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    Interior Design magazine awards Mohawk Group’s Lichen

Interior Design magazine awards Mohawk Group’s Lichen

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Group’s Lichen modular carpet, which merges leading concepts in biophilic design and sustainability, took home a coveted Best of Year Award from Interior Design magazine over the weekend in New York. Approximately 250,000 online votes determined the winners in the 12th annual Best of Year Awards, which honor the world’s outstanding projects and products in 113 design categories. Over 1,000 design professionals and enthusiasts representing the U.S., Mexico, Poland, Brazil,

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    Mohawk’s Lichen receives two Nightingale Awards

Mohawk’s Lichen receives two Nightingale Awards

Orlando—Mohawk Group’s Lichen modular plank carpet system has captured two prestigious Nightingale Awards at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference: best of competition and gold in the carpet category. Presented by Healthcare Design and Contract in partnership with The Center for Health Design, the Nightingale Awards recognize contribution to the healthcare built environment through product design and innovation that helps facilitate healing. Named in honor of Florence Nightingale and initiated

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    Mohawk Group’s Homegrown selected for new IIDA headquarters

Mohawk Group’s Homegrown selected for new IIDA headquarters

Calhoun, Ga.—When looking for a woven broadloom solution that was classic, high-end, stylish, neutral and durable, the decision-makers at the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) fixed their gaze on Homegrown, an elegant textured commercial carpet from Mohawk Group’s Karastan brand. With its high-end visuals and classic craftsmanship, Homegrown proved to be an integral component of IIDA’s new 17,000-square-foot headquarters in Chicago. “We are honored to have this beautiful product used

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    Mohawk Group, Humanscale sponsor series on workplace design

Mohawk Group, Humanscale sponsor series on workplace design

Calhoun—Mohawk Group and Humanscale broadened the conversation on sustainability last week with a series of talks, “How Transparency is Changing the World,” illustrating how manufacturers are creating designs that contribute to healthy spaces, demonstrate product transparency and give back to the earth. Jason F. McLennan, founder of the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and the Living Product Challenge, was the series’ featured speaker. The Living Product Challenge is a platform that not

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    Mohawk makes the finish line at Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Mohawk makes the finish line at Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries, an official supplier of the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship, will be supporting some of the world’s most elite athletes as they gather Sept. 9–10 in Chattanooga, Tenn., for the competition of their lives. More than 4,500 athletes representing more than 90 countries, regions and territories and ranging in age groups spanning 18 to 89 will participate in the world-famous long-distance triathlon. Mohawk Group’s Spectrum V30 commercial

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    Mohawk becomes ‘school crasher’ in makeover program

Mohawk becomes ‘school crasher’ in makeover program

Calhoun, Ga.—This summer, Mohawk Industries partnered with Georgia United Credit Union to “crash” four schools and give them makeovers. The School Crashers program offers local schools the opportunity to apply for a facility makeover. The goal of the program is to bring communities together to support local schools. “At Mohawk Group, we believe in better,” said Kevin Wildes, vice president of marketing for Mohawk Group, the commercial division of Mohawk

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    NeoCon 2017: Exhibitors report uptick in attendee quantity, quality

NeoCon 2017: Exhibitors report uptick in attendee quantity, quality

July 3/10: Volume 32, Issue 2 By Steven Feldman   Chicago—NeoCon 2017 played to rave reviews last month, with just about every flooring supplier extolling the virtues of a show that saw increased traffic from 2016, matched only by the quality of those visiting their spaces. Their sentiments were confirmed by show management which reported an uptick of 7% in attendance shortly after the close of the event. “Our take

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    Resilient: LVT finds a home across major contract end-use sectors

Resilient: LVT finds a home across major contract end-use sectors

June 5/12, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 26 By Ken Ryan   Luxury vinyl tile has clearly found a home in the commercial flooring market where its footprint is exhibited in all settings and applications. And with the advent of WPC and rigid core offerings flooding the market, specifiers have more options than ever to complete their projects. Prior to taking over as Tarkett’s director of product management and marketing for

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    Mohawk Group achieves Living Product Challenge Petal certification

Mohawk Group achieves Living Product Challenge Petal certification

Seattle—Mohawk Group has just become the first flooring manufacturer to achieve Living Product Challenge Petal certification for the company’s new Lichen modular plank carpet system. The certification, which presents the most rigorous standard for sustainable manufacturing, was officially announced today at the International Living Future Institute’s (ILFI) annual unConference in Seattle. “Our new Lichen collection demonstrates Mohawk’s commitment to ‘believe in better’ in the way that we create products, right down to their design’s

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    Light Lab: Latest in design, sustainability

Light Lab: Latest in design, sustainability

Mohawk Group unites all commercial divisions under one roof September 12/19, 2016: Volume 31, Number 7 By Steven Feldman Dalton—The Mohawk Group earlier this year brought its entire commercial team under one roof, transforming the iconic building that once housed World Carpets and for years served as Mohawk’s Dalton headquarters into an eco-friendly space that is now dubbed the Light Lab. About 80 people now call the Light Lab home.

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    Mohawk Group names Bandy Jr. as VP of Sustainability

Mohawk Group names Bandy Jr. as VP of Sustainability

Calhoun, Ga.–Mohawk Group announced that George Bandy Jr. has joined the organization as its vice president of sustainability. Bandy has spent over 22 years working in the sustainability field, and has amassed a rich experience within the discipline’s concepts and practices as they relate to positioning environmental, economic and socially responsible solutions for business. “George is a seasoned sustainability leader who will bring a wealth of knowledge and valuable industry

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    Mohawk Group’s True rubber products earn Declare label

Mohawk Group’s True rubber products earn Declare label

Calhoun, Ga.–Mohawk Group announced hat the company’s True rubber products have received a Declare label. Issued by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), Declare labels provide manufacturers and specifiers of building materials with a clear, elegant and informative ‘nutrition-label’ that fully discloses all product ingredients. “With the implementation of LEED v4, it is more important than ever before to provide our customers with complete, transparent ingredients information of our products,

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    Mohawk Group captures prestigious awards, accolades at NeoCon

Mohawk Group captures prestigious awards, accolades at NeoCon

Chicago—Mohawk Group received several prestigious design awards and other accolades at NeoCon 2016. Held annually in at the Merchandise Mart here, NeoCon is the largest trade show for interior design professionals in North America. At the annual event, Mohawk Group presented new product collections and customer experiences by expanding boundaries and taking flooring to a new level of design versatility. The company’s Expand Your Boundaries theme was revealed through a broadened line of product

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    Mohawk Group’s Light Lab receives ILFI certification

Mohawk Group’s Light Lab receives ILFI certification

Dalton—Mohawk Group’s Light Lab, the company’s recently renovated design studio, has received Petal Certification from the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) Living Building Challenge 2.1. The ILFI’s Living Building Challenge is a building certification program, advocacy tool and philosophy that defines the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment possible today. The Challenge is comprised of seven performance categories called Petals: place, water, energy, health & happiness, materials,

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    Durkan honored for HD Expo launch

Durkan honored for HD Expo launch

Las Vegas—Durkan, the hospitality brand of Mohawk Group, was awarded the top product design award in the Carpeting/Carpet Systems/Rugs category for its Traces collection at the 2016 Hospitality and Design Expo and Conference (HD Expo) held here May 4-6. The annual HD Expo is the premier trade show for the hospitality design industry. The IIDA/HD Annual Product Design Competition honors innovation, function and aesthetic advancements in the hospitality industry. This

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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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