.

The Enviro6ix designation is a third-party certification guaranteeing a minimum 25 percent recycled content in every color. It also indicates that carpet can be recycled using Zeftron nylon's 6ix Again commercial carpet recycling program offering end-users an alternative to landfill disposal.

"If it's Zeftron, it's Enviro6ix," says Tim Blount, Zeftron nylon's business leader. "This announcement reinforces our commitment to making an environmentally responsible commercial carpet fiber. The Enviro6ix label gives end-users, facility managers, specifiers, and interior designers the assurance that all carpet made with Zeftron nylon has no less than 25 percent recycled content."

Zeftron nylon is available in hundreds of existing styles through a multitude of mill partner product offerings specific for commercial project installations. Because of its versatility, Zeftron nylon has been specified in such varied commercial interior spaces as colleges (New York University, Boston University, University of California at Berkley); airports (John F. Kennedy International Airport); and hotels (The New Yorker Hotel).

Zeftron nylon offers end-users, facility managers and designers unsurpassed style, performance and recyclability with a 40-year history of industry-leading innovation.

About Zeftron® Nylon
Zeftron nylon is the brand name for a select offering of nylon 6 commercial carpet yarn systems that offers unsurpassed style, performance and recyclability. These yarn systems have been supplied to carpet manufacturers specializing in carpet for the commercial interiors marketplace for more than 40 years. All carpets manufactured with Zeftron nylon are third-party performance certified and fully warranted for performance, stain release, colorfastness and static control. Backed by constant research and product innovation, all Zeftron nylon yarns are close loop recyclable and come standard with a minimum 25 percent recycled content. Committed to environmental stewardship, Zeftron nylon makes recycling easy with its 6ix Again Recycling Program—a simple to use, all inclusive carpet recycling program. Zeftron nylon is a part of Shaw Industries Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company. For more information, visit www.zeftronnylon.com.

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