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    FCNews exclusive: Bob Shaw—The interview

FCNews exclusive: Bob Shaw—The interview

January 22/29, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 16   The year was 2009. The economy was in a freefall. Carpet was losing market share to hard surface. You’re nearly an octogenarian with enough money in the bank to last multiple lifetimes. You’re golf game remains respectable. Conventional wisdom dictates that the last thing you would ever do is launch a carpet mill. But conventional has never been a word in Bob

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    Engineered Floors’ merger with J+J Flooring completed

Engineered Floors’ merger with J+J Flooring completed

Dalton–Engineered Floors has announced that the merger with J+J Flooring Group has been completed. “We are excited about the opportunities that the merger of these two companies will create,” said Bob Shaw, chairman and CEO of Engineered Floors. “During the due diligence process, we were impressed with their service levels, product quality and the overall performance of the J+J organization.”

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Specialty vendor, Stainmaster roll buy in spotlight

Las Vegas—When the National Floorcovering Alliance (NFA) meets here each year on the morning prior to Surfaces, one of the primary goals is to expose its members to vendors not present at the group’s two major gatherings in the spring and fall. Referred to as tier 2 suppliers, members have the opportunity to spend three hours with “specialty vendors” in a table-top trade show format, allowing them to fill in

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    Engineered Floors pegs Lesslie

Engineered Floors pegs Lesslie

Dalton —Engineered Floors announced that James Lesslie, most recently COO of the nation’s third largest carpet manufacturer, Beaulieu of America, has joined the company as assistant to the chairman.

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CFI expands footprint in Canada

Forney, Texas—The International Certified Flooring Installers Association (CFI) continues to expand its presence in Canada. A new free-standing facility in Toronto, Ontario, will open in April and be overseen by

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Dal-Tile launches new ‘Why Tile’ campaign on National Tile Day

Dallas—Dal-Tile is officially launching its own “Why Tile” campaign on National Tile Day 2018. The campaign is designed to complement the Tile Council of North America’s ongoing Why Tile campaign

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Armstrong Flooring recognizes excellence in distribution

Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong Flooring honored the recipients of the 2017 Thomas Armstrong Awards at Surfaces last month. The awards honor distributors that exemplify integrity, a resilience of spirit and deep dedication to

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