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  • Armstrong Flooring wins two 2016 Good Design Awards

    Lancaster, Pa.–Two of Armstrong Flooring’s products–Vivero luxury flooring with patent-pending Diamond 10 Technology and Performance Plus hardwood–were awarded the Good Design 2016 Award. The award emphasizes quality design of the highest form, function and aesthetic. The Good Design Award is conferred annually by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design together with The European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. The Museum received several thousand entries in 2016 from

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    Schönox to announce contest winners at Surfaces

    Las Vegas—The third annual Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest opened nine months ago with the starting-gun phrase, “Worst Case Scenario, You Win!” The winners will be announced at the Schönox booth (#4271) during Surfaces Thursday, Jan. 19, 11:00 a.m. The Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest asks participants to submit entries featuring their most challenging subfloor projects and how they renovated those tough subfloor conditions using Schönox products. The worst subfloor challenges paired

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    Creating Your Space helps flooring dealers create more leads, sales

    San Rafael, Calif.—Creating Your Space, an independent provider of online marketing products and services specifically for retail flooring dealers, will be introducing Easy Email Marketing at The International Surface Event (TISE), Jan. 18-20 in Las Vegas. Easy Email Marketing is designed to maximize sales from leads and former customers using the pre-designed emails and platform created to make the process both customizable and easy to implement. Visit Creating Your Space

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    U.S. Customs ruling clears the way for import of I4F-licensed products

    Willemstad, Curaçao—Innovations4Flooring (I4F), a technology company providing flooring installation solutions, announced that the U.S. Customs & Border Protection Agency has ruled that products manufactured under I4F’s licenses, including the 3L Triplelock and Click4U locking mechanisms, may be imported into the U.S. The ruling stipulates that I4F’s 3L TripleLock and Click4U technologies are not subject to any of Unilin’s current International Trade Commission (ITC) General Exclusion Orders (GEO). With immediate effect,

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    Registration open for NWFA Expo

    St. Louis–Registration is now open for the National Wood Flooring Association 2017 Wood Flooring Expo, set to take place in Phoenix, Ariz. April 11-14. Registration for Expo includes the following events and specials: Opening act | Keynote speaker, entertainment, food, and drink voucher Main event + finale | Keynote speaker, entertainment, food, and drink voucher Jam sessions with continental breakfast | 25+ hours of engaging education Trade show | Two

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    W.F Taylor, Spray-Lock enter strategic marketing alliance

    Dalton—W.F. Taylor, LLC (Taylor), an industry leader in the adhesives and coatings markets, and Chattanooga-based Spray-Lock, Inc. (Spray-Lock), a leading manufacturer of spray-based adhesives, have entered into a strategic marketing alliance through which they will better serve their customers with innovative and environmentally friendly adhesives for light construction and floor covering installations. Under the terms of the agreement, Taylor and Spray-Lock will create an alliance through which each company will

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    All Industry Installation Summit Committee will reconvene at Surfaces

    Dalton—The All Industry Installation Summit’s Task Force will hold its next meeting in the Mariner A Room at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center at Surfaces, Thursday, Jan. 19, 10:00–11:30 a.m., according to Tom Jennings, vice president, professional development, WFCA, and task force committee chair. All industry representatives are invited to attend and no RSVP is necessary. By way of a unanimous vote at the group’s last meeting in fall 2016,

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    Two days of CTI hands-on testing scheduled for TISE 2017

    Pendleton, S.C.—The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) will be conducting Certified Tile Installer (CTI) hands-on testing on Jan. 18 and 19 during The International Surfaces Event in Las Vegas. Those who pass the hands-on and the written tests earn the CTI designation. The CTI designation identifies the professional installer who has reached a level of proficiency to independently and consistently produce a sound tile installation that displays good workmanship. Certification

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    Innovations4Flooring, Classen sign strategic partnership agreement

    Willemstad, Curaçao—Innovations4Flooring (I4F), a technology company providing flooring installation solutions, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Classen Group. As part of the agreement, I4F has become a substantial shareholder in Classen Intellectual Property GmbH (Classen IP). The terms of the partnership were not disclosed. In addition to John Rietveldt’s position as CEO of I4F, he will also become managing director of Classen IP. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Hannig, chairman of

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    Torlys brings its innovation lab to Surfaces 2017

    Las Vegas—Torlys will launch three new technology-driven collections at its Innovation Lab themed booth (#6033) at the 2017 Surfaces show in
Las Vegas: CorkWood digital print cork, EverWood Designer luxury vinyl and SuperSolid 6 hardwood. CorkWood is an engineered floor that offers the beauty of hardwood, the durability of laminate and the comfort of cork all in one floor. The top layer is made of hi-definition digitally printed compressed cork in

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    Armstrong Flooring wins two 2016 Good Design Awards

    Lancaster, Pa.–Two of Armstrong Flooring’s products–Vivero luxury flooring with patent-pending Diamond 10 Technology and Performance Plus hardwood–were awarded the Good Design 2016 Award. The award emphasizes quality design of the highest

    Read More

    Schönox to announce contest winners at Surfaces

    Las Vegas—The third annual Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest opened nine months ago with the starting-gun phrase, “Worst Case Scenario, You Win!” The winners will be announced at the Schönox booth

    Read More

    Creating Your Space helps flooring dealers create more leads, sales

    San Rafael, Calif.—Creating Your Space, an independent provider of online marketing products and services specifically for retail flooring dealers, will be introducing Easy Email Marketing at The International Surface Event

    Read More