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  • Carpet One reveals 2017 pink ribbon welcome mat

    Manchester, N.H.—Carpet One Floor & Home released its 2017 collection of pink ribbon welcome mats to support breast cancer research, with 18 new mats that are stylish, humorous or whimsical to marry with any home design preference. The Carpet One Welcomes Your Support campaign has been raising funds to support organizations and researchers searching for a cure since 2004 and has raised almost one million dollars so far. Twenty-five percent of

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    Armstrong Flooring raises Airbase dealers to ‘Elite’ status

    Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong Flooring has announced that all 12 AirBase Carpet and Tile superstore locations have achieved Elite Retailer status. The retailers serve markets in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, South Jersey and South Carolina. “We are proud to recognize and thank AirBase for their continuing excellence and commitment to the Armstrong Flooring Elite Program,” said Tom Cole, senior channel marketing manager, aligned retail, Armstrong Flooring. “They are consistently on the forefront of

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    Galleher, 3M provide support for fire relief

    San Francisco—Galleher and 3M are partnering to help those impacted by the fires in California. Both companies are sending food, clothing and supplies to people in need in Napa, Solano and Sonoma counties. 3M and Galleher will also be delivering smoke masks, earplugs, garbage bags and bottled water to Santa Rosa and Napa. Galleher is also allowing relief workers to use its Rohnert Park warehouse—near Santa Rosa—as a staging area, helping

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    Silverman retires as president, COO of Abbey Carpet Co.

    Bonita Springs, Fla.—After 24 years of dedication to Abbey Carpet and Floor and its affiliates, Steve Silverman has decided to retire so he can spend more time with his grandchildren. His commitment and contributions to the growth and development of the franchise over the years have been numerous. The group wishes him good health and much happiness in the years to come. Going forward, Ted Dlugokienski, CFO, will take over

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    Marca Corona: Modern industrial style for ‘Made in Italy’ porcelain tiles

    Sassuolo, Italy—Marca Corona, one of the oldest ceramic tile manufacturers in northern Italy, has been producing top-quality ceramic tiles since 1741. The company has consistently been a part of the ceramic industry’s evolution by combining the most advanced techniques and aesthetic designs. Today, Marca Corona produces top-quality products and distributes mosaics, wall and floor coverings in Italy and across the world. In 2006, Marca Corona USA was established, introducing North

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    Certified Floorcovering Installers Association goes global

    Forney, Texas—Certified Floorcovering Installers Association (CFI) has expanded its presence in China, according to Robert Varden, vice president. Negotiations to establish a CFI satellite operation in Shanghai have been underway since last summer. “A year’s worth of planning, negotiating and research has culminated in a partnership with the Shanghai Chemical Building Materials Trade Association (SCBMTA),” Varden said. “Our new arrangement in China represents CFI’s first free-standing overseas operation.” The new

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    Armstrong Flooring receives FloorScore certification for solid hardwood products

    Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong Flooring has achieved FloorScore certification for the company’s solid hardwood products including the Armstrong, Bruce and Capella brands. All Armstrong wood manufacturing facilities including Beverly, W.Va., Warren, Ark., and West Plains, Mo., are now FloorScore certified. FloorScore is a certification program that helps specifiers and end users easily identify manufacturers and products that adhere to the strictest standards for indoor environmental practices and production. Armstrong has a long

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    National Karastan Month celebrates signature style, consumer savings

    Calhoun, Ga.—National Karastan Month kicked off Sept. 21 and runs through Nov. 7. This annual celebration of the distinctive luxury brand offers consumer savings and extensive promotional campaigns for Karastan retailers nationwide. Consumers can take advantage of Karastan’s promotional pricing on select Karastan styles ranging from beautiful wool carpets to family-friendly SmartStrand Forever Clean styles. Participating retail stores also will be offering special financing. To assist in driving the success

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    Patcraft launches Vinings, Ivy Walk

    Cartersville, Ga.—Patcraft has introduced Vining, the company’s newest LVT, and Ivy Walk, a heterogeneous sheet product. The two flooring products were created to work in tandem to impart a sense of being surrounded by nature’s serenity and evoke a calming atmosphere to promote healing within a space. Vinings was named a 2016 Silver Nightingale Award recipient in recognition for its contribution to the healthcare built environment through product design and

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    Shaw opens commercial Create Centre

    Cartersville, Ga.—Shaw Industries has opened its commercial Create Centre here. The three-story, 67,000-square-foot Centre houses the commercial division’s marketing, design and innovation associates, including its Patcraft and Shaw Contract teams. Designed by integrated architecture, design, planning and consulting firm Gensler, the Create Centre offers a stimulating storytelling environment that is a catalyst for growth and innovation across Shaw’s commercial business units. Supporting Shaw’s client-centric approach, the new workspace provides a

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    Carpet One reveals 2017 pink ribbon welcome mat

    Manchester, N.H.—Carpet One Floor & Home released its 2017 collection of pink ribbon welcome mats to support breast cancer research, with 18 new mats that are stylish, humorous or whimsical to

    Read More

    Armstrong Flooring raises Airbase dealers to ‘Elite’ status

    Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong Flooring has announced that all 12 AirBase Carpet and Tile superstore locations have achieved Elite Retailer status. The retailers serve markets in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, South Jersey and

    Read More

    Galleher, 3M provide support for fire relief

    San Francisco—Galleher and 3M are partnering to help those impacted by the fires in California. Both companies are sending food, clothing and supplies to people in need in Napa, Solano

    Read More
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