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June 8. 2022

Africa Business Leaders Coalition

Yasmine Khamis, Chairman of Oriental Weavers Carpets, has been appointed as a founding member of the Africa Business Leaders Coalition, a CEO-led initiative emanating from the UN Global Compact Africa Strategy 2021–2023, and is committed to advancing sustainable growth, prosperity and development in Africa by bringing measurable impact to its most pressing issues.   Mrs. Yasmine said: “I am proud to share that I have been appointed as a Founding Member of the Africa Business Leaders Coalition. Convened by the United Nations Global Compact, the coalition convenes highlevel Chief Executives aiming to tackle Africa’s most pressing issues, beginning with the climate crisis.

March 23. 2022

Oriental Weavers strides onto a new stage

Unveils six new collections made in Egypt   Dalton, Ga. – A spacious, two-story showroom allows Oriental Weavers to give new product introductions their full due. Located at 260 Fifth Ave., between 28th and 29th streets, the area rug manufacturer’s new space, featuring a convenient staircase in the center connecting the two floors, is officially opened this week following a hybrid (in-person and virtual meetings) soft launch in fall 2021. “We are very excited about our new showroom because it’s a super space,” explained Jonathan Witt, president. “We can show more product now than we were able to in our previous showroom at 295 Fifth Ave.” More

March 23. 2022

Our Endeavor for Renewable Energy

Alexandria, Egypt, March 2022 — Being an industrial leader in Egypt, Oriental Weavers has always been committed to become a role model through achieving various milestones that reflect positively on both the industrial sector and the society as well. One of the visionary goals for the company has always been investing in different sources of renewable energy that aid us to improve our environmental impact. The vision continues through the full implementation of a new solar power station in Alexandria, Egypt. On March 6th, 2022, the Chair of Oriental Weavers, Mrs. Yasmine Khamis, along with the governor of Alexandria, Mr. Mohamed

December 26. 2021

Furniture Today reader ranking 2021

This new reader’s choice program was initiated to celebrate the many companies that are doing outstanding work across the furniture industry: 28 categories and more than 80 companies.     https://www.furnituretoday.com/reader-ranking-winners/

December 13. 2021

A man who shaped the carpet industry

Mohamed Farid Khamis A true Egyptian visionary Mr. Mohamed Farid Khamis was born in Cairo in April 1940.Since  his early days he was always known among family and peers as a person with objectives and and absolute dedication. After graduated from the faculty of commerce in Ain Shams University in 1961, Mr Khamis decided to pursuer his passion in trade and spent couple of years in 1960s in Kuwait where he was engaged in the retail and import  business of rugs and carpets.   To read more download PDF https://brightnewideas.net/ow/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Carpet-Home-Special-Edition-1st-Death-Anniversary-Mr.MFK-Lo-Res-1.pdf

July 10. 2021

DOMOTEX 2020 showcases integrated flooring, wall and ceiling design

Under the title “Floor & More”, from 10 to 13 January 2020, DOMOTEX exhibitors will be showing how carpets, cork elements or design panels can be used to create atmospheric interiors. The manufacturers Oriental Weavers, Wicanders and Swiss Krono will be displaying interesting solutions in which floor coverings become stylish eye-catchers and where floors visually blend into the wall design. The keynote theme for DOMOTEX 2020, which runs from 10 to 13 January in Hannover, Germany, is ” ATMYSPHERE “. Under this overall thematic heading, the world’s leading trade fair for carpets and floor coverings is focusing on specific wellbeing-enhancing aspects

July 10. 2021

Oriental Weavers fetes ruby anniversary with green initiatives

Dalton, Ga. – It may be its ruby anniversary. But Oriental Weavers is all about being green. “We are pushing 40 years of sustainability,” Jonathan Witt, president, told HTT. The company’s Egypt-based parent, Oriental Weavers Group, is keenly focused on ramping up its environmental efforts, and was recently earned kudos for its strides. This summer, the company was honored by the Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) for “pioneering environmentally sustainable production methods,” having saved 42,0000 megawatt hours and 7,600 tons of carbon dioxide last year. In honor of these achievements, the company was recognized at an award ceremony in June at Cairo’s Sofitel Hotel. “The purpose of the award is