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    Foss sells northern division, undergoes rebranding

Foss sells northern division, undergoes rebranding

Rome, Ga.—Foss Manufacturing Co., LLC (Foss) has sold its northern division, which manufactures nonwoven products for automotive, craft and industrial applications, to AstenJohnson Holdings, Ltd., a global supplier of innovative products and technical solutions. The terms of the sale were not disclosed. Simultaneously with the sale, Foss Manufacturing Co. has rebranded and will begin operating under its new name, Foss Floors, effectively immediately. “Our corporate rebranding and the sale of

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    Carpet pushes back against hard surface

Carpet pushes back against hard surface

July 3/10: Volume 32, Issue 2 By Ken Ryan   Carpet’s share of the overall flooring market has dropped from 50.9% of dollars in 2006 to 41.5% in 2016, according to FCNews estimates. While the downward trend has not been dramatic, it has been steady and consistent. Carpet mill executives don’t need to look at statistics to know what is happening in the marketplace. The big ones (i.e., Mohawk and

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    Fiber report: Soft, durable and cleanability lead checklist

Fiber report: Soft, durable and cleanability lead checklist

May 8/15, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 24 By Ken Ryan Advancements in technology and manufacturing have allowed carpet mills to make significant improvements in fiber construction. The result: carpets that are soft, durable and resistant to stains and soils. Mill executives say today’s demanding consumers are driving these innovative breakthroughs. “Performance-based fibers seem to be a big trend,” said Ayme Sinclair, marketing director, Stanton. “The biggest influence is an increased

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    Foss Manufacturing gets into flooring game with Smart Transformations

Foss Manufacturing gets into flooring game with Smart Transformations

January 5/12, 2015; Volume 28/Number 14 By Ken Ryan Flooring dealers may not be familiar with the name Foss Manufacturing just yet, but they have almost certainly come into contact with one of its products over the years. Foss, a 60-year-old manufacturer based in Hampton, N.H., is known as an innovator in the use of nonwoven fabrics and specialty synthetic fibers for a variety of industries, most notably automobile, where

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WFCA, ESR Commercial become partners

Dalton, Ga.—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) has developed a new business partnership with ESR Commercial, the country’s largest trade association real estate broker. With more than 35 years of

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Novalis taps Ehrlich as VP of sales, marketing

Toronto, Canada—Novalis Innovative Flooring has tapped industry veteran Steve Ehrlich as vice president of sales and marketing for its North American operations. Ehrlich most recently directed new business activity at Invista

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Crossville unveils 2018 Color Trends look book

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville has released its 2018 Color Trends look book, forecasting the use of black and rich, shadowy hues in commercial and residential design in the coming year. In addition

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