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    Armstrong donates sheet vinyl for hurricane relief

Armstrong donates sheet vinyl for hurricane relief

Lancaster, Pa.—Lancaster-based Armstrong Flooring is donating 270,000 square feet of flooring through Good360, a nonprofit that matches product donations with community organizations, many of which are engaged in disaster recovery this holiday season and throughout 2018. Employees at Armstrong Flooring’s Lancaster distribution center loaded two tractor-trailers with rolls of vinyl sheet flooring being donated to help with the rebuilding efforts in areas of the country that were devastated by hurricanes this year.

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    Karndean hurricane relief program raises $16,000

Karndean hurricane relief program raises $16,000

Export, Pa.—After announcing hurricane relief plans in September, Karndean Designflooring has raised $8,000 to assist with rebuilding efforts following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the company for a total contribution of $16,000. The proceeds will benefit the Houston Food Bank, City of San Antonio Animal Care Services, United Way of the Florida Keys and United for Puerto Rico. In addition to implementing an internal gift-matching program, Karndean Designflooring used its US-based

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    Mohawk employees go above and beyond

Mohawk employees go above and beyond

October 23/30, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 10 By Lindsay Baillie   Over a month has passed since hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastatingly tore through Houston and parts of Florida, respectively. It is often said that natural disasters such as these bring entire communities together. People spring into action, sometimes forgetting about their own troubles to help those in greater need. Mohawk Industries employees Jannelle Wilson, operating manager in Houston, and

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    Dal-Tile continues to support Texas teammates

Dal-Tile continues to support Texas teammates

Dallas—The unique corporate culture of Mohawk’s Dal-Tile division is driving continued care and support for fellow Texas teammates in the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation in Houston and the surrounding areas. “The Mohawk Dal-Tile division is headquartered in Dallas, so our fellow teammates affected by Hurricane Harvey are right in
our backyard,” said John Turner, Jr., president of Dal-Tile. “This proximity, our company’s
deep Texas roots and the
prevailing Dal-Tile corporate
culture have helped

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    Florida Tile assists in hurricane rebuilding efforts

Florida Tile assists in hurricane rebuilding efforts

Lexington, Ky.–Florida Tile’s management and employees are helping those impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Immediately after the storms, employees initiated a “week of giving” to raise money for the American Red Cross, helping to provide emergency supplies for those affected. In addition the company has donated tile for rebuilding efforts. The first of 10 full truckloads of donated tile recently left the company’s Lawrenceburg, Ky., distribution center, according to Ashley

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    Reader’s helps Houston recoup after Hurricane Harvey

Reader’s helps Houston recoup after Hurricane Harvey

October 9/16, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 9   The following is the 10th installment in a series highlighting the 14 distributors that constitute Bravo Services, a group comprising many of the top flooring wholesalers in the country. Here we focus on Reader’s Wholesale, based in Houston. Reader’s Wholesale has been a fixture in Houston for eight decades, so when Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on southeastern Texas in late August—flooding large

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    MSI assists victims of Hurricane Harvey

MSI assists victims of Hurricane Harvey

Houston—M S International (MSI) has donated to Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts through the American Red Cross and other disaster relief organizations. MSI employees and the MSI Charitable Trust joined forces to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. “We were heartbroken to see the devastation caused by this catastrophic hurricane and knew we wanted to help,” said Manu Shah, CEO of MSI. “I’m proud and humbled by the generosity

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    Gerflor continues efforts for hurricane relief

Gerflor continues efforts for hurricane relief

Chicago—Gerflor USA expands its efforts to help those impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma with a water donation. The resilient flooring company, made up of the Gerflor, Connor Sports and Sport Court brands, sent 7,200 bottles of water to the Houston Food Bank. “In times of need, monetary support always helps,” said Lauren Gillian, director, social responsibility, Gerflor USA. “Our employee match donation program will aid families financially in their efforts

