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The Dixie Group Retains Bob Kokoszka to Assist in Integration of Burtco Enterprises, Inc.

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The Dixie Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXYN) today announced that it has retained the services of former President and Chief Operating Officer of Burtco Enterprises Robert E. Kokoszka to assist Dixie in the integration process of the recently acquired assets of Burtco Enterprises, Inc., a maker of custom-crafted flooring designed for the hospitality industry.

Kokoszka earned a bachelor of science degree in engineering from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1965, and continued with graduate studies in engineering at Penn State University. His career began in 1958 at Aldon Industries in product development and manufacturing capacities. He has been an officer and board member of Regent Mills and Dorsett Carpet Mills. In 1990, he joined Burton Brown as a partner at Burtco Enterprises where he pioneered the utilization of computerized yarn placement (CYP) technologies for manufacturing patterned soft-surface floorcovering. Bob retired from Burtco in 2012.

The Dixie Group ( is a leading marketer and manufacturer of carpet and rugs to higher-end residential and commercial customers through the Fabrica International, Masland Carpets, Dixie Home, Masland Contract and Avant brands.

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