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Tarkett appoints Bonham as president, CEO of North America

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett has appointed Andrew Bonham president and chief executive officer of Tarkett North America, effective March 5. Bonham will succeed Glen Morrison, who became CEO of Tarkett Group Sept. 1, 2017. Bonham will also be a member of the Tarkett Executive Committee and be based at Tarkett’s North American headquarters here. Bonham has extensive experience in the construction, industrial equipment and specialty chemicals industries. He has held several global leadership

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    T&L Distributing partners with Tarkett

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 customers throughout its distribution footprint, including Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and parts of Tennessee. T&L Distributing will carry Tarkett’s residential sheet, laminate and LVT flooring, as well as adhesives. Commercial Tarkett products will include Johnsonite resilient flooring,

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    Tandus Centiva applies advanced treatment to soft surface products

Tandus Centiva applies advanced treatment to soft surface products

Solon, Ohio—All soft surface products manufactured by Tarkett’s brand Tandus Centiva will now receive advanced defense with Eco-Ensure soil treatment. Eco-Ensure is a highly specialized, fluorine-free soil protection technology that protects commercial carpeting from stains while improving indoor air quality. As part of Tarkett’s commitment to a sustainable future for all, Eco-Ensure is manufactured using all-natural elements, such as carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, sodium, sulfur and nitrogen. Eco-Ensure is third-party assessed

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Stulpin named chief creative officer for Tarkett N.A.

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett has promoted Chris Stulpin to chief creative officer for Tarkett North America. In this newly created role, Stulpin will lead design, marketing communications, product management and marketing project management functions. Stulpin joined Tarkett in March 2015 as senior vice president of design. During this time, he has helped define market needs and the future of flooring products, including the development of Collections Infinies, Tarkett’s introduction of technologically advanced

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    Compliance: Suppliers reinforce pledge to health, safety and the environment

Compliance: Suppliers reinforce pledge to health, safety and the environment

November 6/13, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 11   With consumers and commercial end users placing more emphasis on environmentally friendly products, suppliers are working hard to ensure the products they source and develop do not pose health risks to customers. More manufacturers are providing chain-of-custody documentation as well as relevant environmental and operational certifications to demonstrate their compliance with regulatory statutes pertaining to the production of a host of hard

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    Vosburgh joins Tarkett as VP of commercial resilient sales

Vosburgh joins Tarkett as VP of commercial resilient sales

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett has appointed Steve Vosburgh vice president of commercial resilient sales for Tarkett North America. In his new role, Vosburgh will be responsible for overall leadership of the commercial resilient sales business and strategy. Vosburgh has focused his professional career in sales of products designed for the built environment, with nearly 30 years of experience in textiles, wallcoverings and commercial flooring. He held leadership positions at Designtex and Mohawk

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Tarkett named finalist in LearningScapes award competition

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett North America is supporting and participating in the Association for Learning Environments’ (A4LE) LearningScapes 2017, to be held Oct. 26–29 in Atlanta. The manufacturer is a Platinum-level sponsor of the LearningScapes which is designed to bring together those who plan, design, equip, furnish and maintain places where students learn. Tarkett has also been named a finalist for the event’s annual Solution Provider Award. A highlight of LearningScapes is SchoolsNext,

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    Living Product Expo: Tarkett pushes boundaries of sustainable building

Living Product Expo: Tarkett pushes boundaries of sustainable building

October 9/16, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 9 By Ken Ryan   Pittsburgh—There are flooring companies that like to stake their claim to the “green” label when, in reality, their products mostly meet baseline certification for sustainability. And then there are those few companies that take responsible manufacturing to an entirely different plane. That short list includes Tarkett. From eco-design and installation to recycling and reuse, Tarkett has demonstrated over decades

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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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My take: Random ramblings from NeoCon

July 3/10: Volume 32, Issue 2 By Steven Feldman   How can 2017 have less than half of it remaining? Time really does fly. Walking around NeoCon last month made me realize just that. There was no way we could be five months removed from Surfaces. Then again, show management is probably saying there is no way it’s been five years since they changed the name to TISE, or The

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    Tarkett appoints Morrison as new CEO

Tarkett appoints Morrison as new CEO

Paris, France—Tarkett’s supervisory board has appointed Glen Morrison, currently president of Tarkett NA, to be the new group CEO, effective Sept. 1, 2017. Morrison will succeed Michel Giannuzzi, who will take over a new CEO position outside Tarkett after 10 years of successful accomplishments. Morrison, a British and American citizen, joined Tarkett in May 2015 as president of NA. During his tenure, he oversaw a rapid and efficient integration of

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    Tarkett, Gilford-Johnson Flooring expand partnership

Tarkett, Gilford-Johnson Flooring expand partnership

Jeffersonville, Ind.—Gilford-Johnson Flooring was appointed as a Tarkett residential and commercial distributor for Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. The distributor has been a long-term partner with the Tarkett family of brands in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and Tennessee. “Before Gilford-Flooring and Johnson Wholesale Floors joined forces last year, Johnson had a long-term relationship with Tarkett as one of [its] largest distributors,” said Scott Roy, president and CEO, Gilford-Johnson Flooring. “We are thrilled to have

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    Resilient: Can WPC/rigid core coexist with LVT?

Resilient: Can WPC/rigid core coexist with LVT?

May 22/29, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 25 By Ken Ryan   The overarching luxury vinyl flooring category featuring the incumbent LVT/P and newcomers WPC and rigid core continues to flourish and growth rates collectively are expected to exceed that of every other flooring category for at least the near term. Will there be an eventually category champion? Does there have to be one? Flooring executives differ slightly on which segment

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    Galleher, Tarkett enter distribution partnership

Galleher, Tarkett enter distribution partnership

Santa Fe Springs, Calif.– Galleher Corp. has entered into a distribution agreement with Tarkett to begin immediate distribution of the Johnsonite brand throughout Galleher’s distribution territory, which covers all of Arizona, Nevada and California. “Galleher is thrilled to be rekindling our relationship with Tarkett and Johnsonite,” said Jeff Hamar, CEO of Galleher. “This product line is the perfect fit for us as we focus on expanding more robustly into the

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    Tarkett unveils new floating LVF

Tarkett unveils new floating LVF

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett has announced the launch of Johnsonite’s Transcend with SureSet technology and Click with FreeSpan for commercial use. Transcend is also available for residential applications under the Tarkett brand. Both Transcend with SureSet and Click feature product design and installation breakthroughs that promise a true floating floor installation. Transcend with SureSet technology features a thin layer of pressure-sensitive adhesive applied to the unique sculpted wave design backing system, which

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Guru-USA names national sales and marketing manager

Ontinyent, Spain–Estil Guru S.L. (Guru), a manufacturer of shower waterproofing products, has named Derick Cooper national sales and marketing manager for the U.S. and Canada. Cooper has early 30 ears of

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Haines to exit Bravo Group

Glen Burnie, Md.—Haines has made the decision to exit the Bravo Services group effective April 1, 2018. After a long relationship with Bravo, the decision to end membership in the

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‘Locally-stocked’ program aims to help increase buying group dealers sales

Dallas—Daltile, Marazzi, and American Olean are offering buying group dealers the ultimate in timely product availability through innovative “locally-stocked” programs nationwide. “Traditionally, flooring retailers are used to tile orders being

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