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    Mannington Mills provides continued support for hurricane relief efforts

Mannington Mills provides continued support for hurricane relief efforts

Salem N.J.—Mannington continues to find ways to reach out and help residents struggling to return to normal life in hurricane-ravaged areas of the United States. Last week, the company sent a $25,000 donation to Samaritan’s Purse, a nondenominational Christian organization that has been providing spiritual and physical aid to people around the world since 1970. The donation is earmarked for hurricane relief and will help those in need in Texas,

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Shaw Industries provides support for hurricane relief

Dalton, Ga.—Shaw Industries is committed to supporting the response and recovery efforts of communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and other natural disasters as part of the company’s corporate vision of creating a better future. The safety and well being of Shaw’s associates and customers directly affected by these events are a top priority. Working alongside the American Red Cross, Shaw is listening to and addressing the needs of

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    RiteRug donates $350,000 of carpet to hurricane victims

RiteRug donates $350,000 of carpet to hurricane victims

Columbus, Ohio—In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, RiteRug Flooring has teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to donate over 4,000 carpet remnants, totaling nearly $350,000, to provide comfort to hurricane victims in Texas and Florida. Carpet remnants are brand-new, first-quality pieces of carpet that are left over after cutting a roll of carpet in preparation for an installation job. The donated products can act as either temporary flooring while homeowners

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    Mohawk Industries’ family of brands unites for hurricane relief

Mohawk Industries’ family of brands unites for hurricane relief

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries is taking action to serve the communities impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Across the company, associates are banding together to help by collecting supplies, transporting water, donating financially and developing platforms to provide further assistance. “Mohawk’s efforts to help in times of need are at the core of the company culture,” said Brian Carson, president of Mohawk Flooring North America. “We care deeply about the communities

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    Patcraft starts Red Cross donation program for Hurricane Harvey relief

Patcraft starts Red Cross donation program for Hurricane Harvey relief

Cartersville, Ga.—Patcraft, working in conjunction with its parent company, Shaw, has established a donation program to benefit Hurricane Harvey relief efforts led by the Red Cross. Over the next 90 days, the company will donate 2% of every sale of product shipped to Texas to the humanitarian organization. This donation program was designed to provide support to the affected areas and began with purchases made on Sept. 4. Patcraft is currently

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Karndean expands hurricane relief program, donation drive to victims of Hurricane Irma

Export, Pa.—As the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma is uncovered, Karndean Designflooring will expand its Hurricane Harvey relief program to include those affected by Irma as well. After offering free freight to customers in Texas, Karndean will extended free freight to include customers in the state of Florida through Oct. 31, and is in the process of reaching out to dealers throughout the state to assess showroom damage and provide assistance. In

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    Gerflor USA boosts hurricane relief efforts with donation program

Gerflor USA boosts hurricane relief efforts with donation program

Chicago—Following the devastating effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Gerflor USA—including the Gerflor, Connor Sports and Sport Court brands—announced it would match employee donations for hurricane relief. The company and its brands are committed to helping rebuild Texas, Florida and all communities impacted. “It’s heartbreaking to know millions of people are suffering because of natural disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma,” said Lauren Gillian, director, social responsibility, Gerflor USA. “We’re

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USG expands tile, flooring salesforce

Chicago—USG Corp.’s Tile and Flooring Solutions group is reorganizing and expanding its team to better support its customers and its expanding portfolio of innovative products and solutions. Steve Bjorklund was

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Creating Your Space introduces new features

San Rafael, Calif.—Creating Your Space is introducing a host of innovations for 2018. These introductions include programmatic advertising, YouTube advertising, a “More Like This” feature as well as an e-commerce

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T&L Distributing partners with Tarkett

Houston—T&L Distributing has entered a distribution partnership with Tarkett. Through this collaboration, T&L Distributing will immediately begin offering Tarkett’s resilient residential and commercial products, including Tarkett’s Johnsonite brand, to its

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