• Amorim Revestimentos invests 10 million euros in Hydrocork

      São Paio de Oleiros, Portugal—After only two years of Hydrocork’s launch, Amorim Revestimentos is taking a significant step and investing 10 million euros in its production infrastructure and procedures. This new production unit will increase the response to a growing and more enlightened demand, increasing Amorim’s throughput capacity in over 43 million square feet of flooring per year. “This investment aims to increase capacity to produce Hydrocork but also to

      Read More
    • UofCTS releases updated ITS Verification course

      San Diego, Calif.—The University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) has released an updated version of the Tile Installer Thin-set Standards (ITS) Verification course. Both the USA and Canadian versions of this course were updated, as well as the Spanish version. The updated course offers a comprehensive review of the current industry installation standards, methods and practices for ceramic tile, porcelain tiles, glass tile, concrete tiles and natural stone tiles. It has two new

      Read More
    • Gerflor USA increased LVT shipping in 2016

      Chicago—In 2016, Gerflor USA recorded a 500% increase in LVT shipments from its Chicago-based warehouse from June 2015-December 2016—significantly exceeding its U.S. growth goals. Contributing to Gerflor’s significant growth of its Creation LVT line were achievements including: Winning a Red Dot Product Design 2016 Award, bestowed by an international panel of 41 experts (architects, designers and specialized journalists). Adding nine new styles to its Creation Clic portfolio, for a total

      Read More
    • Suncrest Supply acquires “hand-crafted” wood manufacturing facility

      Palm Beach, Fla.—Suncrest Supply has acquired a “hand-crafted” wood manufacturing facility based in Kershaw, S.C. for custom wood walls, flooring, ceiling and furniture. This new facility will allow the company to capitalize on the evolving “hand-crafted” trend for exclusive designs featuring textures, accents and charred, mixed species to create unique offerings for OEM and private label programs for distributors, retailers and wood floor specialist, with an emphasis on Made in

      Read More
    • Karndean Designflooring expands internal marketing department

      Export, Pa—Karndean Designflooring, a market leader in luxury vinyl tile flooring, has expanded its corporate marketing department due to the company’s ongoing growth. As a result of these internal changes, Karndean can continue to provide the high level of service that its customers have come to expect from the company. Karndean U.S. product manager Jenne Ross has been appointed director of marketing. Ross has an extensive background across interior design,

      Read More
    • Wickham adds distributor partner in Midwest

      Wickham, Quebec, Canada—Wickham Hardwood Flooring announced a strategic partnership with distributor Summit Hardwood Flooring to represent and market the Wickham brand of products in the Upper Midwest. “We are very pleased to be partnered with such a reputable, established organization,” said Jean-Pierre Nittolo, president of Wickham. “Their management and sales team will do a great job representing our products in the Upper Midwest.” Chad Lemair, Summit president, noted: “Our entire

      Read More
    • Coverings 2017 taps industry leaders for conference programming

      Arlington, Va.—Coverings, the largest international tile & stone exhibition in North America, will feature over 65 sessions in its 2017 conference program—where distinguished speakers will share their knowledge and cutting-edge industry information with attendees. The conference program will highlight pressing topics for the tile and stone industry throughout the show from April 4-7 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. The conference sessions build upon Coverings’ dedication to providing

      Read More
    • Southeast Flooring Market announces 2018 dates

      Atlanta, Ga.—On January 3-4, 2018, top flooring industry manufacturers, retailers and buyers from across the southeastern U.S. will gather at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre for the 2018 Southeast Flooring Market (SFM). Formerly known as the Cobb Flooring Show, the market has been providing attendees with early access to new products and emerging trends, as well as ample opportunities for networking. The two-day market is the industry’s premier event for fostering

      Read More
    • Armstrong Flooring to host spring consumer promotion

      Lancaster, Pa—This spring Armstrong Flooring will hold its “Bring It Home!” promotion, offering consumers a chance to save up to 10% on select hardwood and resilient flooring collections, including Alterna Engineered Stone, from April 14 through May 31. Qualifying Armstrong Flooring collections include Alterna and Alterna Reserve Engineered Stone, Prime Harvest Engineered and Solid Hardwood, American Scrape Engineered and Solid Hardwood, TimberBrushed Engineered and Solid, Rustic Restorations Solid Hardwood, Luxe

