Press Releases

  • DOMOTEX 2020 showcases integrated flooring, wall and ceiling design

    December 9, 2019

    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 […]

  • Oriental Weavers fetes ruby anniversary with green initiatives

    October 9, 2019

    Rug designer, manufacturer “pushing 40 years of sustainability” Cecile Corral//Senior Editor, Home Textiles Today•October 7, 2019 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 […]

  • Oriental Weavers ‘pushing 40 years of sustainability’

    October 9, 2019

    Cecile Corral//Senior Editor, Home Textiles Today•October 7, 2019 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 Furniture Today. The company’s Egypt-based parent, Oriental Weavers Group, is keenly focused on ramping up its environmental efforts and was recently earned […]

  • ORIENTAL WEAVERS INTRODUCES NEW ALTERNATIVES TO CHINESE RUG IMPORTS FOR NY BUYERS

    September 22, 2019

    A sumptuous crewel design from Oriental Weavers’ new Vesper collection gets its hi-low texture from a combination of polypropylene with shrink polyester in trending sage green and blush color combinations. NEW YORK — Oriental Weavers came to New York Home Fashions Market with introductions aimed at big box retailers and national chains — many of […]

  • AGAIN–Oriental Weavers Just Changed The Rug Business

    August 25, 2019

    Oriental Weavers has racked up a lot of firsts, including the first polypropylene Wilton woven machine made rug in a Persian design. I have one. They have now introduced an entry level price point wool Persian village design cross woven on an adapted gripper axminster machine. At the moment I know of just 6 machine […]

  • NOW SHOWING: ALDWYCH THEATRE’S DEBUT!

    February 3, 2019

    The Aldwych Theatre is a grade 2 listed building in the heart of the theatre district of central London. It was designed by renowned theatre architect W.G.R Sprague and first opened its doors to the paying public in 1905. The Nederlander group, who own the property, recently restored the Aldwych back to its former glory as […]

  • Yasmine Khamis: Inspiring Women in Home Honoree

    November 20, 2018

    Oriental Weavers would like to congratulate Yasmine Khamis, VP of Sales and Marketing, for being named in the Home Furnishings News Magazine (HFN) list of Inspiring Women in Home. This list includes standout women who deserve to be recognized in the industry. “Selection criteria included women in leadership positions who have accomplished a great deal […]

  • Oriental Weavers Premieres Six New Collections at Las Vegas Market

    August 8, 2018

    Oriental Weavers Premieres Six New Collections at Las Vegas Market ORIENTAL WEAVERS PREMIERES SIX NEW COLLECTIONS AT LAS VEGAS MARKET First introduced to summer shoppers at Oriental Weavers’ AmericasMart showroom, the Toscana collection shown in this display illustrates the artistry of the new machine-woven line with yarns streaming from center rug as they would from […]

  • Rug Makers Score With Hotel Designers at BDNY, Part 2

    January 1, 2018

    ORIENTAL WEAVERS HOSPITALITY Oriental Weavers’ Elliot Steele walks designer Susan Jacobson, with LSE Architects in Minneapolis, through the striking Boho Vogue collection. Oriental Weavers Hospitality, which has been participating in BDNY for several years, introduced high-end hoteliers and designers to its vibrant new Boho Vogue collection. “This year’s show is much better, than last year’s,” […]

  • ORIENTAL WEAVERS NAMES TAMMY WASHBURN VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES-WEST REGION/SPECIALITY ACCOUNTS

    May 24, 2017

    DALTON, Ga., February 20, 2016 – Oriental Weavers has promoted Tammy Washburn as its new Vice President of Sales – West Region/Specialty Accounts. In her new role, Washburn will be responsible for overseeing and managing the growth of sales in Oriental Weavers’ west region, as well as select specialty accounts.  Washburn has been with the […]

  • Stemming from our dedication to society and commitment to corporate social responsibility…Oriental Weavers is a sponsor of Baheya Hospital for Breast Cancer

