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    Executive interviews: Brand Building

Executive interviews: Brand Building

How Piet Dossche and Thomas Trissl created the most recognized names in their categories   January 22/29, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 16 By Ken Ryan   It has been said that a company’s brand is its lifeblood, its reason for existing, its greatest success and, potentially, its biggest failure. Few flooring industry executives understand that principle better than Piet Dossche, president and CEO, USFloors, and Thomas Trissl, president, Schönox–HPS North

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    Ten people making a difference

Ten people making a difference

May 8/15, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 24 Some adjectives used to describe the leaders who made the cut in this year’s list include “visionary, bold, enthusiastic and innovative.” Then there are those who just seem to have a natural proclivity for developing creative ideas that generate results. In another camp you have those talented leaders who inspire others day in and day out, challenging them to continue raising their game

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    HPS Schönox contest  looks for worst subfloors in North America

HPS Schönox contest looks for worst subfloors in North America

Florence, Ala. – Is your company working on a project that has what might be the worst subfloor in North America? That’s the starting point for a contest that HPS Schönox has 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.  “Too often the stability and condition of

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    HPS Schönox brings speed to installation

HPS Schönox brings speed to installation

Las Vegas — HPS Schönox has assembled a product system focused on the quick turnarounds required for flooring installations in the retail sector.  From priming to subfloor leveling and on to flooring installation, Schönox now has a product group designed for speed.  Schönox KH Fix primer, ZM Rapid self-leveling compound, and Roll and Go LVT adhesive make up the retail-focused product lineup.  “Our retail customers often need to do flooring installations

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    HPS Schönox to demonstrate subfloor products at Surfaces

HPS Schönox to demonstrate subfloor products at Surfaces

Las Vegas – HPS Schönox will demonstrate a wide range of innovative subfloor products on the Main Stage at Surfaces on Tuesday and Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Primers, self leveling compounds, and adhesives will be presented that facilitate smoother, faster, and safer flooring projects. “We consistently see that first-time users of Schönox subfloor products don’t return to the old ways of preparing subfloors, leveling them, and installing

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Centiva website: a window inside the company

Florence, Ala. — Centiva has taken a defining step in its goal to have rich and transparent customer dialogs with the launch of its new website that communicates with stakeholders like never before. The site incorporates a host of new features including a platform called C•Media that serves up video posts all about the company, its customers, and products. This user-friendly site provides a wealth of information on the company’s

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CFI expands footprint in Canada

Forney, Texas—The International Certified Flooring Installers Association (CFI) continues to expand its presence in Canada. A new free-standing facility in Toronto, Ontario, will open in April and be overseen by

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Dal-Tile launches new ‘Why Tile’ campaign on National Tile Day

Dallas—Dal-Tile is officially launching its own “Why Tile” campaign on National Tile Day 2018. The campaign is designed to complement the Tile Council of North America’s ongoing Why Tile campaign

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Armstrong Flooring recognizes excellence in distribution

Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong Flooring honored the recipients of the 2017 Thomas Armstrong Awards at Surfaces last month. The awards honor distributors that exemplify integrity, a resilience of spirit and deep dedication to

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