Below the Surface

What lies beneath the surface plays a crucial role in the performance and sustainability of any floor, addressing a range of issues from moisture protection to guaranteed reclamation. Carpet tile and broadloom backings including cushion and VOC-free options are designed to build a strong foundation for every surface. View more about Shaw Contract backings, including the revolutionary EcoWorx.

Built to Last

Eco Solution Q is 100% recyclable,a supremely strong and durable carpet fibre, engineered to reduce the visibility of dirt and soil while retaining colour and appearance.Durability combined with more than 200 colour options from vibrant hues to subtle neutrals, makes Eco Solution Q the versatile, sustainable solution.


  • Optimal performance with the highest denier per filament in the industry
  • Unsurpassed tensile strength to withstand wear and tear
  • Lifetime warranty covering abrasive wear, static protection, acid-based stains and colourfastness.


Available in more than 200 colours from brilliant hues to beautifully subdued neutrals.


Eco Solution Q is a 100% recyclable solution created by the largest carpet fibre manufacturer in the world. Eco Solution Q products constructed with EcoWorx® backing are Cradle to Cradle Certified® Silver, Our Environmental Guarantee ensures that EcoWorx®-backed carpet products are recycled at the end of their useful life at no cost to the customer.

Fibre Expertise

  • Eco Solution Q is a product of Shaw's vertical integration of a key raw material in the carpet manufacturing process, ensuring quality and consistency in our beautiful flooring products.
  • Global supplier of fibre to carpet manufacturers around the world.


  • 2016 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Award for Carpet Fibres/Treatments
  • Buildings magazine Top 100 product


The following products have all been assessed against the GECA 50-2011 v2 Carpets standard and certified:

  • EcoLogix Carpet Tile with EcoSolution Q Yarn
  • EcoWorx Broadloom Carpet with EcoSolution Q Yarn
  • EcoWorx Carpet Tile with EcoSolution Q Yarn
  • EcoWorx Performance Broadloom Carpet with EcoSolution Q Yarn
  • EcoWorx NT Carpet Tile with EcoSolution Q Yarn

Fiber Warranties

  • EcoSolution Q SD Nylon
  • EcoSolution Q Nylon
  • Solution Q Extreme SD Nylon
  • Nylon Generic Blend Warranty
  • Eco Evolution 20-Year

Innovation in Every Step

Created to serve (or perform in) the most challenging environments, the highly stain repellant Solution Q Extreme cationic Nylon 6 fibres designed to withstand the toughest conditions while maintaining colour and appearance.


Solution Q Extreme is perfect for areas prone to frequent spills, exposure to harsh chemicals and where ease of maintenance is essential. That’s because the fibre repels acid‐based stains and withstands harsh cleaners. While Solution Q Extreme can handle tough detergents, most common acid-based stains clean easily with water. This high-performing fibre delivers:


Solution Q Extreme is 100% recyclable. Our EcoWorx backed Solution Q Extreme products are Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver, meaning they are safe and healthy for your associates and our world. Our Environmental Guarantee states we will reclaim and recycle these products for free at the end of useful life with a 500 square foot minimum in the contiguous US.

  • Optimal performance with the highest denier per filament in the industry
  • Unsurpassed tensile strength to withstand wear and tear
  • Passes GSA Test of Permanent Stain Resistance
  • Lifetime stain, colourfastness, static and abrasive wear warranty