TrafficMaster flooring is manufactured by Shaw Industries, Inc. Shaw began in 1946 as the Star Dye Company and only dyed rugs. The company added carpet finishing to its services in 1958, going by the name of Star Finishing Company.
Shaw started manufacturing carpet in 1968 after acquiring the Philadelphia Carpet Company. It went public as Shaw Industries, Inc. in 1971. Warren Buffet's holding company bought Shaw in 2001, making it no longer a public company. Shaw is headquartered in Dalton, Ga. TrafficMaster flooring is sold exclusively by Home Depot. The TrafficMaster product line includes carpet tiles, laminate, vinyl and resilient flooring.