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    Installation: Latest adhesives promote eco-friendly attributes

Installation: Latest adhesives promote eco-friendly attributes

May 28/June 4, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 25 By Lindsay Baillie Adhesive manufacturers are continuing to develop premium environmentally friendly products as a means to stay in lockstep with the flooring industry’s continuous push toward greener floors. Many of today’s green adhesives are FloorScore certified, solvent free and contain zero VOCs—all of which help contribute points to LEED. These qualities are all beneficial to the end user and environment as

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    Proper education is the key to closing sales

Proper education is the key to closing sales

April 2/9, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 21 By Lindsay Baillie Arming retail salespeople with the knowledge to prescribe and sell the right underlayment for the job is the key to success, suppliers say. Once a retail sales associate is properly trained on the latest products, he or she must make it a point to educate the consumer. Following are a few key points to remember when selling underlayments. Look for

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    Latest cushion products promote performance enhancements

Latest cushion products promote performance enhancements

March 19/26, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 20 By Nicole Murray As consumer flooring trends continue to lean toward hard surfaces—specifically LVT, WPC and SPC—underlayment manufacturers are innovating to stay ahead as well as provide dealers with upsell opportunities. During Surfaces earlier this year, a host of underlayment manufacturers exhibited their latest products made for all types of flooring. Amorim showcased its underlayment for LVT and WPC applications. “We have tweaked

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    DriTac launches new line of flooring underlayment

DriTac launches new line of flooring underlayment

Clifton, N.J.—DriTac Flooring Products is introducing a line of eco-friendly, acoustical abatement underlayment for residential and commercial flooring applications: DriTac 8301 Impact 1mm for resilient flooring installations and DriTac 8302 Double Impact 2mm for wood and laminate flooring installations. The lightweight flooring underlayments incorporate DriTac’s total sound reduction system (SRS) complete with a lifetime warranty when used in conjunction with approved DriTac flooring adhesives in double-stick applications. DriTac’s SRS was

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    Power of brands: Quality products, service stand out in a crowd

Power of brands: Quality products, service stand out in a crowd

August 14/21: Volume 32, Issue 5 By Lindsay Baillie A well-known brand has great influence in the mind of the consumer; it can affect her positively or negatively, research shows. According to Latham & Co., a brand consultancy, a strong brand contains incredible power—not just how it is perceived in the world, but also how it redefines the competitive landscape, connects with prospects and influencers, creates memorable experiences, builds lasting

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    Women in Flooring: Block—DriTac’s driving force, relationship builder

Women in Flooring: Block—DriTac’s driving force, relationship builder

May 22/29, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 25 By Lindsay Baillie   Myrna Block, executive vice president, DriTac, has been described by others as outgoing, positive, intuitive, a visionary, an entrepreneur—all of which are exemplified in her passion and hard work in the flooring industry and her community. Whether she is helping fellow flooring members or supporting local charities, Block thrives in developing quality relationships with those around her. In 1987,

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    Installation: Innovations serve up solutions

Installation: Innovations serve up solutions

April 10/17, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 22 By Nicole Murray   Suppliers of installation accessories, adhesives and subfloor prep materials are not only developing new products that aim to ease installation; they are also seeking to improve the performance and longevity of the various flooring surfaces they support. Many of these installation products, which run the gamut from underlayments to self-leveling materials, are designed to address common installation challenges. Case

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    DriTac appoints two regional sales managers

DriTac appoints two regional sales managers

Clifton, N.J.—DriTac Flooring Products has appointed Brett Butler to the position of Southwest regional sales manager and Jeff Feller to the position of Midwest regional sales manager. Both Butler and Feller come to DriTac with over 20 years of experience working with manufacturers, distributors and contractors in the flooring industry. Butler has worked for several wood flooring coatings manufacturers and Feller has had sales roles with various prominent domestic and

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    FCNews announces winners of Charity Football League

