Company Name: Mohawk
Name: Beth Gish
Number of years in business: Since 1878…141 years!
Mohawk Group is a commercial division of Mohawk Industries which employs over 42,000 globally. The company is headquartered in Calhoun, GA with manufacturing in 19 countries. Mohawk Industries is the world’s largest manufacturer of flooring products and is publicly traded on the NYSE.
What is your favorite IIDA event and why?: My favorite IIDA event is the NEXT breakfast. The event brings together thought leaders to share ideas which leaves me really inspired.
What aspect of your company are you most proud of and why?: At Mohawk Group, we are challenging ourselves to design and manufacture innovative products with reduced environmental and social impacts. As part of the world’s largest flooring manufacturer, we feel a profound sense of responsibility to advance our shared mission of a more sustainable future.
What value do you see in being an IIDA Oregon Chapter Annual Sponsor?: By being an IIDA Oregon annual sponsor, we have the opportunity to support design which has a positive and lasting impact in the way all of us work, learn, heal, play and live in the built environment.
What impact do you see the IIDA Oregon Chapter having on the A&D community in Oregon?: Collaboration among design professionals strengthens the industry and IIDA provides the platform to do this.
What gets you excited about design?: I get excited about the positive impact that thoughtful design has on human health and wellbeing.
What are your firm’s core values?: We believe in better Design, Innovation, Sustainability, Project Solutions and Operational Excellence.