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  • Milliken enhances Imagine collection with new patterns

    Spartanburg, S.C.—Milliken has expanded its Imagine Figurative collection for residential interiors with four texture-based designs. The new designs—Casual Craft, Grayton, Slimline and Somerton—are small-scale broadloom patterns that are easy to pair with additional patterning in residential interiors, such as upholstery. Color options range from light warm and cool neutrals to complimentary mid tones and deeper hues. These patterns were specifically designed to work with the entire Imagine Figurative program, which

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    American OEM achieves Indoor Advantage Gold Certification for hardwood products

    Burns, Tenn.—American OEM Hardwood Floors has achieved Indoor Advantage Gold Certification for its hardwood flooring products. Indoor Advantage Gold certification assures that building material products support a healthy indoor environment by meeting strict indoor air quality (IAQ) chemical emission limits for volatile organic compounds (VOCs). “Given that most of us spend the majority of our time inside, we know indoor air quality is an important concern for both residential and

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    Emser Tile opens Tampa branch, receives Houzz ‘Best of Design’ award

    Los Angeles—Emser Tile has opened its 71st branch location in Tampa, Fla. this week—marking the company’s fifth location in Florida. Emser continues to grow their presence throughout North America, expanding their footprint in the Midwest and along the East Coast. Headquartered in Los Angeles, next year marks the company’s 50th anniversary. In the past year, Emser Tile has opened locations in Pompano and Miami, Fla., Columbus, Ohio, Lyndhurst, N.J., and

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    Aquafil USA moves extrusion operation to 100% renewable energy

    Cartersville, Ga.—Aquafil USA is moving its extrusion operation to 100% renewable energy. After March 21, the new, fully-dedicated electric substation will be activated to provide the company with energy coming entirely from green renewable sources—mostly wind and solar. The extrusion plant on 1 Aquafil Drive was inaugurated in 2006. Eleven years later, thanks to an agreement signed with the City of Cartersville electric department, Aquafil USA is just weeks away

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    MSI updates, expands Bay Area showroom, distribution capabilities

    Hayward, Calif. —M S International (MSI) has updated and doubled the size its Bay Area showroom and distribution center. Today, the company boasts more than 500 surfacing products displayed and inventoried throughout 5,600 square feet of showroom space and approximately 160,000 square feet of total warehousing space. Underscoring MSI’s commitment to customer service, the redesigned showroom includes new seating areas and work tables, as well as hosting space for seminars

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    DriTac appoints two regional sales managers

    Clifton, N.J.—DriTac Flooring Products has appointed Brett Butler to the position of Southwest regional sales manager and Jeff Feller to the position of Midwest regional sales manager. Both Butler and Feller come to DriTac with over 20 years of experience working with manufacturers, distributors and contractors in the flooring industry. Butler has worked for several wood flooring coatings manufacturers and Feller has had sales roles with various prominent domestic and

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    Crossville distribution division launches new name, branding

    Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville Tile & Stone, the distribution division of Crossville Inc., has changed its name to Crossville Studios and is unveiling a refreshed brand identity that reflects its growth and transformation, while celebrating the history and heritage of the Crossville legacy. According to David Koenig, vice president and general manager of Crossville Studios, the rebranding project is the result of many months of strategic planning, precipitated by recent acquisitions that

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    Mohawk Industries takes top honors, earns Top Employer

    Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries has received a new accolade from the Top Employer Institute for creating a great work environment for employees. Mohawk is the first and only flooring manufacturer to earn the Top Employer status in the Americas group. “We are honored to be recognized by the Top Employer Institute and are proud to earn this certification that highlights our commitment to employees,” said Paul White, Mohawk senior director of

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    Turkishceramics to ‘talk Turkey’ at Coverings 2017

    Ankara, Turkey—Turkishceramics will showcase new products, savvy business initiatives, wonderful hospitality and, a new catchphrase themed specifically for the U.S.: “Let’s talk Turkey!” at this year’s Coverings in Orlando, April 4-8. The new catchphrase is influenced by the American definition for “talking turkey,” meaning to talk business. During Coverings, Turkishceramics, along with a number of its U.S.-focused manufacturer/members, will exhibit at the Turkish Pavilion. In addition to highlighting new products,

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    Aspecta by Metroflor to sponsor keynote address at NeoCon

    Norwalk, Conn.—Aspecta by Metroflor is sponsoring keynote speaker Jessica Green’s presentation during NeoCon’s 2017 Conference Program. Green is a scientist and the founding director of the Biology and the Built Environment (BioBE) Center. As founding director of the BioBE Center, Green works with architects and engineers to advance the public’s understanding of how microbial communities assemble, interact, evolve and influence public health. She is also co-founder and CTO of Phylagen, a

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    Milliken enhances Imagine collection with new patterns

    Spartanburg, S.C.—Milliken has expanded its Imagine Figurative collection for residential interiors with four texture-based designs. The new designs—Casual Craft, Grayton, Slimline and Somerton—are small-scale broadloom patterns that are easy to

    Read More

    American OEM achieves Indoor Advantage Gold Certification for hardwood products

    Burns, Tenn.—American OEM Hardwood Floors has achieved Indoor Advantage Gold Certification for its hardwood flooring products. Indoor Advantage Gold certification assures that building material products support a healthy indoor environment

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    Emser Tile opens Tampa branch, receives Houzz ‘Best of Design’ award

    Los Angeles—Emser Tile has opened its 71st branch location in Tampa, Fla. this week—marking the company’s fifth location in Florida. Emser continues to grow their presence throughout North America, expanding

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