• Best Buy Flooring promotes Lindberg VP of sales for carpet, hard surfaces

      Dalton – Best Buy Flooring Source, the largest division of Marquis Industries, announced the promotion of Mike Lindberg as vice president of sales for both the carpet and hard surface divisions. Lindberg previously served as regional manager of Best Buy. The promotion underscores Best Buy’s desire to grow its carpet and hard surface divisions. Lindberg will work closely traveling with the sales force to keep a close pulse on the

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    • Teragren adds to technical support team

      Bainbridge Island, Wash. — Teragren has beefed up its technical support team with the addition of Aaron Cline as technical manager. The company said Cline brings a broad knowledge base and a strong understanding of best practices and will provide Teragren customers at all levels the highest quality support from product selection through installation and long-term care. Cline joins a technical team based out of Teragren’s headquarters on Bainbridge Island,

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    • Metroflor rolls out design refreshment for Konecto

      Norwalk, Conn. — Metroflor Corp.’s Konecto line has been refreshed with new colorations and styles for its Konecto brand. “Keeping our portfolio of brands contemporary on the design front is a priority for Metroflor,” said Russ Rogg, Metroflor president and CEO. “For Konecto, we’ve expanded the offering with modern, on trend colorations that have received positive feedback from distributors. We’re confident they will resonate with dealers and consumers, too.” New colorations

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    • CBC Flooring hires sustainability manager

      Commack, N.Y. – CBC Flooring has added the new position of sustainability manager to its team, representing another step toward solidifying the company’s position as a leading sustainable flooring provider for the commercial market. Kimberly Lombardozzi will be responsible for leading all aspects of CBC Flooring’s sustainable initiatives and strategy, including implementing sustainable sales initiatives supporting CBC Flooring’s sales growth, product development and brand awareness. She will report to Huiet

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    • Mohawk, GreenWizard forge stronger partnership

      Charleston, S.C. – The Mohawk Group has entered into a three-year partnership with GreenWizard Inc., a provider of Web-based product management software. The so-called Emerald Partnership will allow both companies to better promote the value and urgency of product transparency. The GreenWizard online tool enables users to search for sustainable product attributes, including the Living Building Challenge and LEED certification. “The vision and commitment that Mohawk Group continues to demonstrate

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    • Mohawk upgrading Spartanburg County plant

      Columbia, S.C.—Mohawk Industries is investing $10 million in its Spartanburg County commercial carpeting facility over the next 10 years to substantially upgrade its looms and improve technology to support future business growth. The upgrade is expected to create approximately 20 new jobs at the facility, which currently employs around 160 individuals. Mohawk Industries, based in Calhoun, Ga., operates two manufacturing facilities in South Carolina, including the Landrum plant in Spartanburg County

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    • NAFCD announces Q2 Executive Trends Index

      Chicago — The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) announced the release of the Q2 Quarterly Executive Trends Index, a benchmarking and forecasting tool for members.This report is compiled by The Cleveland Research Group and in partnership with the North American Building Materials Distribution Association (NBMDA).Results are based on member data, which provides valuable insight on industry trends and forecasts.The results of the Q2 distributor survey show that

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    • Karndean adds to sales team

      Export, Pa. — Karndean Designflooring announced the addition of three new representatives to its sales team. On the commercial side, Thomas Baldwin will manage the Colorado and Utah region for Karndean, while Mike Hendry will manage the Oregon and Idaho region. Baldwin comes to Karndean with 20 years of experience in the flooring industry after starting in a family run flooring business in 1994. A native of Atlanta, Baldwin has lived in

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    Press Release

    WFCA sponsored CFI installation workshop scheduled

    Anaheim, Calif. — The next World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) sponsored week-long CFI installation training and certification event is scheduled for Sept. 9-12 in Los Angeles. The event is hosted

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    Attendee registration opens for TISE East

    Dallas — Hanley Wood Exhibitions announced attendee registration is officially open for The International Surface Event East (TISE East), scheduled for Oct. 19-22 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in

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    Mohawk’s SmartStrand Unleashed campaign launches webisode series

    Calhoun, Ga. — Mohawk continues to put the amazing soil- and stain-resistance benefits of SmartStrand carpet to the test. This year, Mohawk introduced the world to “Mo,” a messy, four-legged

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