      Read More
    • Fuse Alliance recognizes network members, suppliers at annual conference

      Laguna Niguel, Calif.—Fuse Alliance, a member-owned organization of professional, commercial flooring contractors, recently recognized the recipients of the network’s Member and Supplier Awards, at the organization’s 2017 annual conference in Austin, Texas. Fuse Alliance also announced the winners of its inaugural Spark Awards, presented to network members only. Member Awards were presented to seven network businesses. OEC, based in Boise, Idaho, captured Excellence in Communication; Division 9, based in the

      Read More
    • Mohawk Flooring’s NA marketing division expands

      Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk’s high-performance culture has always been defined by perpetual innovation and driving value into its brands as the company continuously strives to become more efficient. As a result, Mohawk Flooring North America’s marketing division has identified opportunities to optimize each of its unique brands to expand Mohawk’s position as a global flooring company. To position Mohawk for the next phase of its growth, Karen Mendelsohn, Mohawk’s senior vice president

      Read More
    • Gerflor USA releases product-specific EPDs

      Chicago—LEED v4 is here, and it’s changing how architects and designers consider and specify products. Specifically, environmental product declarations (EPDs) need a more critical eye than ever before. Gerflor USA, known for its high quality, high performing resilient commercial flooring, is making it easier with product-specific EPDs. While most manufacturers continue to use industry EPDs, Gerflor is one of the first in commercial flooring to release product-specific EPDs for all

      Read More
    • Tarkett provide environmental, material disclosures to A&D community

      Solon, Ohio—Tarkett has partnered with Sustainable Minds (SM) to provide a simple and easy way for architects and designers to find material and environmental product transparency information on more than 850 Tarkett products across all its North American brands—Tandus Centiva, Johnsonite and Desso—and all in one place: the SM Transparency Catalog. “Product transparency is increasingly important to our customers who want to understand the environmental and material health impacts of

      Read More
    • Cali Bamboo looks to raise the bar

      By Reginald Tucker San Diego-based Cali Bamboo is not content just being regarded as a quality-minded, eco-conscious supplier of green building products—although those are clearly desirable attributes. Ultimately, the company wants to be thought of as the experts in the bamboo category and the go-to source for these and other sustainable, renewable flooring products. “We grew up as a bamboo company, which is different from, say, a flooring company that

      Read More
    • Future Foam awards top sales performers

      Council Bluffs, Iowa—Future Foam, a leading producer of premium carpet cushion, recently acknowledged its top regional performers for 2016, at the company’s national sales meeting. The company recognized five regional territory managers for their outstanding 2016 sales and customer service. Among those awarded were: Steve Wax, Northeast; Larry Smith, Southeast; Laurie Deignan, North Central; John Darby, South Central; and Rick Saunders, West. Future Foam also presented its prestigious Spirit award

      Read More

    Floor Covering News

    21st Annual Award of Excellence Survey

    Press Release

    Amorim Revestimentos invests 10 million euros in Hydrocork

    São Paio de Oleiros, Portugal—After only two years of Hydrocork’s launch, Amorim Revestimentos is taking a significant step and investing 10 million euros in its production infrastructure and procedures. This

    Read More

    UofCTS releases updated ITS Verification course

    San Diego, Calif.—The University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) has released an updated version of the Tile Installer Thin-set Standards (ITS) Verification course. Both the USA and Canadian versions of this

    Read More

    Gerflor USA increased LVT shipping in 2016

    Chicago—In 2016, Gerflor USA recorded a 500% increase in LVT shipments from its Chicago-based warehouse from June 2015-December 2016—significantly exceeding its U.S. growth goals. Contributing to Gerflor’s significant growth of

    Read More
    Closing In seconds
    Close x
    raskin-beauty-meets-braun