Dalton—The American Floorcovering Alliance (AFA) said it will showcase a variety of new, cutting-edge industry products through its 2021 FloorTek Expo Innovations Showcase. Attendees will get up close and personal opportunities to view these new items before they become available, according to organizers.
Products featured in the Innovations Showcase include items from brands like AEI, Eltex, Freeman Schwabe, Taconic, Tuftco and more. AEI will be presenting its TE-101 tight end/broken detector for carpet yarn warping. Freeman Schwabe is set to feature its new die cutting press for cutting carpet tiles and planks with new integrated features for side die loading and die staging. Other items attendees can see include the Gilbos Dyna Jet High Speed Air Entanglement Winder for superior yarn winding and processing, Modra CreelMT automated yarn creeling system for tufted carpet manufacturing and more.
The FloorTek Expo is set to be held September 14 and 15 at the Dalton Convention Center. The Expo plans to feature networking opportunities for flooring industry professionals, new product launches through the Innovations Showcase, seminars and the FloorTek Open golf tournament with proceeds benefiting the inaugural 2021 AFA Floorcovering Industry Scholarship. Tickets for the FloorTek Open are still available here.