• Epstein joins Mohawk Group as director of design segment

      Calhoun, Ga.—Royce Epstein will join Mohawk Group as the new director of design segment. Epstein will provide design and market segment intellect, working alongside Mohawk Group’s existing design team on every product category to create design-driven flooring solutions that work together seamlessly. Epstein’s extensive professional career includes more than 20 years in interior design. She most recently played a key role at the Suzanne Tick Studio, responsible for Teknion Textiles

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    • Florida Tile introduces Level 10 HDP

      Lexington, Ky.—Florida Tile has introduced Level 10 HDP, it’s new high definition color body porcelain floor and wall tile line, designed to capture the cool modern aesthetics of stained concrete. Level 10 HDP is available in Mezzanine Gold, Pearl Atrium, Platinum Suite and Salon Bronze and comes in three large formats: 12 x 24, 18 x 18 and 18 x 36. “By looking at this style, one can see immediately

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    • Raskin names J.H. Freed Gorilla Floors distributor

      Boca Raton, Fla.—Raskin Industries has appointed J.H. Freed & Sons as a distributor of its Gorilla Floors brand of luxury vinyl tiles (LVT). J.H. Freed & Sons will distribute Gorilla Floors to its Southern California, Southern Nevada and Yuma, Ariz., territories. “As a family-owned distributor with 36 years of experience—17 years of offering LVT—we are always looking for innovative products with cutting-edge attributes and fashion-forward styling,” said Christophe J. Freed,

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    • COREtec Plus adds Lifetime Petproof Warranty

      Dalton—USFloors has added a Lifetime Petproof Warranty to its patent-pending COREtec Plus engineered luxury vinyl flooring collections. This warranty is in addition to a Lifetime Waterproof Warranty, Lifetime Residential Wear Warranty and 10 Year Commercial Wear Warranty that have backed the products since their introduction in 2013. The new warranty only applies to COREtec Plus and COREtec Plus XL products and warrants the floor against staining from pet accidents for

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    • Välinge introduces Flexdura

      Viken, Sweden—Välinge Group has developed Flexdura, a new floor covering based on powder technology in which a waterproof thermoplastic core is combined with a high quality surface comprising thermosetting melamine resins. The new Flexdura floor is an alternative to LVT and ceramic tiles. Its major advantages are cost efficient production combined with superior surface and core properties allowing the formation of strong locking systems for floating installations. “Moisture resistant cores

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    • Armstrong adds five new looks to Alterna

      Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong Floor Products has introduced five new additions to its Alterna engineered stone flooring collection. Alterna mimics natural looks while providing warmer and more comfortable tiles. The new additions include Whispered Essence & Regency Essence, Enchanted Forest, Rossini Marble, Urban Gallery and Artisan Forge. “The multiple sizes and shapes available in many Alterna collections allow you to express your personal style with a unique pattern installation,” said Yon Hinkle,

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    • 2015 HGTV Smart Home features Shaw flooring innovations

      By Jenna Lippin Austin, Texas—As a longtime flooring sponsor of HGTV’s Smart Home—previously known as the Green Home—Shaw Floors has made a commitment to providing the best looking, “smartest” innovations for the project. This year’s home, located in the Zilker Park area here, is approximately 2,300 square feet with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Shaw is the exclusive provider of flooring for the Smart Home, which features both hard and

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    • NWFA announces 2015 Board of Directors

      St. Louis, Mo.—The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) announced its 2015 Board of Directors at its recent Wood Flooring Expo here. The board consists of officers and directors, each of whom is voted into office by NWFA members. Ex-officio directors are appointed to serve one-year terms. The NWFA 2015 Board of Directors is as follows:  Chairman: Jeff Fairbanks, Palo Duro Hardwoods, Denver, Colo. Vice chairman: Tommy Maxwell, Maxwell Hardwood Flooring,

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    • Mohawk Group unveils product refreshment for spring

      By Jenna Lippin New York—At Mohawk Group’s media event held here May 7, members of the press and design professionals were given an exclusive look at the company’s latest offerings, which now comprise a complete program featuring broadloom, modular carpet, LVT and hardwood. In carpet tile are the Iconic Earth and Moving Floors launches, the latter being Mohawk Group’s major design collaboration for 2015 with 13&9 Design of Innocad, an

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    • Holden receives NWFA’s industry leadership award

      St. Louis — The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) recognized Rick Holden, chief operating officer of Derr Flooring in Willow Grove, Pa., with its Industry Leadership Award during the Wood Flooring Expo, held here in late April. The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the wood flooring industry through service and leadership. Holden is a former NWFA chairman, and has served the association for most of its

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    • Mohawk wins four Hermes Creative Awards

      Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Flooring has won four 2015 Hermes Creative Awards. This international recognition, judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, is a testament to the company’s priority of creatively and effectively sharing Mohawk’s innovative programs and flooring products with retailers and consumers across the world. Two Platinum awards, the most prestigious award offered through the Hermes Creative Awards competition, were received for Mohawk’s SmartStrand Forever Clean campaign in

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    • Tandus Centiva celebrates Earth Month

      Dalton—Tandus Centiva, a Tarkett company, hosted a plethora of educational activities during Earth Month. In an effort to involve local communities in Earth Month festivities, Tandus Centiva hosted an Instagram contest using the hashtag #TCGreen2015. The contest honored those that were actively improving their communities. Tandus Centiva also shared its progress on implementing the Cradle-to-Cradle principles while executives gave local sustainability presentations to reach as many people as possible. As

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    • NWFA announces Wood Floor of the Year winners, shows increased growth

      St. Louis, Mo.—The National Wood Flooring Association’s (NWFA) Wood Flooring Expo, held April 28-May here, has continued its growth trend for the fourth year in a row. The 2015 Expo grew by 15%, with attendance holding steady against last year’s historic level reached in Nashville, Tenn. The NWFA also announced the winners of its 2015 Wood Floor of the Year contest during an Industry Awards Ceremony held on Wednesday, April

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    • Armstrong names DeGraaf Interiors Elite Retailer

      Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong World Industries welcomes DeGraaf Interiors, Hudsonville, Mich., as an Elite Retailer, a first for the flooring dealer. The business displays a broad selection of Armstrong flooring in every product category. Its corporate headquarters is located in Jenison, with showrooms in Cascade and Grand Rapids, in addition to the Hudsonville location. “Armstrong is a brand that resonates with the consumer and the depth of the product line continues to

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    • RFMS hosts 2015 Owners Conference and Education Event

      Birmingham, Ala.—Resource and Financial Management Systems (RFMS) recently held its biannual Owners Conference and Education Event at the Ross Bridge Spa and Resort here. The theme of this year’s conference was “Technology, Your Business and RFMS,” with a focus on increasing profits using technology and software. Attendees were able to choose from 36 workshops featuring topics including management strategies, industry benchmarking, inventory management, mobile software applications and more. “What’s hot right

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    Press Release

    Daltile launches ‘From the Floor Up’

    Dallas—Daltile has launched “From the Floor Up,” a new blog developed to give customers instant access to design inspiration. With its wide selection of trending styles and project planning tools,

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    Tile of Spain wins Excellence in Advertising Award

    Miami—Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), has won an Excellence in Advertising Award from Architectural Record

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    NWFA recognizes 15 companies for community service

    St. Louis, Mo.—The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) recognized 15 member companies for community service during its All-Star Awards Ceremony, held April 29 during the Wood Flooring Expo here. To

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