The Dixie Group, Inc. (Dixie Group) is engaged in marketing, manufacturing and selling carpets and rugs to residential and commercial customers through its various sales forces and brands. A portion of its manufacturing capacity is used to provide carpet and yarn related services to other manufacturers. The Company's business is concentrated in areas of the soft floorcovering markets, which involves styling, design, color, quality and service, as well as limited distribution. Its Fabrica, Masland, and Dixie Home brands have presence in the residential soft floorcovering markets. Its Atlas Carpet Mills, Masland Contract brand and Masland Hospitality, participate in the upper end specified commercial marketplace. Dixie International sells all of its brands outside of the North American market. The Company organizes its carpet and rug manufacturing business across its brand divisions.