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    Coverings Design Showcase emphasizes installation

Coverings Design Showcase emphasizes installation

Sustainability top of mind for tile and stone show Orlando, Fla.—A trio of design ideas incorporating tile and stone will come to life next month as part of Coverings 2012 with the presentation of this year’s Installation Design Showcase. Scheduled for April 17 to 20 at the Orange County Convention Center here, Coverings is more than an exhibition of tile companies showing their latest wares, noted Bart Bettiga, executive director

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    Coverings renews “PROJECT: Green” to recognize sustainable tile/stone installations

Coverings renews “PROJECT: Green” to recognize sustainable tile/stone installations

Alexandria, VA— Coverings is once again seeking superior stone and tile projects that place a premium on innovative, sustainable design. Worthy installations will be recognized by PROJECT: Green, a program presented by the international tile and stone super show together with Environmental Design + Construction magazine. Projects chosen for their exceptional eco-minded achievements will be honored in a centerpiece display at the April 17-20 expo and conference at the Orange

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    Coverings seeks stone and tile projects for 2012 Installation & Design Awards

Coverings seeks stone and tile projects for 2012 Installation & Design Awards

Alexandria, VA—A superior installation magnifies the real beauty of tile and stone. And, it is superior installations—along with the contractors and designers who’ve collaborated on them—that will be honored with the Coverings Installation and Design Awards. The presentation will be the crowning event of the 2012 Coverings Tile & Stone Exposition and Conference, April 17-20, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida.

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Laticrete installation manuals on eBook devices

BETHANY, CONN.—Laticrete launched free eBook downloads for the complete series of Laticrete Technical Design Manuals at laticrete.com/manuals. The Laticrete Technical Design Manuals have also hit eBook stores online and are formatted to be compatible with virtually any eReader device including the iBooks app from Apple, the Amazon Kindle and the Nook from Barnes & Noble.

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    New TEC mortar solves large format tile installation challenges

New TEC mortar solves large format tile installation challenges

Aurora, Ill.—H.B. Fuller Construction Products Inc. announces the launch of TEC Ultimate Large Tile Mortar for large tile installation challenge.

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Installation design showcase returns to Coverings 2011

LAS VEGAS—A designer’s vision for using tile and stone in a project is only as good as the installer’s workmanship. That industry axiom will be well illustrated during Coverings 2011, March 14 to 17, at the Sands Expo and Convention Center here with the presentation of the Installation Design Showcase. A combined live- action demonstration and exhibit, the showcase will feature conceptual bath vignettes by three leading designers, and their

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Armstrong claims adhesives permit vinyl installation over concrete slabs

Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong Floor Products is proactively addressing high-moisture installations with a line of moisture resistant adhesives that increase product quality and reduce failures due to moisture. These new adhesives allow for installation of select Armstrong resilient flooring products when a relative humidity reading of up to 90% as calculated by an in-situ probe is measured on concrete slabs.

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    Revolutionary spray adhesives making installation quicker, easier, safer

Revolutionary spray adhesives making installation quicker, easier, safer

Adhesives and floor coverings go together like peanut butter and jelly, though flooring glue is considerably harder to spread. That was, until recent technological advances allowed for a viable spray application, making for a greener, safer product and installation process that contributes to healthy indoor air quality. When one hears the term “spray adhesive” the old method of high pressure systems that distributed glue all over the floor, walls and

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    10 tips that ensure successful installations

10 tips that ensure successful installations

If an improper installation results in an unhappy customer, a callback for the retailer and a black eye for the industry, then it only stands to reason that all involved do whatever they can to get the job done right the first time. And any professional installer will attest that part of the equation involves the adhesive used. When it comes to adhesives, three key issues must be considered: Is

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CTEF to hold CTI, ACT demonstrations at TISE

Pendleton, S.C.—The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), which provides education and installer certification for professionals working in the ceramic tile and stone industry, will be conducting ongoing demonstrations of the

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Retail Lead Management builds new integrations with flooring ERP systems

Columbus, Ohio—Retail Lead Management has recently completed the development of its initial integrations with two flooring ERP systems: RollMaster and RFMS. The company is also scheduled to launch its Qfloors

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Scott Group Studio names new co-CEOs, chairman

Grand Rapids, Mich.—Scott Group Studio, a leading designer and manufacturer of custom, handmade luxury carpets, has named John Hart and Tim Hill as co-chief executive officers. Hart has a 20-year

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