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    Resilient: Suppliers pull curtain back on their variations of WPC/rigid core

Resilient: Suppliers pull curtain back on their variations of WPC/rigid core

November 20/27, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 12 By Ken Ryan There are many conflicting representations of what constitutes WPC (waterproof core, as we call it) and rigid core (solid polymer core) in this explosive resilient subcategory. The nascent Multilayer Flooring Association, which is tasked with setting the standard, recently met and agreed the multilayer flooring category is separated into two primary categories—WPC and SPC. But within those acronyms lie many

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    Wood: Canadian suppliers seek to play the ‘Q’ (as in quality) card

Wood: Canadian suppliers seek to play the ‘Q’ (as in quality) card

July 3/10: Volume 32, Issue 2 By Reginald Tucker   In some circles, Canada is renown for developing some of the greatest hockey players—and teams—in the history of the sport. Well, the same could be said for the nation’s formidable forestry sector, which has produced some of the most prolific producers of hardwood flooring. But it’s not just high volumes that some of these well-respected companies are cranking out. Many

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    Fuse Alliance recognizes network members, suppliers at annual conference

Fuse Alliance recognizes network members, suppliers at annual conference

Laguna Niguel, Calif.—Fuse Alliance, a member-owned organization of professional, commercial flooring contractors, recently recognized the recipients of the network’s Member and Supplier Awards, at the organization’s 2017 annual conference in Austin, Texas. Fuse Alliance also announced the winners of its inaugural Spark Awards, presented to network members only. Member Awards were presented to seven network businesses. OEC, based in Boise, Idaho, captured Excellence in Communication; Division 9, based in the

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    NAFCD announces 2017 officers, board members

NAFCD announces 2017 officers, board members

Chicago—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) has announced the organization’s board of directors for 2017. They are as follows: Heidi Cronin, The Cronin Co., Portland, Ore., president; David Powell, Erickson’s Flooring & Supply, Ferndale, Mich., president-elect; Steve McKenna, McKenna Distribution, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, vice president; Geoff Work, The R.A. Siegel Co., Mableton, Ga., treasurer; and Torrey Jaeckle, Jaeckle Distributors, Madison, Wis., immediate past-president. Distributor directors are: Steve

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My take: Random ramblings from Surfaces 2017

January 30/February 6, 2017: Volume 31, Number 17 By Steven Feldman Another year, another Surfaces in the books. No. 23 for me. Amazing how the show never gets old. We all dread in the days leading up to the show the exhaustion that is certain to ensue, but somehow we become human versions of the Energizer Bunny until we board the plane ride home. So here is what I was

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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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