    May 23, 2017

    Stemming from our dedication to society and commitment to corporate social responsibility…Oriental Weavers is a sponsor of Baheya Hospital for Breast Cancer Gauging the success of companies and corporations is no longer measured merely by the size of their investments, ROI, growth or profitability, but it is also crucial that these organizations partake and fulfill […]

  • Seizing the Indoor/Outdoor Rug Opportunity

    October 10, 2016

    While an increasing number of shoppers are purchasing rugs online, brick-and-mortar retailers-who sell the “total story” with compelling vignettes that stimulate the imagination- can win. For reading the full article please follow the below link: http://bit.ly/2dY7NL9  

  • Oriental Weavers to add hand-knots to Tommy Bahama line

    October 10, 2016

    Already with machine-made and indoor/outdoor rugs from lifestyle brand Tommy Bahama to its credit, rug producer Oriental Weavers is adding hand-knotted rugs to the mix. For reading the full article please follow the below link: http://bit.ly/2dTQM7j

  • ORIENTAL WEAVERS TAPPED FOR RUGS DIRECT SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD

    August 30, 2016

    “Oriental Weavers is a great company to do business with: they have great product, operations and service. All the cogs in the wheel fit together really well,” – Bill Martin by Carol Tisch ATLANTA — Rugs Direct presented its 2016 “Supplier of the Year” award to Oriental Weavers at the company’s AmericasMart showroom on Thursday, […]

  • Oriental Weavers Maximizes Loom Capabilities to Achieve Signature Designs

    August 30, 2016

    Getting the most out of its state-of-the-art looms is just one of the many high design distinctions to the Oriental Weavers presentation. Another is the freedom of its talented design team to search for and discover cutting-edge concepts to incorporate into the product mix. As the U.S. division of The Oriental Weavers Group, the world’s largest producer of carpet […]

  • OW Hospitality has been featured in the boutique design June 2016 edition and the Hospitality Design June 2016 edition.

    July 20, 2016

    OW Hospitality has been featured in the Hospitality design June 2016 edition for our Forged in warm and cool neutral tones with pops of earthy hues, Formations portrays the organic flow of eroded rock OW Hospitality’s ax minster carpet collection, which inspired by the subtle textures of stones that have been sculpted by wind and […]

  • OW HOSPITALITY / WINNER: BROADLOOM CATEGORY

    December 15, 2015

    1,000 Attend Interior Design’s 10th Annual Best of Year Awards We’re thrilled to report that this year marks the big 1-0 for Interior Design’s Best of Year Awards (#IDboyawards), celebrating the industry’s very best projects and products across an ever-growing spectrum of categories. (See Product winners here and Project winners here.) Impressively, last night’s packed […]

  • This evening Oriental Weavers was honored to pick a prize in the awards ceremony in the Medinat Jumeirah Hotel Ballroom in Dubai, UAE.

    November 11, 2015

    With over 1000 guests invited in the ceremony that was organised by a Press Company in GCC called CPI. The awards were separated in 25 different categories, between technology, management, leadership, innovation. The awards were for SME in the region, and a new award for MENA. The first prize of the evening was the prize […]

  • OW Hospitality CEO & MD, Michael Riley discusses the company’s collection of carpets.

    October 5, 2015

    Hotelier Middle East – HotelierMiddleEast.com conducted an interview with OW Hospitality CEO & MD, Michael Riley discussing the company’s collection of carpets and released it on their website under the HME’s Suppliers You Should Know 2015 section: When was your company established? OW Hospitality was founded in 1975. How many people are employed by your […]

  • Oriental Weavers Featured In Hospitality Design Network

    September 27, 2015

    Lost and Found collection from Oriental Weavers Hospitality Living up to the high standards we’ve set over the years, Oriental Weavers were featured in Hospitality Design Network for our Lost and Found collection. Designed by Roger Thomas for OW Hospitality, the Lost and Found collection features earth-tone Axminster carpets and hand-tufted area rugs clad in […]

  • Oriental Weavers..The World’s Best Carpet for the 2nd year in a row!

