Carpet & Tile Mart is preparing to open a new location in Whitehall, PA.The store will serve the Allentown-Lehigh Valley area.
Carpet & Tile Mart got its start in New Castle operates more than a dozen stores.The family owned company, founded in 1967 by Sam Longwell, is now in its third generation.
Carpet & Tile Mart operates flooring superstores in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, South Jersey and South Carolina, and a fast-growing e-commerce division.
The three Delaware stores are located in New Castle, Dover and Millsboro.
Carpet & Tile Mart uses a direct from the mill, warehouse-style approach, according to its website.
The Lomax brand comes from the purchase of Lomax Rug Company in Philadelphia, a nationally known rug manufacturing and retail brand.
The company has more than 300 employees.