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Stanton Carpets Acquires Cavan Carpet

Stanton Carpet has acquired substantially all the assets of Cavan Carpet, a maker of high-end residential decorative wool based hand-loomed carpets and rugs. 

5/26/2021
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Stanton Carpet adds Cavan Carpet, a maker of hand-loomed rugs and carpets. Shown, Wyoming
 
WOODBURY, N.Y. -- Stanton Carpet Corp, the nation’s leading supplier of decorative, high-quality self-branded carpet, area rugs and LVP has acquired substantially all the assets of Cavan Carpets. Cavan serves the higher end residential market with an exceptional wool-based hand-loomed product line with a focus on unique textures. The announcement was made today by Jonathan Cohen, CEO of Stanton Carpet.

Dan and Daniel McGovern, father & son founders of Cavan have joined Stanton as vice presidents of regional sales for Cavan with continued involvement in many aspects of this emerging brand. Cavan will continue to operate as a stand-alone brand within the Stanton portfolio through its agent-based sales team that will continue reporting directly to the McGovern’s. Stanton will assume all operational responsibilities and immediately begin re-locating Cavan’s inventory from Warminster, Pennsylvania, to Stanton’s 227,000 square foot distribution, customer service and fabrication facility in Calhoun, Georgia. Stanton expects to resume Cavan shipments beginning in early June.

According to Jonathan Cohen, CEO of Stanton, “Cavan has done a fantastic job since its inception in 2012. The Cavan product line complements Stanton’s existing hand-loomed products while offering an excellent platform for extended growth in the category. The McGovern’s are experts in this arena, and we look forward to partnering with them once again.”

Dan McGovern, co-founder of Cavan said, “Stanton has successfully grown market demand and further developed the vision for Antrim, a brand they acquired from us in 2007. This deal will enable Cavan to expedite its growth strategies and thrive within Stanton’s resources. We look forward to a great long-term future together.”

This acquisition builds on Stanton’s market position as a leader in the premium carpet niche, utilizing its account base, logistics, product development capabilities and outstanding customer service which have been the platform for growth at Stanton. Cavan will show separately but across from Stanton at Surfaces in Feb 2022.

About Stanton Carpet

Stanton Carpet Corporation was founded in 1980 by Sy Cohen and today is recognized as the leading designer and supplier of self-branded decorative wool and synthetic carpet, area rugs and LVP, with thousands of retail partners nationwide. The brands under the Stanton umbrella represent all key facets of the flooring arena: Stanton Carpet, Atelier, Antrim Carpet, Rosecore Carpet, Crescent Carpet, Hibernia Woolen Mills, Stanton Street Commercial and Stanton Decorative Waterproof Flooring. Headquartered in Woodbury Stanton also maintains a customer service, fabrication and distribution center in Calhoun, Georgia, and partners with leading manufacturers around the world. Stanton is majority owned by Quad-C Management, a private equity firm based out of Charlottesville, Virginia with nearly $2 Billion in capital under management. For more information, please visit us at stantonflooring.com.
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