    May 17, 2015

    Cairo, May 2015: Calibrating on its global market leadership, Oriental Weavers has celebrated winning the award of ‘The World’s Best Carpet’ for the second year in a row. According to the results of “Floor Covering News” magazine’s survey, Oriental Weavers has proved to be the home of the world’s best designed and highest quality carpets.  […]

  • World’s Magnificent Carpet Award for 2015

    March 17, 2015

    Oriental Weavers has won the World’s Magnificent Carpet Award for 2015 in Americas Mart Atlanta.The judges committee announced the results for this year based on creativity, invention, colors and fashion developments as well as the new methods of technology in using yarn, production and weaving construction. The award was received by the Top Management of Oriental […]

  • Oriental Weavers to Exclusively Introduce Pantone Universe Color of the Year 2015 Area Rugs

    December 9, 2014

    Oriental Weavers, the world’s largest rug manufacturer, and PANTONE UNIVERSE entered into a successful partnership in 2013. Due to Oriental Weavers’ exclusive product development relationship with Pantone […]

  • Oriental Weavers Caters to its Clients with Exceptional Specialized Brands

    August 26, 2013

    Oriental Weavers (OW), Egypt’s leading carpet manufacturer, continues to strengthen its leadership in design and innovation with more than 131 showrooms across Egypt and exports to over 120 countries worldwide […]

  • Oriental Weavers Launches Design Contest for School Students

    June 24, 2013

    Oriental Weavers (OW), Egypt’s leading carpet manufacturer, is teaming up with top international schools across Cairo to bring out the artist in each child. OW’s luxury sub-brand, La Boutique […]

  • Oriental Weavers Redefines the Market for Tailor-Made Carpets

    June 19, 2013

    Oriental Weavers (OW), the nation’s leading carpet designer and manufacturer, is giving customers the chance to design their one-of-a-kind carpets. Based on the concept of involving customers in designing their unique rugs, […]

  • Oriental Weavers Redefines Edutainment at Cairo Festival City’s KidZania

    June 1, 2013

    Oriental Weavers (OW), Egypt’s leading carpet manufacturer, is spearheading initiatives to create a brighter future for children by taking part in the grand opening of KidZania at Cairo Festival City. Africa’s first International […]

  • Sphinx to Partner with Pantone to Add a New Dimension of Color and Fashion to Area Rugs

    March 25, 2013

    Sphinx by Oriental Weavers is delighted to announce their new color partnership with Pantone, LLC. Pantone is the global authority on all things color and the leading provider of professional color standards for the design community

  • Oriental Weavers launches cutting edge application for Microsoft Windows 8

    March 1, 2013

    Oriental Weavers (OW), Egypt’s leading carpet manufacturer, announced the launch of its groundbreaking online application on Windows 8 giving Microsoft users an easier and quicker way to stay up to date […]

  • Oriental Weavers Bags Global Industry Awards

    January 1, 2013

    The world’s leading carpet manufacturer, Oriental Weavers (OW) welcomed the new year with an accolade of global awards at two of the industry’s largest and most sought after congregations worldwide […]

  • Oriental Weavers Hospitality Inaugurates London Showroom

    December 1, 2012

    Oriental Weavers Hospitality, the hospitality carpeting arm of the Oriental Weavers (OW) group, inaugurated its latest showroom in London on November 8th 2012. Located in the picturesque Queens Park […]

  • Oriental Weavers Backs the 35th Cairo International Film Festival

    December 1, 2012

    Oriental Weavers (OW), one of the world’s most recognized brands in the machine woven and carpet industry, provided Egypt’s renowned Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) […]

  • Oriental Weavers Proudly Sponsors the Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt’s Party for the Cure

    December 1, 2012

    Oriental Weavers’ commitment to breast cancer patients in Egypt marks seventh year

  • Oriental Weavers Inaugurates New York City Showroom Strengthening Global Footprint

    September 16, 2012

    Oriental Weavers (OW), one of the world’s most recognized brands in the machine woven and carpet industry, inaugurated its newest showroom in New York City on September 10th 2012 […]