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    Hannover Fairs USA to launch Domotex USA

Hannover Fairs USA to launch Domotex USA

Chicago—Hannover Fairs USA will debut Domotex USA, focused on the American residential flooring industry, from Feb. 28-March 2, 2019 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Domotex USA will consist of exhibition space, conferences and education, featuring flooring and flooring innovations. Exhibitors will display the latest machine-made carpets, wall-to-wall carpeting, textile floor coverings, handmade rugs, resilient flooring, design flooring/luxury vinyl tile and laminate flooring, parquet and wood flooring, as well as

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    Mannington Commercial captures Best of Neocon, HiP awards

Mannington Commercial captures Best of Neocon, HiP awards

Chicago—Mannington Commercial, a leader in flooring for commercial interiors, has won Best of NeoCon Gold and Silver awards and an Honoring Industry People (HiP) award. The company received the Gold award in the Healthcare Flooring category for its Divergent modular carpet and Divergent LVT companion collections. The Infused collection of LVT captured NeoCon silver and the HiP award. Inspired by nature and designed for a variety of healthcare, retail, hospitality

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    Mr. David’s Flooring wins five Starnet Design Awards

Mr. David’s Flooring wins five Starnet Design Awards

Miami—Mr. David’s Flooring, a commercial flooring contractor based in Itasca, Ill., was awarded four gold and one bronze prize at this year’s Starnet Design Awards, which took place during Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership’s annual meeting held April 14 to 16 here. The gold award-winning projects include: Healthcare and People’s Choice for Rush University Medical Center Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Chicago; Unique Installation for Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Fla.;

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    CFI 2016 convention will offer education, networking opportunities

CFI 2016 convention will offer education, networking opportunities

Dallas—The annual CFI convention is the go-to event for information on new products, tools, techniques and installation training. The show packs everything installers need to know into two days. This year’s highly anticipated program will take place here August 3-5. The CFI convention attracts professionals from every sector of the flooring industry. It is the show “where all of the business surrounding installation happens”—a uniquely dedicated launching pad for companies

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    Coverings reports growth for 2016 edition

Coverings reports growth for 2016 edition

Alexandria, Va.— The growth and energy at Coverings 2016 strengthened the show’s position as the leading international tile and stone exhibition in North America. More than 25,000 industry professionals attended the week-long expo, held April 18-21 in Chicago. This figure is an increase in overall attendance from the 2015 show and affirms positive movement in the tile and stone market. The attendance count is a 15% increase from 2009, the last year Coverings

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    Crossville sponsors Southern Style Now Showhouse

Crossville sponsors Southern Style Now Showhouse

Crossville, Tenn.— Crossville will be the exclusive tile sponsor for the first-ever Southern Style Now Showhouse, presented by Traditional Home Magazine. The 15-room house, a Queen Anne Victorian built in 1896 and located on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans’ Uptown District, has received an extensive renovation led by some of the nation’s top interior designers. The remodeled home will debut during a gala event on May 18 benefiting New

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    NAFCD, NBMDA partner again for 2016 annual convention

NAFCD, NBMDA partner again for 2016 annual convention

Chicago—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) and the North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) have extended their partnership in 2016. The highly anticipated NAFCD + NBMDA annual convention will take place Nov. 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency here. Bringing together more than 700 distribution professionals representing the leading distributors in the U.S. and Canada, the tabletop networking forum allows distributors and manufacturers to connect face-to-face and

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    Durkan honored for HD Expo launch

Durkan honored for HD Expo launch

Las Vegas—Durkan, the hospitality brand of Mohawk Group, was awarded the top product design award in the Carpeting/Carpet Systems/Rugs category for its Traces collection at the 2016 Hospitality and Design Expo and Conference (HD Expo) held here May 4-6. The annual HD Expo is the premier trade show for the hospitality design industry. The IIDA/HD Annual Product Design Competition honors innovation, function and aesthetic advancements in the hospitality industry. This

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    Stiles’ Flooring Day explores new manufacturing technologies

Stiles’ Flooring Day explores new manufacturing technologies

Grand Rapids, Mich.—Stiles Machinery—a supplier of equipment integration, financial services, education, service and parts to the flooring industry—kicked off an event-filled week for North American flooring manufacturers on April 26 with its Flooring Day 2016 event in the company’s High Point, N.C., showroom and finishing lab. The event showcased the latest emerging trends and technologies for engineered flooring and solid wood processing manufacturers who later attended the nearby National Wood Flooring Association

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NWFA Wood Flooring Expo show floor sold out

St. Louis—With eight weeks to go until the National Wood Flooring Association’s  (NWFA) 2016 Wood Flooring Expo, the tradeshow floor of the event has sold out with 485 booths registered to 273 companies. The event will be held April 27-30 in Charlotte, N.C. “We really value early indicators such as this to let us know we are on track,” said Michael Martin, NWFA president and CEO.”The industry has come together,

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    Domotex Asia/Chinafloor 2016 expected to break records

Domotex Asia/Chinafloor 2016 expected to break records

Shanghai, China—All indicators point to a strong, bigger and more international Domotex Asia/ChinaFloor 2016. The leading international flooring show in Asia-Pacific is receiving a positive response from both ends of the flooring market: exhibitors and professional visitors. More than 1,300 exhibitors are expected to participate in the 18th edition of the show, a considerable increase in attendees is expected according to online pre-registration. “As the most popular trade show for

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    Florida Tile’s Hayes inducted into CTDA Hall of Fame

Florida Tile’s Hayes inducted into CTDA Hall of Fame

Lexington, Ky.—Doug Hayes, director of commercial and business development for Florida Tile, has been inducted into the Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA) Hall of Fame. Announcement of his induction was made at the 2015 Total Solutions Plus Convention held in October. Michael Franceschelli, CEO, Florida Tile, said, “On behalf of our company, I congratulate Doug on this honor. However, I am most pleased for Doug, knowing the commitment he has

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    CCA to host first-ever Building Buzz conference

CCA to host first-ever Building Buzz conference

Manchester, N.H.—Key brands from CCA Global Partners including Flooring America, Flooring Canada, International Design Guild and The Floor Trader will host Building Buzz, the first-ever, independent-retailer focused social media and digital conference held Sept. 20-22 at the Tampa Marriot Waterside in Tampa, Fla. Featuring a powerhouse lineup of leading social media and marketing executives from North America, Building Buzz will focus on helping independent retailers navigate the rapid changes in digital

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    Metroflor holds grand opening for new facility

Metroflor holds grand opening for new facility

Calhoun, Ga.— Halstead International and Metroflor received the prestigious Green Globes certification for its Innovation & Design Center here. To celebrate, the company held a grand opening celebration for the facility—the third in Georgia and the first in Calhoun to have earned that distinction. Harlan Stone, CEO and president of Halstead, was joined by Russ Rogg, president and CEO, Metroflor, at the ribbon cutting ceremony on July 28. Joining staff were representatives

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    Flooring America follows direction of diversification

Flooring America follows direction of diversification

Focus on new dealer opportunities, fashion meeting technology By Jenna Lippin Dallas—Diversification was the name of the game at the Flooring America summer conneXtion convention, held here July 13-14. With seven new members brought on over the last six months, the group realizes how important it is to continue to attract retailers and keep existing Flooring America dealers happy and enthusiastic. Opportunities for Flooring America members now stretch beyond flooring

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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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