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    Milliken enhances Imagine collection with new patterns

Milliken enhances Imagine collection with new patterns

Spartanburg, S.C.—Milliken has expanded its Imagine Figurative collection for residential interiors with four texture-based designs. The new designs—Casual Craft, Grayton, Slimline and Somerton—are small-scale broadloom patterns that are easy to pair with additional patterning in residential interiors, such as upholstery. Color options range from light warm and cool neutrals to complimentary mid tones and deeper hues. These patterns were specifically designed to work with the entire Imagine Figurative program, which

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    American OEM achieves Indoor Advantage Gold Certification for hardwood products

American OEM achieves Indoor Advantage Gold Certification for hardwood products

Burns, Tenn.—American OEM Hardwood Floors has achieved Indoor Advantage Gold Certification for its hardwood flooring products. Indoor Advantage Gold certification assures that building material products support a healthy indoor environment by meeting strict indoor air quality (IAQ) chemical emission limits for volatile organic compounds (VOCs). “Given that most of us spend the majority of our time inside, we know indoor air quality is an important concern for both residential and

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    Emser Tile opens Tampa branch, receives Houzz ‘Best of Design’ award

Emser Tile opens Tampa branch, receives Houzz ‘Best of Design’ award

Los Angeles—Emser Tile has opened its 71st branch location in Tampa, Fla. this week—marking the company’s fifth location in Florida. Emser continues to grow their presence throughout North America, expanding their footprint in the Midwest and along the East Coast. Headquartered in Los Angeles, next year marks the company’s 50th anniversary. In the past year, Emser Tile has opened locations in Pompano and Miami, Fla., Columbus, Ohio, Lyndhurst, N.J., and

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    Aquafil USA moves extrusion operation to 100% renewable energy

Aquafil USA moves extrusion operation to 100% renewable energy

Cartersville, Ga.—Aquafil USA is moving its extrusion operation to 100% renewable energy. After March 21, the new, fully-dedicated electric substation will be activated to provide the company with energy coming entirely from green renewable sources—mostly wind and solar. The extrusion plant on 1 Aquafil Drive was inaugurated in 2006. Eleven years later, thanks to an agreement signed with the City of Cartersville electric department, Aquafil USA is just weeks away

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    MSI updates, expands Bay Area showroom, distribution capabilities

MSI updates, expands Bay Area showroom, distribution capabilities

Hayward, Calif. —M S International (MSI) has updated and doubled the size its Bay Area showroom and distribution center. Today, the company boasts more than 500 surfacing products displayed and inventoried throughout 5,600 square feet of showroom space and approximately 160,000 square feet of total warehousing space. Underscoring MSI’s commitment to customer service, the redesigned showroom includes new seating areas and work tables, as well as hosting space for seminars

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    DriTac appoints two regional sales managers

DriTac appoints two regional sales managers

Clifton, N.J.—DriTac Flooring Products has appointed Brett Butler to the position of Southwest regional sales manager and Jeff Feller to the position of Midwest regional sales manager. Both Butler and Feller come to DriTac with over 20 years of experience working with manufacturers, distributors and contractors in the flooring industry. Butler has worked for several wood flooring coatings manufacturers and Feller has had sales roles with various prominent domestic and

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    Crossville distribution division launches new name, branding

Crossville distribution division launches new name, branding

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville Tile & Stone, the distribution division of Crossville Inc., has changed its name to Crossville Studios and is unveiling a refreshed brand identity that reflects its growth and transformation, while celebrating the history and heritage of the Crossville legacy. According to David Koenig, vice president and general manager of Crossville Studios, the rebranding project is the result of many months of strategic planning, precipitated by recent acquisitions that

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    Mohawk Industries takes top honors, earns Top Employer

Mohawk Industries takes top honors, earns Top Employer

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries has received a new accolade from the Top Employer Institute for creating a great work environment for employees. Mohawk is the first and only flooring manufacturer to earn the Top Employer status in the Americas group. “We are honored to be recognized by the Top Employer Institute and are proud to earn this certification that highlights our commitment to employees,” said Paul White, Mohawk senior director of

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    Turkishceramics to ‘talk Turkey’ at Coverings 2017

Turkishceramics to ‘talk Turkey’ at Coverings 2017

Ankara, Turkey—Turkishceramics will showcase new products, savvy business initiatives, wonderful hospitality and, a new catchphrase themed specifically for the U.S.: “Let’s talk Turkey!” at this year’s Coverings in Orlando, April 4-8. The new catchphrase is influenced by the American definition for “talking turkey,” meaning to talk business. During Coverings, Turkishceramics, along with a number of its U.S.-focused manufacturer/members, will exhibit at the Turkish Pavilion. In addition to highlighting new products,

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    Mohawk’s Mike Zoellner to retire after 40 years in the industry

Mohawk’s Mike Zoellner to retire after 40 years in the industry

Calhoun, Ga.—As Mohawk’s vice president of marketing services Mike Zoellner celebrates his 40th anniversary with the company, he announced his retirement from Mohawk Industries, ending a successful 40-year career in the flooring industry. With dual degrees in applied math and computer science, Zoellner started his career as a software developer for Cort Furniture Rental, then owned by Mohawk Industries. In 1982, he began his career in the flooring industry, serving

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    America’s Floor Source CEO develops new retail lead management software

