• Armstrong energizes commercial vinyl sheet in new DecorArt Rejuvenations

      Lancaster, Pa.—DecorArt Rejuvenations flooring, a vinyl sheet collection from Armstrong Flooring, introduces a versatile range of updated designs that deliver enhanced realistic visual impact and long-lasting performance to contract interiors.  New visuals with exquisite detailing, combined with Armstrong Flooring’s exclusive Diamond 10 technology coating, take the brand’s trusted heterogeneous sheet vinyl solutions to the next level of style and performance. Consisting of three unique collections—TimberLine, StoneRun and Ambigu—Rejuvenations with Diamond 10 technology coating features more realistic,

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    • Crossville’s Convergence collection awarded Silver at Best of NeoCon

      Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville was recognized with a Silver Award for its new Convergence glass collection at the Best of NeoCon showcase, June 11, in Chicago at the kickoff breakfast to NeoCon 2018. Honored in the Surfacing Materials and Finishes category, the Convergence collection is a stunning option for surfacing walls with the look of end-grain wood captured in rich, jewel tones and cast in polished glass mosaics. “We’re excited that our Convergence collection

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    • Senior living solves acoustic challenges with Ecore flooring

      Canton, N.C.— Lisa Leatherwood, MSN, RN and administrator of Silver Bluff Village, a family-owned and operated senior living community, sought to refresh the design of the corridors and nurses’ station in the main skilled nursing building, a long-term care facility serving more than 120 patients here. Her design challenges were to replace the carpet without creating a louder environment and specify a surface that was easier for the staff to

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    • Mohawk partners with Groundswell to bring smartflower to Chicago community

      Chicago—As part of Mohawk Group’s ongoing commitment to leave more handprints than footprints, the commercial manufacturer joined Groundswell, Elevate Energy and other partners June 13, here, for the unveiling of a new smartflower solar system. The smartflower, located at The Renaissance Collaborative (TRC) in the Bronzeville community, officially launches an innovative solar energy partnership that includes the installation of 10 units across the U.S. over the course of three years.

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    • Emser Tile’s Borigni collection wins HD Award

      Los Angeles—Emser Tile’s Borigni series won the flooring category of the 14th annual HD Product Awards, alongside co-winner, Hand Grade from Havwoods International. The award recognizes products based on myriad criteria, including design innovation, aesthetics and functionality in hospitality environments, cost/value, technical advancement and environmental responsibility. Nearly 300 products were submitted this year in 11 categories. “Emser Tile aims to break the boundaries of what commercial design can accomplish,” said Barbara

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    • AVA by Novalis launches PVC-free sheet flooring at NeoCon

      Chicago—Novalis Innovative Flooring has added a PVC-free sheet flooring to its repertoire under its AVA commercially specified brand. The company showcased the new flooring June 11-13 at NeoCon, here. “There are some applications, such as healthcare spaces, that require a PVC-free flooring solution and we wanted to be able to offer that solution as well as all of our other great LVT products,” said Melissa Quick, product and marketing manager

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    • AVA by Novalis presents Ava by the numbers

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    • Crossville hosts University of Tennessee students to NeoCon

      Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville is hosting four students from the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design to NeoCon 2018 in Chicago. These students earned the trip by creating winning, tile-focused projects as part of Crossville’s sponsorship of a semester-long design studio held in partnership with the university. The studio, “IARC 372—design development and construction detailing documentation for interior architecture,” provided the company a direct opportunity to educate the next generation

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    • Mohawk Group and Groundswell to unveil smartflower solar system

      Calhoun, Ga.—As part of Mohawk Group’s ongoing commitment to leaving more “handprints” than footprints, the commercial flooring company will join Groundswell and other project partners to unveil a smartflower solar system on Wednesday, June 13, from 8-8:30 a.m. at the Renaissance Collaborative in south Chicago, with a reception to immediately follow. During a brief program, Mohawk Group and Groundswell will unveil the first of 10 smartflower systems that will be

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    • Aspecta reorganizes sales team

      Norwalk, Conn.—Aspecta has promoted and made role changes in its sales organization. “We are implementing these changes to grow our business, provide our distributors with better service and achieve a more concentrated focus on our Aspecta commercial business,” said Harlan Stone, group CEO. Kies, managing director of Aspecta’s European branch—Aspecta B.V.—for the past three years, has been named the global CEO of Aspecta. “Marcel has done a remarkable job establishing

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    • Patcraft’s Tangible Hue energizes environment with colors, textures

      Cartersville, Ga.—Patcraft has introduced its latest carpet tile collection, Tangible Hue. Inspired by the appeal of creating bright, uplifting spaces, products are infused with color, offering designers, end users and facility managers a range of color palettes for impactful commercial design. Available in 24” x 24” tiles, patterns combine texture, light and energy to create playful and energetic spaces. “Studies show that color has a profound connection and impact to

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    • Karndean challenges guests to ‘see flooring differently’ at NeoCon

      Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring invites the interior design community to “see flooring differently” from June 11-13 at NeoCon, booth #7-8116, held at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. From original visuals to designability and ordering, Karndean Designflooring’s unique approach to luxury vinyl will change the way you see, design and specify flooring. Spring 2018 collection The Karndean Designflooring product development team seeks out expressive and intriguing forms in nature to develop its unique visuals

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    • Patcraft’s CMYK features colorful, high-performing resilient tile

      Cartersville, Ga.—Patcraft has launched its latest colorful resilient tile collection, CMYK. This visually textured LVT tile features a smooth, high-performance surface that furthers Patcraft’s mission to help designers transform spaces within the built environment. Available in 12” x 24” tiles, CMYK is offered in a range of 24 vibrant colors and versatile neutrals tones to support branding, wayfinding, color blocking and mixing vision. “CMYK directly responds to a growing demand

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    • CRI extends VPS program into 2019

      Dalton, Ga.—The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) is extending the Voluntary Product Stewardship (VPS) program into 2019. The program was created in 2014 and inaugurated in 2015 as a voluntary, nationwide program, to support the carpet sorting network for diverting post-consumer carpet from landfills. “We are delighted with the continuation of this vitally important program,” said Robert Peoples, CARE executive director. “We have some exciting developments underway to help secure

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    • Cali Bamboo hits high Net Promoter Score

      San Diego—Cali Bamboo, a direct-to-consumer and omnichannel flooring and decking manufacturer, has hit an all-time high Net Promoter Score of 80. This metric gauges not just customer satisfaction, but loyalty as well. Cali’s latest number represents a 10-point year-over-year jump, with 957 customers responding. The company measures its NPS by regularly administering a survey to customers 28 days after a purchase. The score is an industry standard metric derived by asking customers,

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    Armstrong energizes commercial vinyl sheet in new DecorArt Rejuvenations

    Lancaster, Pa.—DecorArt Rejuvenations flooring, a vinyl sheet collection from Armstrong Flooring, introduces a versatile range of updated designs that deliver enhanced realistic visual impact and long-lasting performance to contract interiors.  New visuals with exquisite

    Read More

    Crossville’s Convergence collection awarded Silver at Best of NeoCon

    Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville was recognized with a Silver Award for its new Convergence glass collection at the Best of NeoCon showcase, June 11, in Chicago at the kickoff breakfast to NeoCon 2018. Honored

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    Senior living solves acoustic challenges with Ecore flooring

    Canton, N.C.— Lisa Leatherwood, MSN, RN and administrator of Silver Bluff Village, a family-owned and operated senior living community, sought to refresh the design of the corridors and nurses’ station

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