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    Durkan and NEWH: Creativity, innovation key components of D*Scover competition

Durkan and NEWH: Creativity, innovation key components of D*Scover competition

Marietta, Ga.— One of the most exciting carpet design competitions is back for its third consecutive year. Durkan, the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group, and NEWH (The Network of the Hospitality Industry) are now accepting entries for D*scover, an annual contest that recognizes the talents of professional and student designers on the rise. Participants will compete for an opportunity to have their innovative hospitality carpet designs on display May

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    MusselBound launches peel and stick adhesive line

MusselBound launches peel and stick adhesive line

Boston—MusselBound, an innovative manufacturer of adhesives and sealants for demanding applications, announces the launch of a new line of peel and stick adhesives membranes for setting tile. MusselBound tile adhesive membrane, powered by Tri-Elastomer Technology, is a double-sided, high-performance, PSA (pressure sensitive adhesive) specifically designed and tested to set, re-position, and permanently adhere all types of tile including; ceramic, stone, porcelain, glass, and marble.  MusselBound is a 100% solids, no-VOC, visco-elastic

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Gerflor rolls out LVT with vertical locking system

Chicago– Gerflor, a global leader in the design and manufacture of specialized resilient flooring, today announced the launch of its Creation Clic System to become the only true, high traffic vertical click flooring system on the market. Unlike other Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) and laminate, which use a slip in or horizontal locking method, Creation Clic System includes a fiberglass grid to provide unmatched stability. This 6 mm thick LVT

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Surfaces to host Mohawk western regional

by Steven Feldman FCNews has learned that Mohawk Industries will be holding its Western regional market at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in conjunction with Surfaces, the flooring industry’s premier trade show. Mohawk has taken 12,660 square feet on the second floor lobby adjacent to the Surfaces show floor.

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    Raskin unveils Elevations floating LVT

Raskin unveils Elevations floating LVT

New York–Michael Raskin, who in 2007 pioneered the floating LVT category with the launch of Konecto, has taken the category to the next level via the launch of Elevations. The true loose lay product requires no adhesive strip or locking system. Rather, stability is achieved by virtue of a fiberglass sheet layer and non-skid attached PVC backing. The result is a faster, easier installation.

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    J+J/Invision launches mobile website

J+J/Invision launches mobile website

Dalton– J+J/Invision announces the release of its new mobile website, a companion to the full J+J/Invision website that is designed specifically for viewing on all handheld mobile devices. The site, an industry first, offers immediate access to the most critical information by providing quick reference and ordering capabilities from any location at any time. Within this simplified viewing experience, however, is a robust suite of features that includes large product

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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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    Cork flooring goes hi-tech

Cork flooring goes hi-tech

by Louis Iannaco Cork flooring has been around for 100 years or so but has never been more popular than it is today. From its sustainable attributes to the increasingnumber of patterns and colors now available, the sky is the limit for cork. The trend in cork flooring continues to be patterns that approximate the appearance of slate, granite or other products of nature, noted Lanny Trot-tman, president of Qu-Cork.  

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    National retailer redesigns with Mediterranea’s Mountain Timber

National retailer redesigns with Mediterranea’s Mountain Timber

When national retailer Earth Bound Trading planned a redesign of its stores stretching from Arizona to Key West, they knew a distinctive tile would be needed. The product selected was Mediterranea’s Mountain Timber  — a marriage of a tile to a retailer featuring down-to-earth products. Beginning with its location at the Storebriar Mall in Frisco, TX, Earth Bound Trading is installing Mediterranea’s Mountain Timber on the facade of its stores

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    Super-Click International designated charity for 2012

Super-Click International designated charity for 2012

Super-Click International, the marketers of the versatile click flooring system has announced Teams4U as the company’s charity of the year for 2012. Due to Super-Click International’s new presence to emerging markets in The Middle East, Africa, South East Asia and Eastern Europe, the flooring firm wishes to support Teams4U’s efforts in these countries, aiming to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children. During 2012, Super-Click will embark on

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    Coverings seeks stone and tile projects for 2012 Installation & Design Awards

Coverings seeks stone and tile projects for 2012 Installation & Design Awards

Alexandria, VA—A superior installation magnifies the real beauty of tile and stone. And, it is superior installations—along with the contractors and designers who’ve collaborated on them—that will be honored with the Coverings Installation and Design Awards. The presentation will be the crowning event of the 2012 Coverings Tile & Stone Exposition and Conference, April 17-20, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida.

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    Durkan announces new collaboration with product designer

Durkan announces new collaboration with product designer

MARIETTA, Ga. – One of the biggest names in hospitality design is bringing her in-depth knowledge of color forecasting and design trends to The Mohawk Group’s hospitality brand. Durkan is pleased to announce it has established a long-term relationship with designer Stacy Garcia, who will use her signature style and pattern design skills to create multiple new Durkan print and CYP carpet collections.

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    Domotex asia/ChinaFloor: China’s largest construction and green building event

Domotex asia/ChinaFloor: China’s largest construction and green building event

Shanghai, China – Domotex asia/ChinaFloor, already the world’s second largest floor covering trade show, is now a major attraction in Asia’s largest international construction industry event organized by VNU Exhibitions. The floor covering trade show has already booked 85% of its 11 halls, making it the largest, single showtaking place at the construction industry event in the Shanghai New International Expo Center March 27‐29, 2012. Domotex asia/ChinaFloor will run simultaneously with

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    Boutique rug designers take on carpet  giant in copyright infringement case

Boutique rug designers take on carpet giant in copyright infringement case

Toronto, ON – Creative Matters Inc., an all-woman boutique design firm specializing in the creation of responsible-luxury rugs and floor coverings, announced the copyright infringement lawsuit it had commenced on April 28, 2011, in the Federal Court of Canada (Court File No. T-726-11) against large-scale carpet manufacturer, Korhani of Canada Inc., had been resolved by mutual agreement prior to a hearing of the issues.

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USGBC launches App Lab

Washington, DC -The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has launched its online App Lab as part of its LEED Automation Program. The lab launched with eight applications, developed by LEED Automation Partners, and is designed for use with Internet browsers, tablets, smartphones and other devices. The App Lab is a searchable catalog of third-party apps that are integrated with LEED data. Each app is a fully functional software tool that

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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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