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Laminate state of the industry: On the ropes, but still very much in the fight

March 2/9, 2020: Volume 35, Issue 18 By Reginald Tucker The U.S. laminate flooring sector has certainly taken some vicious body shots in recent years in...

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Best of Surfaces honors excellence at TISE 2020

February 17/24, 2020: Volume 35, Issue 17 Las Vegas—Six manufacturers were voted best of class in the 2020 Best of Surfaces competition, a contest sponsored...

Laminate: Latest intros convey confidence in category

February 2/10, 2020: Volume 35, Issue 16 By Reginald Tucker Las Vegas—Of all the hard surface categories impacted by the onslaught of LVT, WPC and SPC,...

LVT, WPC, SPC—which is right for your customer?

October 14/21, 2019: Volume 35/Issue 8 By Lindsay Gonzalez As the resilient category continues to expand into various subsegments, flooring dealers have had to stay abreast...

Laminate: Latest click systems serve multiple purposes

September 16/23, 2019: Volume 35, Issue 7 By Reginald Tucker   Valinge 5G’s seal, utilized here on a Beauflor laminate product, is tight enough to lock out...

Laminate Executive Forecast: Holding its own against onslaught of WPC, SPC

Dec. 9/16, 2019: Volume 35, Issue 12 By Reginald Tucker   The laminate flooring category continued to fight an uphill battle against the meteoric rise...

Laminate: Suppliers take a page out of WPC/SPC playbook

Dec. 9/16, 2019: Volume 35, Issue 12 By Reginald Tucker   It’s no secret that certain segments of the resilient flooring category—namely WPC and SPC—have...

Laminate: Performance enhancements give category an edge

August 19/26, 2019: Volume 35, Issue 5 By Megan Salzano     Resilient flooring and its rigid core brethren continue to flood the market and have...

Retailers sing the praises of Quick-Step’s NatureTEK

August 19/26, 2019: Volume 35, Issue 5 By Reginald Tucker   Out and About Floor Covering, Cascade Flooring America, Westland Carpet One and Ventura Flooring...

Laminate: Segment feels heat from hard surface counterparts

June 24/July 1, 2019: Volume 35, Issue 1 By Reginald Tucker   Fierce competition from alternative hard surface categories—combined with a diminished number of laminate...
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