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    Commercial sector stalls, then rebounds, in 2016

Commercial sector stalls, then rebounds, in 2016

July 3/10: Volume 32, Issue 2 By Reginald Tucker   The U.S. non-residential construction industry finished strong in 2016, with key end-use segments posting some of the highest numbers since the market began to rebound in the spring of 2015. That’s according to newly released U.S. Department of Commerce figures that show non-residential construction spending reached a seasonally adjusted annual value of $430.1 billion in December, nearly the same as

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    State of the Industry: The builder business is back

State of the Industry: The builder business is back

January 2/9, 2017: Volume 31, Number 15 By K.J. Quinn Fueled by significant gains in single- and multi-family units, the new housing market skyrocketed by 25.5% in October, an indication one of the major drivers of the U.S. economy and flooring industry is moving full steam ahead. “The builder market is showing improvement,” observed Dawn McElfresh, builder channel marketing manager, Armstrong Flooring. “The variety of homes in production is helping

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    Tile & stone show set to make Atlanta debut

Tile & stone show set to make Atlanta debut

By Louis Iannaco Volume 26/Number 24; April 15/22, 2013 Coverings 2013 is sure to be the most exciting tile and stone super show ever, noted show director Karin Fendrich of National Trade Productions (NTP), the management company for Coverings, as the biggest tile and stone market in the U.S. comes to Atlanta for the first time in its 20-plus year history. Coverings is on track to have more than 900 exhibitors

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    Surfaces expands education options for A&D community

Surfaces expands education options for A&D community

FCNews to again sponsor floor covering tracks Volume 26/Number 16; Dec. 17/24, 2012 Dallas—As designers and architects prepare to make the trek next month to Las Vegas for S² Surfaces|StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013, show officials announced attendees will be met with an expanded offering of complementary education customized to meet their specific demands. Scheduled to take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from Jan. 28 to Jan. 31, more than

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Expanded education at Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013

Designers and architects looking to see the largest assortment of floor covering, natural stone products, and the latest trends should not look any further. With an expanded offering of complementary education customized to meet the specific demands of designers and architects, S² Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas is the place to be. S² will be held Jan. 28 to 31, 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas to offer diverse education

Floor covering and stone industry professionals seeking a cutting-edge, multi-track educational program to enrich their business development should register today for Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas while the conference program is still free with exhibits registration. These leading industry events are scheduled for January 28-31, 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. More than 70 business, installation, technical and “hot topic” sessions representing the newest ideas on every challenge from sealing

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    noraplan sentica promotes a soothing, healing environment

noraplan sentica promotes a soothing, healing environment

Salem, N.H. — nora systems is proud to introduce noraplan sentica, the latest high-performance floor covering from nora that offers versatility for healthcare applications. “We brought together designers from across North America to drive the design and the color selection for noraplan sentica,” explained Andreas Mueller, president, nora systems, Inc. “Our goal was to have this group develop a product that provides more options for our customers, and that‘s exactly

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    Nora launches Revit materials library for 3D projects

Nora launches Revit materials library for 3D projects

Salem, N.H.– Designed to help architects and designers create more detailed, accurate renderings, the new Autodesk Revit Architecture materials library from nora systems makes it possible to incorporate nora flooring into their 3D designs. “Our new Revit flooring library allows designers to insert nora flooring into their designs to bring their vision to life long before installation happens,” explained Amy Bostock, manager, marketing and creative services, nora North America. “In developing this resource,

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CBC Flooring offering CEU course on polyolefin

Commack, Ny. — CBC Flooring is now offering an AIA- and USGBC-certified continuing education unit (CEU) course on the benefits of polyolefin and PVC/Halogen-free flooring for architects, designers and specifiers. The hour-long course has been presented to over 600 professionals in the A&D community this year alone in markets across the U.S., and is the first of several planned courses CBC Flooring will present.

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USG expands tile, flooring salesforce

Chicago—USG Corp.’s Tile and Flooring Solutions group is reorganizing and expanding its team to better support its customers and its expanding portfolio of innovative products and solutions. Steve Bjorklund was

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Creating Your Space introduces new features

San Rafael, Calif.—Creating Your Space is introducing a host of innovations for 2018. These introductions include programmatic advertising, YouTube advertising, a “More Like This” feature as well as an e-commerce

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T&L Distributing partners with Tarkett

Houston—T&L Distributing has entered a distribution partnership with Tarkett. Through this collaboration, T&L Distributing will immediately begin offering Tarkett’s resilient residential and commercial products, including Tarkett’s Johnsonite brand, to its

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