America’s Floor Source CEO develops new retail lead management software

Columbus, Ohio–Jason Goldberg, CEO of America’s Floor Source, and an outside programmer have developed a new retail lead management software which he demoed at this years Surfaces event. What started out as a solution for his personal store has turned into software accessible to all retailers in the flooring industry. Goldberg and his team recently officially launched the software using the domain RetailLeadManagement.com. The tool enables users to build leads

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    Domotex asia/ChinaFloor 2017: The Leader for Innovation in Asia-Pacific

Domotex asia/ChinaFloor 2017: The Leader for Innovation in Asia-Pacific

Shanghai, China—Domotex asia/ChinaFloor has secured its place as the leading trade show in Asia-Pacific for innovation in flooring, especially for new and emerging categories like LVT and WPC. Soon, the second delegation of leading North American distributors will meet with suppliers from China and Asia for a week-long event that will include guided factory tours and previews of product and new emerging technologies. As part of the tour, they will

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    Elias Wilf receives Mannington’s John B. Campbell Award

Elias Wilf receives Mannington’s John B. Campbell Award

Salem, N.J.–At its annual sales meeting recently, Mannington Mills presented Elias Wilf with the John B. Campbell Award. This award recognizes the outstanding performance of a Mannington distributor partner who is aligned with Mannington in strategy, business goals, values and culture. “Elias Wilf has won this prestigious award three times, which is a testament to the outstanding work of the entire Wilf team, led by Jeff Striegel (president of Elias

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Coverings 2017 releases Appreciation Days lineup

Arlington, Va.—Coverings, the largest international tile & stone exhibition in North America, has released the schedule of segment-focused Appreciation Days which provide enhanced learning and networking opportunities for builders, remodelers, architects, designers, contractors and fabricators. While programming for all groups will be held throughout the duration of Coverings, Appreciation Days are designed to feature tailored guided tours of the show floor, lunch, focused education sessions and more. Coverings 2017 will

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    Neocon to feature powerhouse programming

Neocon to feature powerhouse programming

Chicago, Ill.—NeoCon, a leading forum for the industry, will take place June 12-14 at The Mart in Chicago. The 2017 keynote programming will provide attendees with a comprehensive educational experience, examining timely topics and illuminating emerging trends that have far reaching effects. This year’s NeoCon Conference Program aims to answer the question: How can a better tomorrow be achieved, one with renewable cities and more efficient and responsive buildings? The

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    Dixie Group taps T.M. Nuckols as EVP of Dixie Residential

Dixie Group taps T.M. Nuckols as EVP of Dixie Residential

Dalton–Daniel K. Frierson, chairman; Kennedy Frierson, chief operating officer; and Paul Comiskey, president – Dixie Group Residential have announced that Thomas Martin (T.M.) Nuckols, Jr. will be joining The Dixie Group on Feb. 6, as executive vice president of Dixie Residential and will be located at the company’s corporate offices in Dalton. Nuckols joins the team as the company prepares for Paul Comiskey’s planned retirement. Comiskey formally made his retirement

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Mohawk Industries ranks 66 in Traning’s elite list

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk took top honors among all flooring companies on the 17th annual Training magazine “Top 125” list, placing 66 alongside some of the most highly regarded businesses in the United States. This marks the 11th consecutive year that Mohawk has earned a spot in the “Top 125” rankings compiled by the leading publication for learning and development professionals. “Our long history of appearing in Training’s ‘Top 125’ reflects the

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    FCLC holds first meeting of the year, identifies installation as top priority

FCLC holds first meeting of the year, identifies installation as top priority

Las Vegas—The Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) conducted its first meeting of 2017 on Jan. 19 in Las Vegas during The International Surfaces Event. The organization begins its third year as an industry-wide working group established to identify issues and develop solutions that lead to the success of the floor covering industry and its professionals. Fourteen volunteer representatives from flooring industry associations representing all sectors of the industry attended the

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Custom enhances mobile access to product information

Huntington Beach, Calif.–Custom Building Products recently unveiled a “made for iPad” version of its interactive mobile app and optimized its website for all mobile devices. The increased availability of product and service information through mobile technology allows Custom to effectively and efficiently accommodate the needs of tile installers, contractors, specifiers, architects, designers, distributors, retailers, homeowners and other customers. Built for use on iPhones, iPads and Android tablets and smartphones, the

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    Brodsky, Lorberbaum to be honored at T2T Footsteps to the Future Gala

Brodsky, Lorberbaum to be honored at T2T Footsteps to the Future Gala

New York—Industry leaders Howard Brodsky, co-founder, chairman and co-CEO, CCA Global Partners, and Jeff Lorberbaum, chairman and CEO, Mohawk Industries, will be honored by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation (T2T) at its Inaugural Footsteps to the Future Gala on April 20 at the One World Observatory in New York. At the event the non-profit organization will recognize the contributions and support of those who have helped T2T make

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Milliken enhances Imagine collection with new patterns

Spartanburg, S.C.—Milliken has expanded its Imagine Figurative collection for residential interiors with four texture-based designs. The new designs—Casual Craft, Grayton, Slimline and Somerton—are small-scale broadloom patterns that are easy to

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American OEM achieves Indoor Advantage Gold Certification for hardwood products

Burns, Tenn.—American OEM Hardwood Floors has achieved Indoor Advantage Gold Certification for its hardwood flooring products. Indoor Advantage Gold certification assures that building material products support a healthy indoor environment

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Emser Tile opens Tampa branch, receives Houzz ‘Best of Design’ award

Los Angeles—Emser Tile has opened its 71st branch location in Tampa, Fla. this week—marking the company’s fifth location in Florida. Emser continues to grow their presence throughout North America, expanding

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