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    HomerWood introduces Birch Run collection

HomerWood introduces Birch Run collection

HomerWood Premium Hardwood introduces Birch Run flooring, an all-American birch in a designer inspired color palette.  The new line is designed for retailers to sell to homeowners who want the quality of a HomerWood premium product at a value driven price point. Surfaces booth #S5977 

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    Milliken introduces the evolution of Imagine

Milliken introduces the evolution of Imagine

Milliken introduces the evolution of Imagine collection.  Featuring updated colorways and a new tufted base, this collection offers a flexible functionality to complement a variety of home decors.

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MP Global highlights VersaWalk at Surfaces

MP Global Products, the manufacturer of the popular QuietWalk underlayment for floating wood and laminate floors and other eco-friendly fiber underlayments, recently introduced VersaWalk, a multi-use sound reduction impact isolation and insulation system designed specifically for nail-down or glue-down wood flooring, luxury vinyl tile, floating engineered wood, and laminate flooring. It’s green, high performing, and versatile – float it, nail it, or glue it.

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    Shaw sponsors 2012 HGTV Green Home Giveaway

Shaw sponsors 2012 HGTV Green Home Giveaway

Dalton — Shaw recently announced the company will once again be the exclusive flooring provider and sponsor for the HGTV Green Home Giveaway set for spring 2012. As the flooring partner, Shaw will provide stylish and functional floors from the HGTV HOME Flooring by Shaw collection to be featured in this highly-anticipated show home in the sustainable living community of Serenbe, Ga.

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    Mohawk taps Meadows to lead sales for Home Centers and aligned groups

Mohawk taps Meadows to lead sales for Home Centers and aligned groups

Dalton — Mohawk is pleased to announce Jeff Meadows, a 30-year veteran of the flooring industry, has joined the company as senior vice president of sales for the Home Centers and Aligned Groups (such as CCA Global, Abbey, Carpets Plus, Empire and Floors2Ceilings). Meadows will be responsible for driving positive sales growth for these key business units through his strategic leadership.

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    Grizzle seeks to take Mannington to new heights

Grizzle seeks to take Mannington to new heights

New product investments, international business are among the initiatives The new year brought a change at the top of Mannington Mills. Longtime CEO Tom Davis announced his retirement some time ago, and his hand-picked replacement, Russell Grizzle, took the reins Jan. 2. Grizzle, the former president of Milliken’s global flooring business, had been groomed for the position for two years, so suffice to say he is more than ready to

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    CoverQUICK to demonstrate ‘Simply Put Technology’ at Surfaces

CoverQUICK to demonstrate ‘Simply Put Technology’ at Surfaces

CoverQUIK Tile, the innovative new manufacturer and importer of revolutionary cost-saving and time-saving glass & stone tile and setting systems, will demonstrating the latest DIY techniques which will help dealers optimize selling directly to their customers.

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    International Stoneworks participates at Surfaces

International Stoneworks participates at Surfaces

Houston — International Stoneworks, Houston’s premier natural stone restoration and maintenance business, will not only co-present the session, Natural Stone Refinishing from A-Azul Bahia to Z-Zimbabwe Black, but will also moderate The Essentials of Stone Maintenance Forum and participate as a panelist in the Stone Restoration Forum. International Stoneworks president, Rawi Tabbah is taking a more active role this year at SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomacc, the largest stone and floor event

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NALFA to hold product demonstration at Surfaces

The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) will conduct a product demonstration on Tuesday, January 24, at 1 p.m. in conjunction with Surfaces 2012 in Las Vegas, NV.

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Workplace fraud hearing

Floor Covering News received a letter from the Maryland and Northern Virginia Floor Covering Association requesting flooring dealers to attend a hearing between the committee, Economic Matters, headed by Delegate Kelly Schultz, and the DLLR (Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation) in regard to the Work Place Fraud Act.

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Centiva featured on ‘Extreme Makeover’

Florence, Ala. — Centiva will be featured on “Extreme Makeover” Friday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m. on ABC. Please tune in as “Extreme Makeover,” Centiva, and many others help to rebuild seven houses in seven days in Joplin, Mo.  

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    RFMS annual User Conference to be held before Surfaces

RFMS annual User Conference to be held before Surfaces

Tuscaloosa, Ala — Resource & Financial Management Systems, (RFMS, Inc.) providing business management software and services for floor covering operations, is holding its annual User Conference in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino on Monday, January 23, 2012.

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    Clean Trust’s reference guide for professional carpet cleaning now available

Clean Trust’s reference guide for professional carpet cleaning now available

Vancouver, Wash. — The Clean Trust (formerly known as the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)) is pleased to announce the revised ANSI-approved S100 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Carpet Cleaning is now available. The new reference guide is the fifth edition of the S001 standard originally published in 1991 and will help cleaning professionals continue to provide high-quality service utilizing the latest techniques and technology.

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    ProSource of Chicago hosted Installer Day, CFI and CTEF

ProSource of Chicago hosted Installer Day, CFI and CTEF

Kansas City, Mont. — Jeff Bernstein, regional sales manager for ProSource of Elk Grove Village, Ill., and ProSource of Naperville, Ill., hosted two consecutive events of the company’s Installer Appreciation Day on January 4-5, 2012. Attended by over 200 people, the theme of installer certification was visible throughout.

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    Home Legend debuts new line at Surfaces

Home Legend debuts new line at Surfaces

Dairsville, Ga. — Home Legend, a leading supplier of engineered wood, bamboo, laminate, cork and luxury vinyl tile flooring, will unveil selections from its newly-acquired Baker’s Creek line at Surfaces 2012, slated for January 2012 in Las Vegas.

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Swiff-Train names Shane Calloway president, CEO

Houston, Texas – Swiff-Train has promoted Shane Calloway to the position of president and CEO, effective May 21. In his new capacity, Calloway will assume responsibilities of all key functions

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NTCA names winners of Five Star Contractor Project of the Year

Atlanta—The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) named the winners of its sixth annual NTCA Five Star Contractor Project of the Year Awards at Coverings 2018 here.  NTCA’s Five Star Contractor

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Crossville names Shelby Ferriter as Common Thread for the Cure contest winner

Crossville, Tenn.— Crossville Inc. has named Shelby Ferriter as creator of the winning design for the company’s biennial Common Thread for the Cure scarf design contest. Ferriter’s scarf concept, one

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