• BBOSS continues expansion of national sales team

      Norcross, Ga.—BBOSS, a leading provider of private label programs and brands, has named Norb Savage business development manager of the North America unit. Savage is a 30-year veteran of Armstrong Flooring, serving in key roles, including vice president of residential sales for the western United States and regional sales manager for the Midwest. With the addition of Savage, BBOSS continues to strengthen its national sales team by adding top industry

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    • Emser Tile expands East Coast, Midwest operations

      Suffolk, Va.–Emser Tile has opened its third distribution center in North America. This Suffolk, Va., location will service the growing East Coast and Midwest markets. The distribution center expands the company’s resources to account for a growing product portfolio and increased customer demand. The new 400,000-square-foot distribution center, with the capacity to expand to 850,000 square feet, stems from Emser Tile’s considerable growth and increased inventory, and supports Emser Tile’s

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    • Shaw Floors opens registration to aligned retailers for fall sales event

      Shaw Floors opens registration to aligned retailers for fall sales Dalton–Shaw Floors has opened registration for its fall national promotion, the Shaw Friends and Family sales event, to Shaw Flooring Network aligned retailers who participate in the company’s consumer financing program. Registration must be completed by Aug. 25 and the promotion, which includes a broad assortment of Shaw, Anderson and Tuftex styles, will run from Oct. 1 to Nov. 11.

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    • Crossville launches new porcelain tile collection

      Crossville, Tenn.–Crossville has announced its latest porcelain tile collection, Notorious. The line is created with warm, neutral tones in the sophisticated look of concrete, delivering high impact design style and offering the strong technical performance expected of porcelain tile. Complimentary samples of the new product may be ordered on crossvilleinc.com. “This line is all about inviting designers to mix and match to create their own surfacing solutions,” said Lindsey Waldrep,

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    • Karndean Designflooring introduces Vantage program

      Export, Pa.–Karndean Designflooring has announced the introduction of its online retailer platform, Karndean Vantage. The program, a new support system for continued growth, is designed to provide its retail partners with access to qualified sales leads, a more detailed “Find A Retailer” store profile, online ordering and marketing materials. All aspects of the Vantage program will be live in early 2018. Karndean Vantage gives retailers the tools they need to

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    • Carlisle expands staff after soft surface division launch

      Stoddard, N.H.—Carlisle recently expanded its team to include a group of employees with vast industry and luxury brand experience. The expansion follows the launch of the company’s new soft surface division. The company has named Amy Warren director of sales for the new soft surface product line. Warren is an accomplished sales professional with a highly successful track record of boosting sales across multiple industries while delivering effective customer service. She was

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    • Department of Veteran Affairs adopts INSTALL certification standards

      By John T. McGrath Jr. The International Standards and Training Alliance (INSTALL) has strengthened its partnership with the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The goal is to ensure floor covering is specified and installed in a way that minimizes product failures in VA facilities across the U.S. The VA actively strives for the highest level of construction and installation standards across its thousands of facilities. From the foundation to

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    • CCA Global Partners acquires Romano Consulting Group

      Manchester, N.H—CCA Global Partners has acquired the intellectual property assets of Romano Consulting Group to support the enhanced CCA Consulting department. Romano Consulting group has long been respected in the floor covering and home improvement industry for its ability to help businesses identify and overcome business challenges ranging from organizational structure to merchandising and financial management. This acquisition gives CCA’s consulting program access to proven programs, software and industry expertise.

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    • Shannon & Waterman hires new sales directors

      Memphis, Tenn.—Shannon & Waterman, a manufacturer of luxury custom wide-plank flooring for home and office, recently welcomed Megan Stout and Jessica Johnson as sales directors. Based in Memphis, Stout will be responsible for directing sales in the Southeast U.S. region. Johnson—based in Dallas—will be responsible for sales in the Southwest U.S. region. Stout previously worked in Memphis real estate sales, earning numerous top designations and garnering lifetime membership in a

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    • Measure Square partners with Bonitz Flooring Group

      Pasadena, Calif.—Measure Square and Bonitz Flooring Group have entered a strategic partnership. The partnership will provide Bonitz a solution to meet both long- and short-term objectives regarding quantitative analysis, standardized bid generation and integration with current and future management systems, including CRM solutions. Meanwhile, Measure Square will expand its technology solution with deep insights from one of the largest commercial flooring operations. Measure Square has specialized in measure estimating technology

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    • U.S. Congressman Duncan visits TCNA

      Anderson, S.C.—U.S. Representative Jeff Duncan, SC-3, spent time meeting with the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) staff and touring TCNA’s facilities on Aug. 9. Eric Astrachan, executive director, provided the Congressman with a brief current state of the ceramic tile industry and discussed issues in Washington most relevant to the tile industry including U.S. trade agreements, EPA regulations and increasing problems with fake ceramic tile products and false advertisements.

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    • Shannon Specialty Floors names new western regional VP of sales

      Milwaukee, Wis.—Shannon Specialty Floors has hired Alexandria LaPree as western regional vice president of sales. This position includes both oversight and direct sales responsibilities. LaPree will support and be responsible for managing sales of all independent agencies within Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. “Alex has a strong track record of success within her sales career, with over 20 years

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    • Shamrock names new director of operations

      Memphis, Tenn.—Shamrock Plank Flooring, a manufacturer of hardwood flooring, has named Jeremy Keel—a previous employee—director of operations. In his new position, Keel will manage and direct plant operations in all Shamrock manufacturing facilities. He will be responsible for tuning up operations, optimizing processes and ensuring quality that meets or exceeds NWFA standards. “I am glad to welcome Jeremy back and have him on the Shamrock team,” said Jack Shannon, Jr.,

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    • NeoCon East opens registration, presents keynotes

      Philadelphia, Pa.—Registration is now open for NeoCon East. Held Nov. 15-16 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, NeoCon East will feature nearly 200 companies with products across vertical markets such as workplace, healthcare, education, public space, hospitality, retail and government. Programming will include more than 25 CEU accredited seminars, as well as a group of keynotes. The keynotes slated for this year include: Alex Gilliam, founder and director, Public Workshop; David

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    • Karndean Designflooring named Ultimate House official flooring partner

      Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring was named the official flooring partner of Pittsburgh Magazine’s third annual Ultimate House, a 9,000-square foot, state-of-the-art luxury home open to the public for two weeks in September. Karndean will showcase Reclaimed Redwood—from its Van Gogh collection—throughout the home’s entire lower level, which includes a home gym, entertainment area, bar, wine closet and more. The product’s 48 x 7 large format planks feature subtle, light gray characteristics

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    BBOSS continues expansion of national sales team

    Norcross, Ga.—BBOSS, a leading provider of private label programs and brands, has named Norb Savage business development manager of the North America unit. Savage is a 30-year veteran of Armstrong

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    Emser Tile expands East Coast, Midwest operations

    Suffolk, Va.–Emser Tile has opened its third distribution center in North America. This Suffolk, Va., location will service the growing East Coast and Midwest markets. The distribution center expands the

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    Shaw Floors opens registration to aligned retailers for fall sales event

    Shaw Floors opens registration to aligned retailers for fall sales Dalton–Shaw Floors has opened registration for its fall national promotion, the Shaw Friends and Family sales event, to Shaw Flooring

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