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  • Brush up business management skills with corporate leaders

    Dalton, Ga.—Whether it’s financial management, marketing, customer service, negotiating skills or pointers on how to be a better leader, WFCA University’s business management curriculum can help keep you and your staff at the top of your game.  WFCA University offers immersive programs covering all aspects of business management. In total, there are 25 online training modules focused on everything from business financials to merchandising to process involvement. The coursework is the

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    Elegant Mosaics welcomes Rachel Moriarty to design program

    Elegant Mosaics welcomes the award-winning, leading homestyle expert Rachel Moriarty to its brand. Moriarty will be a key partner to the “Design, Play, Create” program, which Elegant Mosaics created specifically for designers. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to be working with Rachel Moriarty,” said Elegant Mosaic’s co-founder Sam Cohen. “She has developed quite a following and her designs are exquisite.” Moriarty’s new line with Elegant Mosaics will be designed and

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    Sustainable Surfaces, Hero Flooring receive LGBTBE certification

    Las Vegas—Hero Flooring and parent company Sustainable Surfaces have received their certification as LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBE) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Division Initiative. End users who support the LGBT community and wish to grow their business in the marketplace now have the option to partner with a flooring supplier and manufacturer that is a certified LGBTBE. “I couldn’t be more proud and honored to have received our official LGBTBE

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    wedi North America celebrates U.S. factory grand opening

    Batavia, Ill.—wedi North America celebrated the official grand opening of its factory and corporate office with a ribbon cutting ceremony. wedi management and staff, local and state officials as well as wedi customers, partners and supporters were in attendance. The new facility is expected to create a substantial number of new jobs for the local community. It is also a significant part of wedi management’s defined growth and internationalization strategy, which

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    Laticrete launches Ready-To-Use Grout for construction professionals

    Bethany, Conn.—Laticrete has introduced Ready-To-Use Grout, an advanced professional-grade, ready-to-use grout that delivers superior color consistency and excellent stain resistance. To save time and money on the jobsite, Ready-To-Use Grout does not require mixing or sealing and can be spread continuously for up to 20 minutes before cleaning is required, which is a significant improvement compared to other products on the market that require cleaning after only five minutes. “Since

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    Karndean Designflooring to showcase luxury vinyl at AIA Conference

    Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring will exhibit at the AIA Conference on Architecture, June 21-23, at New York City’s Javits Center. This exhibition marks the first showcase of Karndean Designflooring at the conference. The Karndean Designflooring product development team travels the world in search of expressive and intriguing forms in nature to influence its unique floor designs. The combination of original features and cutting-edge design offers architects all the beauty of natural

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    Johnson Hardwood Floors partners with Gilford-Johnson

    City of Industry, Calif.—Johnson Hardwood Floors is making a major change in its distribution policy in a large part of its trading area. The company will turn over its direct distribution dealers to Gilford-Johnson Flooring in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida and parts of Mississippi, effective July 2. The partnership with Gilford-Johnson was forged when it acquired Johnson Hardwood Floors’ current distributor in Florida, Mastercraft Flooring Distributors. Johnson’s

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    Shannon Specialty Floors names Ellie Dowden Priester director of marketing

    Chicago—At NeoCon 2018, Shannon Specialty Floors named Ellie Dowden Priester director of marketing—a newly created position that she was promoted to here. “Ellie has played a pivotal role in the growth and development of our PR, product development and social media marketing,” said Jeff Collum, president and CEO, Shannon Specialty Floors. “She has had overall creative influence on all marketing initiatives for several years now and has recently moved us

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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 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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    Brush up business management skills with corporate leaders

    Dalton, Ga.—Whether it’s financial management, marketing, customer service, negotiating skills or pointers on how to be a better leader, WFCA University’s business management curriculum can help keep you and your staff

    Read More

    Elegant Mosaics welcomes Rachel Moriarty to design program

    Elegant Mosaics welcomes the award-winning, leading homestyle expert Rachel Moriarty to its brand. Moriarty will be a key partner to the “Design, Play, Create” program, which Elegant Mosaics created specifically

    Read More

    Sustainable Surfaces, Hero Flooring receive LGBTBE certification

    Las Vegas—Hero Flooring and parent company Sustainable Surfaces have received their certification as LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBE) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Division Initiative. End users who support the LGBT

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