Stanton acquires Cavan Carpets – Floor Covering News

Woodbury, NY – Stanton Carpet Corporation, a leading supplier of carpet, area rugs and LVP, has acquired the assets of Cavan Carpets. Cavan serves the higher-end residential market with an exceptional wool-based hand-woven product line with a focus on unique textures, the company said.

According to Jonathan Cohen, CEO of Stanton Carpet, Dan and Daniel McGovern, father and son of Cavan founders, have joined Stanton as vice presidents of regional sales for Cavan with ongoing involvement in many aspects of the emerging brand.

“Cavan has done a fantastic job since it was founded in 2012,” said Cohen. “The Cavan product line complements Stanton’s existing handloom products while providing an excellent platform for further growth in the category. The McGoverns are experts in this field and we look forward to working with them again. “

Cavan will continue to operate as a standalone brand within the Stanton portfolio through its agent-based sales force that will continue to report directly to the McGoverns. Stanton said it will assume all operational responsibilities and immediately begin moving Cavan’s inventory from Warminster, Pa., To Stanton’s 22,000-square-foot distribution, customer service and manufacturing facility in Calhoun, Georgia. Stanton said it expects to resume Cavan shipments from June 3. -4.

“Stanton has successfully increased market demand and further developed the vision for Antrim, a brand they acquired from us in 2007,” said Dan McGovern. “This deal allows Cavan to accelerate its growth strategies and thrive within Stanton’s resources. We look forward to a great long-term future together. “

What’s more, Cavan will be included in for carpet manufacturing through Stanton’s “Create A Rug” option, and Stanton will monitor inventory, reserve inventory, place carpet and steel orders, and many other features online, the company said. Cavan has a new custom program called “Pinnacle” that was internally led by Daniel McGovern and Erin Arkin. According to Stanton, Arkin agreed to stay on until July to help transition Cavan’s custom business to the Stanton team and provide general support.

“We look forward to working long-term with Erin through July and the McGoverns to grow the Cavan business and the overall handloom category,” said Joseph Cohen, CEO of Stanton. “This new partnership is a win-win as the Cavan product line complements Stanton’s existing hand-woven products, as we work to develop even more amazing hand-woven carpets and rugs to bring to market and strong margins can achieve.

The acquisition builds on Stanton’s market position as a leader in the premium carpet niche, leveraging its account base, logistics, product development capabilities and excellent customer service, which have been the platform for growth at Stanton, the company said. Cavan will be seen separately but opposite Stanton at Surfaces in February 2022.

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