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Bostik introduces Pro Rewards contractor loyalty program

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik has created an incentive program specifically tailored for installation professionals. Bostik Pro Rewards offers contractors the opportunity to earn reward points which ultimately may be redeemed for thousands of brand name items, travel rewards and much more, all while growing their respective businesses. “Bostik offers specialty installation products and systems for any flooring project, commercial or residential,” said Scott Banda, Bostik’s director of marketing and business development. “We

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    Bostik to acquire XL Brands

Bostik to acquire XL Brands

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik, an Arkema company, has presented an offer to acquire the assets of XL Brands, a leader in floor covering adhesives in the U.S. The proposed acquisition is expected to close end 2017 and is subject to regulatory approval by antitrust authorities. The acquisition of XL Brands complements Bostik’s recent acquirement of CMP in May and will help position Bostik as one of the leaders in floor covering adhesives in the

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Bostik extends warranty for wood flooring adhesives

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik has announced that two of its industry-leading wood flooring adhesives will now be offering a lifetime warranty for unlimited moisture vapor protection. “We are going to take Bostik’s Best to unlimited moisture vapor protection for all engineered hardwood installations, and move the duration of the warranty from 10 years to lifetime of the flooring,” explained Eric Kurtz, market manager – hardwood installation systems, Bostik. “Vapor-Lock will also offer

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    Bostik unveils winner of Hardwood Flooring Design Contest

Bostik unveils winner of Hardwood Flooring Design Contest

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik has named Jennifer Sheets, interior designer at Studio R Interiors based in Colorado, the winner of its Signature Spaces design competition: The Art of Hardwood Flooring Design Contest. Sheets’ winning design will be installed this month in a new steakhouse within Las Vegas’ new Park MGM Resort, currently under development by MGM Resorts International and Sydell Group. Additionally, she will receive a trip for two to Paris, France,

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Bostik video chronicles 2017 DNG mosaic mural campaign

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    Bostik video chronicles 2017 DNG mosaic mural campaign

Bostik video chronicles 2017 DNG mosaic mural campaign

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Lisa Darroh-Pouls of Pouls Hospitality Design based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, won the grand prize at Design ‘N Gather 2017 (DNG), the international mosaic design competition co-sponsored by Bostik and Artaic Innovative Mosaic. Bostik created a state-of-the-art video to showcase the competition and winner. Darroh-Pouls’ masterpiece, “Champaign Wishes” was unveiled in front of over 600 hospitality architects and designers as a backlit, mosaic mural permanently installed at Hyde Bellagio,

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Bostik becomes official partner of Tour de France

Paris, France—Bostik has signed up as an official partner of iconic cycling event, the Tour de France. The new sponsorship agreement upgrades the firm’s previous participation as an official supplier in 2015 and 2016 and will run for the next two years. The event will be used as a platform to communicate and promote the Bostik brand to a large global audience. “We are very pleased to reinforce our association

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    Bostik acquires floor preparation systems from CGM in the U.S.

Bostik acquires floor preparation systems from CGM in the U.S.

Colombes, Paris, France—Bostik has acquired CMP Specialty Products, the flooring and floor preparation business of U.S.-based specialist CGM, according to Arkema. This business, which generated $15 million sales in 2016, offers strong synergies with Bostik. This acquisition fits with Bostik’s strategy to expand in the growing U.S. construction market and to offer its customers a complete range of innovative solutions for the flooring market. This acquisition is also fully part

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    Bostik-sponsored Design ‘N Gather gains new partners

Bostik-sponsored Design ‘N Gather gains new partners

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik, a world leader in specialty adhesives and installation systems for building construction, has announced that Crossville and Bedrosians—two iconic tile industry companies—will be partnering in Design ‘N Gather (DNG), the annual global tile mosaic design competition created by Artaic—Innovative Mosaic and sponsored by Bostik. DNG has invited architects, designers and mosaic design enthusiasts to submit ultra-creative mosaic interpretations for a larger-than-life mosaic “Selfie Studio” mural to be permanently

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    Bostik and Artaic announce DNG 2017 judges

Bostik and Artaic announce DNG 2017 judges

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik and Artaic Innovative Mosaic have announced the 10 industry-specific judges who will comprise the panel deciding upon the Design ‘N Gather (DNG) 2017 grand prize winner. Following are the esteemed judges: Joyen Vakil, SVP of design & development, MGM Resorts International Carl Ross, president & CEO of Clear on Black Dezirae Janowicz, director of operations/interior designer, Tandem Interior Design Lauren Rottet, founding principal, Rottet Studios DeeDee Gundberg, director

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    Bostik re-introduces Hydroment Vivid at KBIS 2017 and Surfaces 2017

Bostik re-introduces Hydroment Vivid at KBIS 2017 and Surfaces 2017

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik will re-introduce Hydroment Vivid, a rapid curing, premium grade, cement-based grout for the most demanding kitchen and bath projects, at The International Surface Event on Jan. 18-20 in Las Vegas (booth #4506), and at KBIS 2017 in Orlando, Fla. (booth #S5246). Hydroment Vivid offers consistent color technology with enhanced stain and efflorescence protection. It is fiber reinforced for increased crack resistance and non-sag properties. Hydroment Vivid’s rapid curing trait

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    Bostik, Artaic: Partner with Microsoft to stage interactive designer workshop

Bostik, Artaic: Partner with Microsoft to stage interactive designer workshop

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik, and Artaic Innovative Mosaic co-hosted an interactive workshop for key members of Boston’s A&D community at the Prudential Plaza Microsoft Store in Boston’s Back Bay on Oct. 6th. Twenty top architects and designers attended the workshop to learn about creating mosaic murals using the new Microsoft Surface Pro 4. After being introduced to/being updated on Artaic’s robotic production process, which is driven by the firm’s patented Tessera software, and also learning about

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    Bostik sponsors book-signing event in Toronto

Bostik sponsors book-signing event in Toronto

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik sponsored a book-signing in Toronto on Sept. 28. At the event architect and interior designer Dee Dee Eustace Taylor, principal of Taylor Hannah Architect, unveiled her new book, “Dee Dee Rules: NYC Life, Love and Design.” In it, the author shares 365 design rules as she journals her life over the course of a year living in New York City. With over 75 images of Dee Dee’s architecture/interior

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Bostik surface prep materials gaining momentum in the marketplace

Earlier this year Bostik unveiled an extensive line of surface preparation materials at TISE in Las Vegas. Fast forward to the third quarter, the company reports strong acceptance in the marketplace. “This was a huge, monumental product launch program,” said Chris Eichman, marketing communications manager. “Never before had we introduced 12 products at the beginning of the year.” Eric Kurtz, LEED green associate, Bostik’s market manager-hardwood, resilient and surface preparation systems,

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    Bostik and Artaic will co-host major workshop at Microsoft store in Boston

Bostik and Artaic will co-host major workshop at Microsoft store in Boston

Wauwatosa, Wis.—On Oct. 6, 2016, Bostik and Artaic will co-host an event at Boston’s Prudential Center Microsoft store. Attendees of the Microsoft store event will be able to participate in a state-of-the-art, hands-on mosaic workshop using Artaic’s Tessera software. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to get involved/learn about how best to install glass mosaics using Bostik’s Dimension Grout. After the Microsoft store festivities, there will be a networking function at the nearby

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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

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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

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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

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