Opens Fourth Store Location and Launches New Commercial Window Treatment Division
(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) MAY 27, 2015 – Dalton Carpet One, Inc., a major commercial flooring contractor in the United States, joined Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development to announce the expansion of its operations into Gwinnett County, metro Atlanta.
DCO, Inc.’s 10,800 square-foot facility, located at 1665 Lakes Parkway, Suite 116 in Lawrenceville, will house the new Window Treatment Division and employee DCO’s full time field staff with plans to add sales positions in the coming years.
“We are well positioned as a company and we look forward to what the future holds as we partner closely with the Gwinnett community in building the kinds of business and relationships that are beneficial to all,” said Mike Blanton, Owner of DCO, Inc. “We remain committed to producing quality products and delivering excellent service to our partners and customer with this expansion.”
The decision to expand to Gwinnett County was centered on the company’s growth, the desire to better serve its growing client base, and to strategically position the flooring leader for an entry into the window treatment segment.
“My commitment to Gwinnett County is well established over the last thirty five years and I’m very excited that DCO, Inc. has opted to make this move,” said Dan Seckinger, Director of the Commercial Window Treatment Division and longtime Gwinnett resident. “Our company culture is rooted in a vision and mission that adds value to everything we touch, which is also a longtime hallmark of Gwinnett County. This is a good fit.”
The expanded Gwinnett facility will further improve the company’s versatility and efficiency to allow for greater penetration into retail markets, as well as the multi-family and commercial marketplaces.
“DCO, Inc.’s decision to expand in Gwinnett County is a testament to our pro-business culture and strong economic environment,” stated Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash. “We are pleased DCO chose to call Gwinnett home and look forward to their continued success.”
“DCO, Inc. will be a valuable addition to Gwinnett’s business community,” commented Nick Masino, Senior Vice President of Economic Development for Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and Partnership Gwinnett. “Through its continual development of market-leading products, processes and services, DCO, Inc. is yet another example of a company utilizing the skilled workforce and advanced infrastructure that Gwinnett offers growing companies.”
DCO, Inc. began as Dalton Carpet Outlet and was founded in 1978 in Athens, GA. In addition to the Athens store and new Lawrenceville location, DCO, Inc. has satellite offices in Eatonton and Gainesville, Georgia.
For more information, or to learn how to get involved in local economic development efforts, please visit www.gwinnetteconomicdevelopment.com.