Founded in 1960, Tuftco Corporation specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of tufting machines to the carpet industry. The company provides tufting machines of various types, such as ovens, backing, dye, print and roll-up machines. It also provides reels, beams and warpers. Tuftco Corporation s design center offers sample machines, design systems and staff to assist in creating new and unique carpet styles. It provides computer-aided design and simulation services that allow carpets and rugs to be placed in virtual settings for marketing and product development purposes. The company designs and build systems to handle roll goods, such as unroll, reroll, measuring and cut-to-length equipment. Additionally, it specializes in laminating foam-backing, hot melt and polyurethane control systems. Tuftco Corporation maintains its headquarters in Chattanooga, Tenn.