Chip Howalt Appointed to Carpet and Rug Institute 2020 Board of Directors

DALTON, Ga., November 21, 2019Textile Rubber & Chemical Co., Inc. (TRCC), a global chemical and technology company with manufacturing facilities throughout the world, is pleased to announce that Chip Howalt, President of TRCC, has been appointed to the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) 2020 Board of Directors during the CRI Annual Membership Meeting. Mr. Howalt will also serve on the CRI 2020 Policy Committee.

“I am honored to serve alongside industry leaders during this important time for CRI and the carpet Industry,” said Chip Howalt.

With the appointment of Howalt, CRI’s board consists of 12 members representing the following companies: Aquafil USA, Bentley Mills, The Dixie Group, Engineered Floors, Mannington Commercial, Milliken & Co., Mohawk Industries, Phenix Mills, Shaw Industries, Tarkett and Universal Fibers.

CRI is the leading industry source for science-based information and insight on how carpet and rugs create a better environment for living, working, learning, and healing. CRI’s mission is to serve the carpet industry and public by providing facts that help people make informed choices. Its best practices promote a balance between social, economic and environmental responsibility for the long term. Learn more about CRI by visiting their website at


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