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    Fuse Alliance: Growing stronger every day

Fuse Alliance: Growing stronger every day

By Reginald Tucker   New Orleans—Rising contractor membership numbers, a steady uptick in vendor partners, a respectable surge in buying power and, more importantly, a growing influence on the specification of a variety of commercial flooring products and services. These are some of the accomplishments Fuse Alliance leadership shared with attendees at the group’s recent annual conference here earlier this month. “This is the biggest group we’ve ever had,” said

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    NeoCon to host comprehensive seminar series

NeoCon to host comprehensive seminar series

Chicago—NeoCon will deliver a world-class educational experience for its 50th edition including four marquee presentations and more than 100 CEU programs June 11-13 at The Mart. Show organizers have curated a rich program of seminars that explore a wide range of topics including a roadmap for achieving WELL certification, applying psychology to design and trends influencing the next decade in healthcare facility design. New this year, NeoCon will explore the

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    NeoCon 50 announces marquee presentations

NeoCon 50 announces marquee presentations

Chicago—Plans are well underway for the milestone 50th edition of NeoCon, the world’s leading platform for the commercial design industry, June 11-13, at The Mart in Chicago. A banner lineup of programming is on tap from some of the preeminent, influential names in design and beyond. The show will feature two marquee presentations on opening day. To kick off the show there will be a presentation led by Art Gensler,

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    NeoCon celebrates 50 years of tomorrow’s design

NeoCon celebrates 50 years of tomorrow’s design

Chicago—Registration is now open for the 50th edition of NeoCon, the world’s leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry. NeoCon 50 will take place June 11-13 at The Mart in Chicago. Since its launch in 1969, the show has served as a launching pad for iconic brands and products in the commercial design world. Its conference program is at the forefront of thought

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    New multi-family housing rides rollercoaster in 2017

New multi-family housing rides rollercoaster in 2017

January 8/15, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 15 By K.J. Quinn   Builders and residential contractors experienced a rollercoaster ride serving the multi-family housing market in 2017, observers reported, as this volatile business saw demand fluctuate by quarter and macro issues impede growth. “When the final data come in, we expect multi-family starts to be down almost 10% over the course of 2017,” said Robert Dietz, senior vice president and chief

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Shannon Specialty Floors unveils new visual floor designer

Milwaukee, Wis.—Shannon Specialty Floors has launched its new interactive online visual floor designer. Available on Shannon Specialty Floors’ website, the new design tool allows users to select from 12 commercial room scene options and integrate with any of the company’s 18 collections of commercial flooring solutions. Visitors to the site can experiment with different color combinations and patterns of the company’s resilient sheet, luxury vinyl tile and plank, and PVC free

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    Greenbuild 2017: Short but select group of flooring exhibitors come with an agenda

Greenbuild 2017: Short but select group of flooring exhibitors come with an agenda

November 20/27, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 12 By Steven Feldman   Boston—Flooring companies were few and far between as 700 exhibitors convened here earlier this month at Greenbuild, billed as the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. But those who did make the trip to Beantown came with a purpose. From demonstrating a commitment to sustainability and transparency to the concept of biophilia, a select group of

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    NeoCon East: Vendors showcase broad range of products, designs

NeoCon East: Vendors showcase broad range of products, designs

November 20/27, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 12 By Lindsay Baillie   Philadelphia—With roughly 5,000 attendees and more than 150 exhibitors, NeoCon East provided the commercial interiors community another opportunity to engage on the East Coast during the fall season. The two-day show, which took place here at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Nov. 15–16, featured four keynote speeches, more than 25 CEUs and countless opportunities for attendees to network and learn

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NeoCon East 2017 connects commercial interiors community

Philadelphia—With four powerful keynotes, more than 25 CEUs and over 150 exhibitors, NeoCon East treated the East Coast design community to two productive days of programming, networking and products, Nov. 15 and 16. Exhibiting companies gained valuable direct contact with key architects, designers and major corporate and government end users, while attending professionals gained insight and access to the latest ideas and innovations in the industry. Many exhibitors have already

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    Mohawk ‘All In’ at Greenbuild with residential, commercial products

Mohawk ‘All In’ at Greenbuild with residential, commercial products

Calhoun, Ga.—For the first time at Greenbuild, Mohawk Industries’ residential and commercial divisions will share the spotlight to show that Mohawk is “all in” when it comes to sustainable flooring. Greenbuild, the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, will take place Nov. 8–10 in Boston at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Mohawk Flooring and Mohawk Group will be exhibiting on-site in booth space No. 1807. “The

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Mohawk Commercial spot airs on NBCSN

Calhoun, Ga.—A 30-second commercial created by Mohawk Industries to highlight its involvement with the 2017 Icy Hot Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Chattanooga, Tenn., recently aired on the popular NBC Sports Network (NBCSN). The spot, produced internally by Mohawk’s Creative Solutions team, was broadcast during the Icy Hot Ironman 70.3 World Championship special that aired earlier this month ahead of the 2017 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. The commercial

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Tarkett named finalist in LearningScapes award competition

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett North America is supporting and participating in the Association for Learning Environments’ (A4LE) LearningScapes 2017, to be held Oct. 26–29 in Atlanta. The manufacturer is a Platinum-level sponsor of the LearningScapes which is designed to bring together those who plan, design, equip, furnish and maintain places where students learn. Tarkett has also been named a finalist for the event’s annual Solution Provider Award. A highlight of LearningScapes is SchoolsNext,

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    Resilient: LVT—A five-tool player that’s finding comfort in virtually all segments

Resilient: LVT—A five-tool player that’s finding comfort in virtually all segments

October 9/16, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 9 By Ken Ryan   In baseball, a five-tool player excels at all the fundamentals. In flooring, that five-tool “player” would be LVT—a rare product rich in features and versatility suitable for virtually all commercial and residential segments—from Courtyard Marriott hotel rooms to residential basements. LVT (including WPC and rigid core products) has been growing at a double-digit rate for the past several years,

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    Shaw opens commercial Create Centre

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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    Shaw Industries acquires Tricycle

Shaw Industries acquires Tricycle

Dalton, Ga.—Shaw Industries has completed the purchase of Tricycle, a technology innovator supporting the commercial interiors business. The acquisition will enable Shaw’s commercial business to be a leader in carpet sampling simulation and digital tools. Tricycle produces digital carpet samples for major floor covering manufacturers. Founded in 2002 in Chattanooga, Tenn., the company helps commercial interiors manufacturers, interior designers and architects work more efficiently and produce less sample waste. Tricycle’s

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Laticrete launches LHT Plus for large, heavy tile flooring applications

Bethany, Conn.—Laticrete has introduced LHT Plus, a polymer-modified large and heavy tile mortar specifically formulated to provide a one-step installation for large format ceramic tile, porcelain tile and stone on

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CTEF focuses on qualified labor at Coverings 18

Atlanta, Ga.—The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) will focus on tile installation excellence and qualified labor demonstrations during Coverings’18, the Global Tile & Stone Experience taking place at the Georgia

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Domotex asia/ChinaFloor concludes 20th Anniversary edition

Shanghai, China—Domotex asia/ChinaFloor’s 20thAnniversary edition closed March 22, achieving new milestones in international visitor and exhibitor numbers as well as increased participation with VIP programs and onsite events. The show

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