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  • Karndean to host Korlok launch party

    Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring invites area architects, designers, retailers and homeowners to celebrate its new rigid core interlocking floor and find out why “everything clicks with Korlok” at the company’s U.S. corporate showroom and headquarters, Aug. 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. After more than three years in development, join Karndean for the unveiling of its new Korlok collection, comprised of 12 colors in a 56 x 9 format that features

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    CCA Global Partners to host annual charity golf tournament

    Manchester, N.H.—CCA Global Partners is preparing for its 15th Annual Alan Greenberg Charity Golf Tournament which benefits the Floor Covering Industry Foundation (FCIF). The event will be held Sept. 19 at the Barnsley Gardens resort located in the foothills of the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains. The charity golf tournament will bring together industry colleagues to support this worthy cause. FCIF provides financial support in times of need to those who are

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    Shamrock names new plant manager

    Memphis, Tenn.—Shamrock Plank Flooring has named Terence Bittmann plant manager. In this position Bittmann will collaborate with Jack Shannon, Jr., president, and Jeremy Keel, director of operations, on improving Shamrock’s operations to meet the demands of today’s customers while looking to accommodate future business growth. Prior to Shamrock, Bittmann was a production supervisor at Gibson Brands. Bittmann has brought a wealth of leadership experience and an emphasis on precision quality

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    BBOSS continues expansion of national sales team

    Norcross, Ga.—BBOSS, a leading provider of private label programs and brands, has named Norb Savage business development manager of the North America unit. Savage is a 30-year veteran of Armstrong Flooring, serving in key roles, including vice president of residential sales for the western United States and regional sales manager for the Midwest. With the addition of Savage, BBOSS continues to strengthen its national sales team by adding top industry

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    Emser Tile expands East Coast, Midwest operations

    Suffolk, Va.–Emser Tile has opened its third distribution center in North America. This Suffolk, Va., location will service the growing East Coast and Midwest markets. The distribution center expands the company’s resources to account for a growing product portfolio and increased customer demand. The new 400,000-square-foot distribution center, with the capacity to expand to 850,000 square feet, stems from Emser Tile’s considerable growth and increased inventory, and supports Emser Tile’s

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    Shaw Floors opens registration to aligned retailers for fall sales event

    Shaw Floors opens registration to aligned retailers for fall sales Dalton–Shaw Floors has opened registration for its fall national promotion, the Shaw Friends and Family sales event, to Shaw Flooring Network aligned retailers who participate in the company’s consumer financing program. Registration must be completed by Aug. 25 and the promotion, which includes a broad assortment of Shaw, Anderson and Tuftex styles, will run from Oct. 1 to Nov. 11.

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    Crossville launches new porcelain tile collection

    Crossville, Tenn.–Crossville has announced its latest porcelain tile collection, Notorious. The line is created with warm, neutral tones in the sophisticated look of concrete, delivering high impact design style and offering the strong technical performance expected of porcelain tile. Complimentary samples of the new product may be ordered on crossvilleinc.com. “This line is all about inviting designers to mix and match to create their own surfacing solutions,” said Lindsey Waldrep,

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    Karndean Designflooring introduces Vantage program

    Export, Pa.–Karndean Designflooring has announced the introduction of its online retailer platform, Karndean Vantage. The program, a new support system for continued growth, is designed to provide its retail partners with access to qualified sales leads, a more detailed “Find A Retailer” store profile, online ordering and marketing materials. All aspects of the Vantage program will be live in early 2018. Karndean Vantage gives retailers the tools they need to

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    Carlisle expands staff after soft surface division launch

    Stoddard, N.H.—Carlisle recently expanded its team to include a group of employees with vast industry and luxury brand experience. The expansion follows the launch of the company’s new soft surface division. The company has named Amy Warren director of sales for the new soft surface product line. Warren is an accomplished sales professional with a highly successful track record of boosting sales across multiple industries while delivering effective customer service. She was

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    Department of Veteran Affairs adopts INSTALL certification standards

    By John T. McGrath Jr. The International Standards and Training Alliance (INSTALL) has strengthened its partnership with the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The goal is to ensure floor covering is specified and installed in a way that minimizes product failures in VA facilities across the U.S. The VA actively strives for the highest level of construction and installation standards across its thousands of facilities. From the foundation to

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    Karndean to host Korlok launch party

    Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring invites area architects, designers, retailers and homeowners to celebrate its new rigid core interlocking floor and find out why “everything clicks with Korlok” at the company’s U.S.

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    CCA Global Partners to host annual charity golf tournament

    Manchester, N.H.—CCA Global Partners is preparing for its 15th Annual Alan Greenberg Charity Golf Tournament which benefits the Floor Covering Industry Foundation (FCIF). The event will be held Sept. 19 at

    Read More

    Shamrock names new plant manager

    Memphis, Tenn.—Shamrock Plank Flooring has named Terence Bittmann plant manager. In this position Bittmann will collaborate with Jack Shannon, Jr., president, and Jeremy Keel, director of operations, on improving Shamrock’s

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