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    Crossville collections installed in smart home for wounded veteran

Crossville collections installed in smart home for wounded veteran

Crossville, Tenn.—As the tile supplier for the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program in 2017, Crossville recently contributed the tile for a specially adapted smart home for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Lucas David Cifka (Ret.) and his family. The house was dedicated in a ceremony on June 15, in Canyon Lake, Texas. More than 1,000 square feet of Crossville tile was installed in the master bath, the guest bath, the mudroom

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    Crossville supports 2017 R.I.S.E. program as exclusive tile supplier

Crossville supports 2017 R.I.S.E. program as exclusive tile supplier

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville has committed to be the exclusive tile supplier for Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program for the 2017 calendar year. The R.I.S.E. program provides specially adapted, custom smart homes to ease the everyday burdens of severely wounded veterans and their families and caregivers. Crossville’s collaboration with R.I.S.E. was initiated through the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), a U.S.-based trade association for tile contractors. In its

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    Mapei supports Gary Sinise Foundation

Mapei supports Gary Sinise Foundation

Deerfield Beach, Fla.—Mapei has provided Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program with flooring installation products for a wounded veteran’s smart home. The company supplied mortars, grouts and adhesives for installing tile, stone, wood, carpet and vinyl flooring in the home of U.S. Marines Staff Sergeant Jason Ross in Fallbrook, Calif. “It is a privilege for us to work with the Gary Sinise Foundation to help soldiers like Jason return to a

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    NWFA, Gary Sinise Foundation dedicate smart home to veteran

NWFA, Gary Sinise Foundation dedicate smart home to veteran

St. Louis, Mo.—The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) and several of its members participated in the Gary Sinise Foundation RISE program’s latest smart home project, completed last month. The dedication ceremony for Marine Staff Sgt. Jason Ross took place in Livermore, Calif. Ross lost both legs and part of a pelvic bone after stepping on an improvised explosive device while serving his second tour in Afghanistan in 2011. He endured

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Aspecta by Metroflor translates Declare labels

Norwalk, Conn.—Metroflor has published all the Declare labels for its Aspecta LVT commercial range in five languages: Spanish, French, Italian, German and Dutch. Rochelle Routman, Metroflor chief sustainability officer, who

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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

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Couristan bolsters sales team

Fort Lee, N.J.—As Couristan prepares for an explosive 2018 and the launch of several new collections at Surfaces 2018, the company has hired two leading residential floor coverings sales executives

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