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Karndean challenges guests to ‘see flooring differently’ at Surfaces

Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring marks the start of the 2018 show season at The International Surface Event in Las Vegas, Jan. 30-Feb. 1. Equipped with an expanded luxury vinyl product portfolio (including Korlok rigid core), a dedicated commercial space and a busy demonstration schedule, Karndean challenges guests to “see flooring differently,” not only in terms of design, product, partnership and support, but in terms of how the Karndean philosophy will grow

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    Spotlight: Karndean Designflooring makes it easier to sell more

Spotlight: Karndean Designflooring makes it easier to sell more

November 20/27, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 12 By Lindsay Baillie   For retailers navigating the sea of LVT products, diversity is the key to success, experts say. This differentiation can be found in product design and development as well as experiences with a particular manufacturer. Karndean Designflooring aims to provide retailers with opportunities to increase their business via exclusive designs, top-notch customer service and creative marketing materials. “At Karndean, we

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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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    ‘Pillars’ fortify Karndean’s corporate culture

‘Pillars’ fortify Karndean’s corporate culture

September 11/18, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 7 By Ken Ryan   In its 40-plus years, Karndean Designflooring has developed and maintained a closeness whereby every person has a voice. Even as it grew the company never lost sight of the importance of empowerment, where everyone from CEO Larry Browder to the warehouse worker had a say. That corporate culture led Karndean to roll out its “4 Pillars” initiative, which covers

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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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Karndean Designflooring assists hurricane relief programs, hosts donation drives

Export, Pa—Karndean Designflooring plans to work closely with hurricane relief organizations and impacted customers and retailers to aid in cleanup and rebuilding efforts in the coming months. The company has waived its freight fee for customers in the impacted areas and is assisting retailers who have sustained showroom damage. In addition, the company has opened its showroom and distribution centers in Pittsburgh, Dallas and Las Vegas to receive donations for

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    Karndean Designflooring named one of Pittsburgh’s top workplaces

Karndean Designflooring named one of Pittsburgh’s top workplaces

Export, Pa.—The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has recognized Karndean Designflooring as one of the top workplaces in the greater Pittsburgh area for the sixth consecutive year. The company ranked 21 out of 50 companies in the small companies category, which is comprises businesses with 50 to 149 employees in the greater Pittsburgh area, and received the overall award in the benefits category. “One of the core values of Karndean Designflooring is that people

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    Karndean celebrates Korlok release at corporate headquarters

Karndean celebrates Korlok release at corporate headquarters

Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring welcomed area architects, designers, retailers and homeowners to its U.S. corporate showroom and headquarters outside Pittsburgh to celebrate the new Korlok collection—an innovative plank featuring rigid core technology, comprised of 12 colors in a 56 x 9 format. At the event guests received a passport and traversed on a tour of the facility, where they discovered the global inspiration story behind each Korlok design at themed stops

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Karndean to host Korlok launch party

Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring invites area architects, designers, retailers and homeowners to celebrate its new rigid core interlocking floor and find out why “everything clicks with Korlok” at the company’s U.S. corporate showroom and headquarters, Aug. 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. After more than three years in development, join Karndean for the unveiling of its new Korlok collection, comprised of 12 colors in a 56 x 9 format that features

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Karndean Designflooring introduces Vantage program

Export, Pa.–Karndean Designflooring has announced the introduction of its online retailer platform, Karndean Vantage. The program, a new support system for continued growth, is designed to provide its retail partners with access to qualified sales leads, a more detailed “Find A Retailer” store profile, online ordering and marketing materials. All aspects of the Vantage program will be live in early 2018. Karndean Vantage gives retailers the tools they need to

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    Karndean Designflooring named Ultimate House official flooring partner

Karndean Designflooring named Ultimate House official flooring partner

Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring was named the official flooring partner of Pittsburgh Magazine’s third annual Ultimate House, a 9,000-square foot, state-of-the-art luxury home open to the public for two weeks in September. Karndean will showcase Reclaimed Redwood—from its Van Gogh collection—throughout the home’s entire lower level, which includes a home gym, entertainment area, bar, wine closet and more. The product’s 48 x 7 large format planks feature subtle, light gray characteristics

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    Resilient: State of the industry—LVT, WPC remain primary drivers of category growth

Resilient: State of the industry—LVT, WPC remain primary drivers of category growth

July 31/Aug. 7: Volume 31, Issue 4 By Lindsay Baillie The resilient category continues to follow its blazing path from 2016 with aggressive growth just six months into 2017. Industry observers attribute this activity once again to the industry’s “darlings”—LVT, WPC and rigid core. Based on FCNews research, LVT and its subcategories accounted for 42.3% of residential volume and 67.6% of residential dollars in 2016. Observers expect numbers in 2017

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    Karndean to present full flooring suite at CCA Global convention

Karndean to present full flooring suite at CCA Global convention

Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring will showcase its full suite of flooring solutions—including gluedown, loose lay and rigid core—at the CCA Global summer convention in Salt Lake City Aug. 8-10. The company will feature new product introductions and designflooring possibilities as well as engage visitors using interactive kiosks throughout its booth space (#429). The company’s kiosks will explore the global design inspiration behind Karndean’s two newest product ranges (Korlok and LooseLay Longboard), guide visitors

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    Karndean Designflooring updates Floorstyle tool

Karndean Designflooring updates Floorstyle tool

Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring has released an updated version of its Floorstyle online design tool to include additional designflooring capabilities. Floorstyle is an interactive room viewer containing the company’s full product portfolio of wood and stone designs in a variety of room settings. The latest update to the tool allows retailers and consumers to insert design strips between both tiles and planks, and offers users the ability to blend up to

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    Karndean Designflooring names new product manager

Karndean Designflooring names new product manager

Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring has added Samantha Baker to the company’s internal marketing team. Baker will fill the role of product manager, formerly held by Jenne Ross who was recently named the company’s director of marketing. In her role as product manager, Baker will be responsible for planning and coordinating the execution of new product introductions and driving product development and enhancements, including market analysis, segmentation and forecasts. Baker will work closely

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CTEF to hold CTI, ACT demonstrations at TISE

Pendleton, S.C.—The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), which provides education and installer certification for professionals working in the ceramic tile and stone industry, will be conducting ongoing demonstrations of the

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Retail Lead Management builds new integrations with flooring ERP systems

Columbus, Ohio—Retail Lead Management has recently completed the development of its initial integrations with two flooring ERP systems: RollMaster and RFMS. The company is also scheduled to launch its Qfloors

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Scott Group Studio names new co-CEOs, chairman

Grand Rapids, Mich.—Scott Group Studio, a leading designer and manufacturer of custom, handmade luxury carpets, has named John Hart and Tim Hill as co-chief executive officers. Hart has a 20-year

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