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    Schönox ‘Worst Subfloor Contest’ focuses on fixing what lies beneath

Schönox ‘Worst Subfloor Contest’ focuses on fixing what lies beneath

August 28/September 4: Volume 32, Issue 6 By Lindsay Baillie   Schönox on June 1 formally opened this year’s annual Worst Subfloor Contest with the theme, “What lies beneath?” It’s a question that, according to Schönox, reflects a common worry flooring professionals often have when tackling a challenging flooring project. “With Schönox, our approach is to develop subfloor products that can address even the most challenging conditions, knowing that success

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    Guest column: Bridging the gap

Guest column: Bridging the gap

June 5/12, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 26 By Laurie Baatz   One of the most common issues plaguing the installation of flooring today is moisture in concrete. Yet, the chronic headache has not helped to change the behavior of the teams involved. Sound familiar? The architect or interior designer writes the project’s flooring specifications. The construction documents state that moisture testing be conducted following ASTM F2170. Specifications also state the

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    Underlayment: Suppliers serve up solutions for multi-family applications

Underlayment: Suppliers serve up solutions for multi-family applications

June 5/12, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 26 By Reginald Tucker   Underlayment suppliers are focusing more of their attention on the all-important multi-family sector of the housing market. Specifically, they are developing products that aim to meet or exceed the stringent building code requirements for multi-family dwellings while complementing the vast array of flooring products designed to coordinate with them. That’s certainly the focus of companies like MP Global Products,

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    Installation: Schönox recognizes ‘Worst Subfloor’ contest winners

Installation: Schönox recognizes ‘Worst Subfloor’ contest winners

January 30/February 6, 2017: Volume 31, Number 17 By Nicole Murray Las Vegas—Schönox announced the winners of its 3rd annual Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest at TISE 2017, reporting the highest number of entries received since the inception of the competition. First-place winner Carpets Direct of Walton, Ky., took on a 70-year-old building with an engineered hardwood floor that would be glued in place. The major challenge was the massive amount

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    Herregan to carry full line of Schönox subfloor products

Herregan to carry full line of Schönox subfloor products

Eagan, Minn.—Herregan Distributors and HPS Schönox have formed a strategic partnership to roll out the full line of Schönox subfloor products. “The agreement with Schönox in our 50th year of operation is a clear example of Herregan’s continuing commitment to product innovation and customer support,” said Craig Folven, vice president of sales and marketing, Herregan’s Paramount division. “Schönox has never stopped improving its subfloor products through impressive R&D efforts, and similarly

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    Gates joins Schönox as VP sales, business development

Gates joins Schönox as VP sales, business development

Florence, Ala.—Todd Gates has joined HPS Schönox as vice president of sales and business development for the Western United States. In his new role, Gates will be responsible for furthering the development of distribution and support opportunities for Schönox across one of the fastest growing mega regions for the company. Gates was most recently with Karndean as vice president in charge of sales, distribution, exports and technical support and served

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    Schönox holds first annual strategic planning conference

Schönox holds first annual strategic planning conference

Florence, Ala.—HPS Schönox held its first annual strategic planning conference for all of its distributor partners to discuss strategy and long-term planning. Just as important to Schönox was the chance for distributors from all across the U.S. to meet one another, discuss opportunities, share ideasand build relationships that will help them as well as their customers. “I was delighted to have the entire Schönox team and our business partners together

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    CDC Distributors wins Schönox Smooth Performer Award

CDC Distributors wins Schönox Smooth Performer Award

Cincinnati—HPS Schönox presented the first ever Schönox Smooth Performer Award this week to CDC Distributors. Al Futscher, CEO and president, and Tony Roberto, COO, both of CDC Distributors, accepted the award from Thomas Trissl, Schönox principal. The award was developed to highlight the support, dedication and outstanding efforts by the manufacturer’s distribution partners and includes a $1,000 contribution to the charity of the winner’s choice. “CDC was one of the

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    Judges named for HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest

Judges named for HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest

Florence, Ala.—A three-judge panel of independent flooring industry experts has been chosen to oversee the second annual Worst Subfloor Contest sponsored by HPS Schönox. Tom Jennings, vice president of member services, the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA); Dean Thompson, president and CEO, the Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI); and Robert Varden, executive director, Certified Floorcovering Installers (CFI) will judge contest entries. “I’ve worked in the flooring industry all of my

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    HPS Schönox launches second annual Worst Subfloor contest

HPS Schönox launches second annual Worst Subfloor contest

Florence, Ala.—HPS Schönox has formally launched its second annual Worst Subfloor in North America Contest, running through Dec. 11. The contest recognizes companies that encounter tough subfloors and shows how they renovated them using Schönox products. Entries will be independently judged with first, second and third place winners based on the severity of the original subfloor’s condition, the skill and attention to detail in executing the project, and the quality

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    HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor winners to be announced at Surfaces

HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor winners to be announced at Surfaces

Florence, Ala.—This week marked the end date for entries into the Schönox Worst Subfloor in North America contest. Launched in May 2014, the contest was put together to shine a light on tough subfloor conditions, detail the best ways to renovate them, and provide some recognition and publicity for the companies who handle these challenging projects. “We’ve been really excited to see the strong participation by installers and contractors, and

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    HPS Schönox makes strategic hires

HPS Schönox makes strategic hires

Florence, Ala.—Doug Young has joined HPS Schönox as executive vice president to work extensively with the overall strategy of the company and in further development of the national sales and support teams. Heather Yario-Rice is now regional vice president of sales for the Great Lakes Region working to expand distribution and brand awareness throughout this important area of the country. Young has served in a variety of sales management capacities

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    Judge’s panel chosen for Schönox ‘worst subfloor’ contest

Judge’s panel chosen for Schönox ‘worst subfloor’ contest

Florence, Ala. — Earlier this month HPS Schönox kicked off a Contest asking the question, Is your company working on a project that has what might be the worst subfloor in North America?  Today, the company announced who will judge the responses to that question.  Schönox put together the Worst Subfloor in North America Contest to shine a light on tough subfloor conditions, detail the best ways to renovate them,

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    HPS Schönox contest  looks for worst subfloors in North America

HPS Schönox contest looks for worst subfloors in North America

Florence, Ala. – Is your company working on a project that has what might be the worst subfloor in North America? That’s the starting point for a contest that HPS Schönox has put together to shine a light on tough subfloor conditions, detail the best ways to renovate them, and provide some recognition and publicity for the companies who handle these challenging projects.  “Too often the stability and condition of

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    HPS Schönox, Spartan Surfaces in distribution deal

HPS Schönox, Spartan Surfaces in distribution deal

Florence, Ala. — HPS Schönox and Spartan Surfaces announced that they have reached an agreement that will result in a new division for Spartan Surfaces that will distribute Schönox products from Virginia to southern New Jersey. Spartan Distribution will carry the full line of Schönox subfloor products including primers and moisture mitigation systems, patching and smoothing products, floor leveling compounds, and adhesives. Forest Hill, Md.-based Spartan Surfaces has flooring experts

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