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    Commercial resilient category grows with economy

Commercial resilient category grows with economy

Despite a sluggish recovery, particularly in the commercial sector, the resilient category is one area performing quite well. A value proposition paired with easy maintenance and installation makes resilient flooring a natural choice for commercial locations.

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Commercial carpet riding the wave of recovery

In most economic downturns the commercial sector will lag the residential market by three to six months both going in and coming out. By now, most people know the current economic condition is unlike anything anyone has seen. The result is the commercial sector, at least when it comes to carpet, has not followed the normal pattern and is enjoying a steadying improvement in sales, especially when it comes to

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    Future looks bright for commercial hardwood sales

Future looks bright for commercial hardwood sales

Within the commercial market, wood flooring represents about 5% of the total sector and about 9% of hard surface sales. Unofficially, executives say because many of the jobs are sold and installed through residential channels business has not been so bad through the first five months of the year and the prospects for the remainder of 2011 are relatively positive.

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    Mannington raises resilient product prices across Residential and Commercial

Mannington raises resilient product prices across Residential and Commercial

Salem, N.J.—Mannington announced a 4% to 6% price increase on select commercial and residential vinyl products, effective with shipments on February 14, 2011.

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    Park joins Mohawk Commercial as senior vice president, general manager

Park joins Mohawk Commercial as senior vice president, general manager

Dalton—Bentley Park has joined Mohawk Commercial as its senior vice president and general manager where he will lead the sales divisions through product management, product development, marketing and operations teams. “Bentley Park brings great ideas and fresh thinking to Mohawk,” said Tom Lape, president, Mohawk Industries. “We’re looking forward to his contributions in making our Commercial division the go-to resource for designer, specifiers and property owners.”

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    Commercial market: State of the industry, indicators point to activity in many segments

Commercial market: State of the industry, indicators point to activity in many segments

Chicago—In the aftermath of increases in attendance and optimism at NeoCon 2010, all indicators point to a commercial market poised for a gradual rebound after a challenging 12 to 18 months. So said the many flooring exhibitors that took part in the show.

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Touch of Color donates carpet tile to Habitat for Humanity

Harrisburg, Pa.—Touch of Color Flooring, headquartered here, recently reached out to the local team at Habitat for Humanity ReStore to make a donation of over 14,590 square feet of carpet

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IWBI launches global concept advisories, taps Shaw’s Virgo

New York, N.Y.—The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has formed a network of global concept advisories to explore, better understand and, ultimately, more accurately quantify the impact of specific health

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Havwoods presents high performance underlayments

New York, N.Y.—Havwoods International, a UK-based hardwood flooring supplier, is now providing options to absorb, block, break and isolate sound with three different underlayment products—Provent underlay, Unda-Tech Silver Backed underlay

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