FCNews announces winners of Charity Football League

January 30/February 6, 2017: Volume 31, Number 17 Hicksville—In the fall of 2016 Floor Covering News kicked off its Fantasy Football for a Cause league, which raises money for various local and national charities. Earlier this month checks were distributed to each of the participating manufacturers to forward along to their respective charities and causes. Following is a breakdown of the winners: Salesmaster won first place and a total of

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    DriTac introduces eco-friendly resilient flooring adhesives

DriTac introduces eco-friendly resilient flooring adhesives

Clifton, N.J.—DriTac Flooring Products has introduced Eco-5900 MegaBond and Eco-5700 StrongBond, environmentally friendly adhesives for resilient flooring. Eco-5900 MegaBond is a premium-grade, resilient flooring adhesive that has been specially formulated to help minimize vinyl plank shrinkage. Eco-5700 StrongBond is a contractor preferred, adhesive that provides aggressive bond strength for the interior installation of luxury vinyl tile, luxury vinyl plank, fiberglass backed sheet vinyl and carpet tile in addition to cork,

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    DriTac’s Easy Clean usable over cutback adhesive

DriTac’s Easy Clean usable over cutback adhesive

Clifton, N.J.—DriTac Flooring Products’ Easy Clean “Green” MS Polymer Adhesive can now be utilized to isolate old cutback adhesive residue for hardwood flooring installations. Specialized formula design enhancements now enable this multi-functional, eco-friendly wood flooring adhesive to consolidate subfloor preparation and allow for a faster hardwood flooring installation process. It generates time and cost savings by eliminating the need to skim-coat or patch over the top of cutback adhesive residue.

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    DriTac partners with Midwest Floor Coverings

DriTac partners with Midwest Floor Coverings

Clifton, N.J.—DriTac Flooring Products has formed a new distribution partnership with Midwest Floor Coverings, a Utah-based flooring and installation supplies distributor serving the flooring industry for over 77 years. Midwest Floors will carry the full line of DriTac premium flooring adhesives, concrete moisture control systems, wood floor repair kits, adhesive removers, trowels and the complete range of DriTac’s solvent-free and VOC-free adhesives for all green installations of hardwood and resilient

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    DriTac supports Habitat for Humanity at Surfaces 2015

DriTac supports Habitat for Humanity at Surfaces 2015

Clifton, N.J.—DriTac Flooring Products partnered with Habitat for Humanity’s Las Vegas affiliate to support its local humanitarian efforts recently at The International Surface Event (TISE) 2015 flooring trade show in Las Vegas. DriTac exhibited at TISE and supported Habitat for Humanity by making a donation for every lead generated at the DriTac booth. Proceeds from DriTac’s donation will go towards building eco-friendly homes and helping families break the cycle of

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    DriTac introduces fast-drying, single-component concrete barrier

DriTac introduces fast-drying, single-component concrete barrier

Clifton, N.J.—DriTac Flooring Products has introduced DriTac Eco-DriBloc Premium “Green” Moisture Control and Adhesive Isolation Membrane for resilient flooring installations. A fast-drying, single-component concrete moisture control system and adhesive isolation membrane, Eco-DriBloc allows installers to apply a moisture mitigation system and install their resilient floor on the same day with only a 3-hour dry time. This simple 2-in-1 product offers a zero VOC, zero solvent and low odor formula that

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DriTac debuts latest adhesive

DriTac Flooring Products is introducing DriTac 7700 Easy Clean 4-in-1 Premium Green MS Polymer Sound & Moisture Control Wood Flooring Adhesive. Extremely easy to clean off the surface of hardwood flooring wet or dry, DriTac 7700 Easy Clean 4-in-1 is a single-component moisture-curing MS Polymer Wood Flooring Adhesive Solution with zero VOCs, zero solvents and zero isocyanates. This 4-In-1 flooring adhesive can now be used as an adhesive only or

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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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