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AHF Products wins four Platinum ADEX Awards

Mountville, Pa.—AHF Products, a leader in hardwood flooring, has been awarded a total of four Platinum 2020 Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX). Platinum is the...

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Carpet

Tarkett tackles asthma, allergies

Solon, Ohio—The month of May has been declared "National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month" by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). Tarkett...

A solution-dyed world of color, features

By Ken Ryan Over the past few years, carpet manufacturers have migrated to solution-dyed (SD) products in response to consumer demand for multiple colors and...

Interface debuts Virtual Project Team

Interface has debuted its Virtual Project Team, a curated set of Interface resources to support customers and building industry professionals at any stage of the...

Resilient

Huali Floors to open first U.S. headquarters, manufacturing facility

Atlanta, Ga.—Huali Floors, a China-based manufacturer of resilient flooring, will establish its first U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in Murray County, according to Georgia...

Armstrong Flooring launches two commercial collections

Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong Flooring has launched two new commercial collections: MedinPure, a PVC-free homogenous sheet for healthcare settings, and Unbound LVT designed for transitions to...

Interface ramps up recycled content LVT

Atlanta, Ga.—Interface luxury vinyl tile (LVT) products are now made with 39% pre-consumer recycled content, according to the company. With this significant move, Interface...

Wood

NWFA completes 44th home with Gary Sinise Foundation

St. Louis, Mo.—The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has provided flooring for its 44th home in support of the Gary Sinise Foundation R.I.S.E. program...

Wood: Innovations propel category to new heights—under water

By Reginald Tucker Who said hardwood and water don’t mix? Manufacturers are looking to dispel old notions about hardwood flooring’s ability to resist moisture incursion...

Opus Floors unveils innovative cork flooring program

Opus Floors Canada, in partnership with Portugal-based Corksribas, is rolling out its innovative Green Flow cork flooring collection to the North American market. The...

Laminate

Opus Floors looks to strike a chord with U.S. retailers

By Reginald Tucker There are manufacturers that would love nothing more than to sell a large volume of products—and then there are those suppliers who...

Torlys supports COVID-19 relief efforts

Toronto—Torlys, a global flooring company specializing in responsible flooring solutions, donated nearly $12,000 to The Trilogy Foundation, a non-profit organization aiding families and communities...

Quality Wood Floors unveils KronoSwiss laminate collection

Phoenix, Ariz.—Quality Wood Floors released its newest hard surface flooring collection by Switzerland-based manufacturer KronoSwiss. Modeled to provide a real, rustic-looking, natural wood flooring, the...

Tile

Tile of Spain launches redesigned website

Miami, Fla.—Tile of Spain has launched a newly redesigned website, designed with a user-friendly experience in mind. The new site includes dynamic features, improved functionality and more...

Ege Seramik releases decorative tile collections

Norcross, Ga.—Ege Seramik has released decorative tiles that utilize state of the art ink-jet technology and creative design work to give the illusion of...

Antolini launches Hurricane marble collection

Antolini has added to its Exclusive Collection with its newest exclusive stone, Hurricane. Hurricane embraces the unique visuals of marble with varying tones and vibrant texture...

Technology

Rollmaster rolls out texting feature

Hammond, La.—RollMaster Software is rolling out a new integrated solution designed to allow its software clients to automatically connect with their customers for appointment...

RFMS launches educational webinar series

Tuscaloosa, Ala.—RFMS has launched a series of free, live webinars to all users of the RFMS software. RFMS webinars are training events that allow...

Technology: Digital marketing, software companies make their presence known at TISE

March 2/9, 2020: Volume 35, Issue 18 By Lindsay Gonzalez   Las Vegas—Flooring technology, just like flooring products, continue to evolve every year. As businesses grow, the...

Installation

Schönox offers new online training seminars

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, Schönox HPS North America, Inc. offers online technical training and seminars that provide opportunities to learn about the full...

Schönox partners with Eagle River Floor Supply

Florence, Ala.—Schönox HPS North America has teamed up with Eagle River Floor Supply to help put Schönox products into the hands of installers addressing...

CFI to host COVID-19 webinar

Certified Flooring Installers (CFI) will host a COVID-19 webinar today, Wednesday, May 20, that will focus on topics surrounding COVID-19. The webinar will be...

Underlayment

Ann Wicander marks 30-year milestone with WE Cork

Exeter, N.H.—Ann Wicander, president of WE Cork, celebrates 30 years with the company. A veteran of the flooring industry, Wicander represents the fifth generation...

Ecore offers free acoustics course

Ecore is offering a free acoustics seminar course for CEU credits. The seminar will be led by Mike Raley, an Institute of Noise Control...

Installation: With underlayments, silence is the golden rule

By Megan Salzano Flooring underlayments don’t often get their due when it comes to the successful completion of a flooring installation. However, without...
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