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    Schönox names Steve Hobbs regional business manager, technical sales

Schönox names Steve Hobbs regional business manager, technical sales

Florence, Ala.—Steve Hobbs recently joined the HPS Schönox team to serve the Arizona, Nevada,
New Mexico and El Paso, Texas areas as a regional business manager, technical sales. Hobbs has over 40 years of experience in the flooring industry from installations of all flooring materials to selling commercial products to distributors and contractors. He has experience in setting up distribution, advising customers, conducting site inspections and communicating across all industry partners.

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    Power of brands: Quality products, service stand out in a crowd

Power of brands: Quality products, service stand out in a crowd

August 14/21: Volume 32, Issue 5 By Lindsay Baillie A well-known brand has great influence in the mind of the consumer; it can affect her positively or negatively, research shows. According to Latham & Co., a brand consultancy, a strong brand contains incredible power—not just how it is perceived in the world, but also how it redefines the competitive landscape, connects with prospects and influencers, creates memorable experiences, builds lasting

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    Installation: Innovations serve up solutions

Installation: Innovations serve up solutions

April 10/17, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 22 By Nicole Murray   Suppliers of installation accessories, adhesives and subfloor prep materials are not only developing new products that aim to ease installation; they are also seeking to improve the performance and longevity of the various flooring surfaces they support. Many of these installation products, which run the gamut from underlayments to self-leveling materials, are designed to address common installation challenges. Case

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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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    Schönox to announce contest winners at Surfaces

Schönox to announce contest winners at Surfaces

Las Vegas—The third annual Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest opened nine months ago with the starting-gun phrase, “Worst Case Scenario, You Win!” The winners will be announced at the Schönox booth (#4271) during Surfaces Thursday, Jan. 19, 11:00 a.m. The Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest asks participants to submit entries featuring their most challenging subfloor projects and how they renovated those tough subfloor conditions using Schönox products. The worst subfloor challenges paired

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Schönox kicks off subfloor competition

Florence, Ala.—Schönox has announced the start of its third annual ‘Worst Subfloor’ contest, whereby participants are asked to submit entries featuring their most challenging subfloor projects and how they renovated those tough subfloor conditions using Schönox products. The worst subfloor challenges paired with the best renovation performance win. “The response to the contest has been strong in its first two years and we are already seeing entries for this year,”

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    Entry deadline nears for Schönox Worst Subfloor contest

Entry deadline nears for Schönox Worst Subfloor contest

Florence, Ala.—Entries for the second annual Worst Subfloor Contest—Man vs. Floor—sponsored by Schönox are due by Dec. 14. Interested parties should visit hpsubfloors.com/worstsubfloor for entry details. The first prize for companies is $7,000 in Schönox dollars; the installation team member prize is a weekend in Las Vegas for three installation team members, three-night hotel stay, including airfare, and a $500 hotel gift card. The second place company prize is $4,000

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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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    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 North America set to ‘level’ the playing field

HPS North America set to ‘level’ the playing field

January 6/13, 2014; Volume 27/Number 18 By Steven Feldman As the founder and former president of Centiva, Thomas Trissl is considered an innovator in design, color and aesthics. Now, a little more than three years after selling his company to Tarkett, Trissl is back in the innovation arena, but this time on the subfloor solution side. Trissl is now the majority owner of HPS North America, which, among other things,

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    HPS Schönox to exhibit at Construct

HPS Schönox to exhibit at Construct

Nashville – Exhibiting for the first time at Construct, HPS Schönox is bringing new technologies and products to the commercial building sector that will expand the ability to install more diverse floor coverings over critical subfloors. The company’s full line of primers, floor leveling compounds, repair mortars, and adhesives will be presented at the show. Product solutions that address moisture issues, damaged substrates, wood subfloors, and renovating rather than demolishing

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    HPS Schönox’s MSP Classic debuts at NWFA Wood Flooring Expo

HPS Schönox’s MSP Classic debuts at NWFA Wood Flooring Expo

Dallas – HPS Schönox is bringing a new technology to the flooring industry with the launch of its new MSP Classic universal wood flooring adhesive at this week’s NWFA Wood Flooring Expo.  The new product uses silane modified polymers, the most advanced technology in adhesives.  “We are continuing to introduce strong solutions for flooring projects taking a fresh look at ways to improve installations,” remarked Enos Farnsworth, president of HPS

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    Surfaces 2013: Years of hope turning to confidence

Surfaces 2013: Years of hope turning to confidence

Mills, dealers come out of hibernation poised for recovery By Matthew Spieler Volume 26/Number 19; February 4/11, 2013 Las Vegas—For the first time in roughly six years, the mood at Surfaces was neither dour nor hopeful. Instead, it could best be described as confident, as in confident the bottom of the trough has been reached and business is not only finally pointing in the right direction, but has started to steadily

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Laticrete launches LHT Plus for large, heavy tile flooring applications

Bethany, Conn.—Laticrete has introduced LHT Plus, a polymer-modified large and heavy tile mortar specifically formulated to provide a one-step installation for large format ceramic tile, porcelain tile and stone on

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CTEF focuses on qualified labor at Coverings 18

Atlanta, Ga.—The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) will focus on tile installation excellence and qualified labor demonstrations during Coverings’18, the Global Tile & Stone Experience taking place at the Georgia

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Domotex asia/ChinaFloor concludes 20th Anniversary edition

Shanghai, China—Domotex asia/ChinaFloor’s 20thAnniversary edition closed March 22, achieving new milestones in international visitor and exhibitor numbers as well as increased participation with VIP programs and onsite events. The show

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