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    Bentley Prince Street launches new area rug program

Bentley Prince Street launches new area rug program

City of Industry, Calif. – Bentley Prince Street is thrilled to launch its new area rug program, designed to meet the growing demand for soft flooring options to complement hard surface flooring in corporate and residential design. Having offered custom area rug products since 1979, the company was inspired to go back to the drawing board in recent years to create a user-friendly area rug program for its customers. Now, designers,

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    Dover Rug & Home welcomes interior designer

Dover Rug & Home welcomes interior designer

Dover Rug & Home is pleased to announce Alyska Farnsworth as an interior designer and colorist for the company. The addition of Farnsworth enhances Dover’s commitment to providing customers with a full range of home design services. Farnsworth brings more than 20 years of experience in residential interior design to Dover. Educated extensively both in the United States and France, Farnsworth has a natural design talent, sharing her passion for

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    Mullican Flooring expands domestic production

Mullican Flooring expands domestic production

Johnson City, Tenn. – Mullican Flooring, a leading manufacturer of quality hardwood floors, has added a new collection of engineered flooring called LincolnShire to its growing roster of  “Made in the USA” products. Mullican recently moved its headquarters to a new location in Johnson City, Tenn., where the company began manufacturing engineered products for the first time on American soil. With the newest collection, the company now offers consumers two

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    ANSI approves 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard

ANSI approves 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the International Code Council (ICC) applaud the recent approval of the 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard. In 2007, NAHB and the ICC partnered to establish a nationally recognized standard definition of green building. The resulting ICC 700 National Green Building Standard is the first and only residential green building rating system to undergo the full consensus process and

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    Interface participates in Net-Works environmental initiative

Interface participates in Net-Works environmental initiative

LONDON — Global carpet tile manufacturer Interface and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a conservation charity, are celebrating the successful completion of a pilot project and the start of a commercial venture with both conservation and socio-economic benefits.  The innovative collaboration, called Net-Works, has been created to tackle the growing environmental problem of discarded fishing nets in some of the world’s poorest coastal communities.

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    Mediterranea to feature state-of-the-art technology at Surfaces

Mediterranea to feature state-of-the-art technology at Surfaces

Mediterranea has created a truly interactive experience for attendees at the annual Surfaces exhibition, running Jan. 29 to 31 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Visitors to Mediterranea’s booth #B3127 will experience the very latest in touchscreen computer technology, displaying the company’s product data, installation photographs and e-brochures all at the touch of a finger.

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    New look for CRI’s GLP Logos

New look for CRI’s GLP Logos

For more than 20 years, the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Green Label and Green Label Plus program logos have been two of the most familiar labels in the flooring market. Recent updates to the Federal Trade Commission’s Green Guides Part 260: Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims necessitated minor alternations be added to the GLP logos in order for them to remain in compliance with FTC requirements. The new logos for the GLP Carpet and

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    NWFA names Miller director of certification & education

NWFA names Miller director of certification & education

St. Louis, Mo. – The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) announced Brett Miller has joined its staff as director of certification & education.  In his new role, Miller will be responsible for the development, coordination, implementation and presentation of the NWFA’s technical training schools, workshops, and online training, as well as the NWFA’s certification program.

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    MP Global’s QuietWalk receives two new patents

MP Global’s QuietWalk receives two new patents

Norfolk, Neb. – MP Global Products announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued Patent No. US 8,341,910 B2 and Patent No. 8,341,911 B2 to Alan B. Collison and Chad A. Collison, president and vice president, respectively, of MP Global Products. The patents protect MP Global’s QuietWalk underlayment for laminate floors that improves acoustic and thermal insulation properties and provides crack resistance.

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    IVC US partners with Vinylasa

IVC US partners with Vinylasa

Dalton – IVC US is excited to announce it has partnered with Vinylasa to distribute its residential and commercial sheet vinyl products in Mexico. Vinylasa is an international VCT and LVT manufacturer headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico. Boasting one of the biggest and most modern resilient flooring plants in Latin America, Vinylasa specializes in through-patterned tiles.

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    Consolidated Carpet helps renovate NCS headquarters

Consolidated Carpet helps renovate NCS headquarters

New York, N.Y. – Consolidated Carpet is proud to announce its participation in the recent renovation of the Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter’s (NCS) New York City headquarters. Consolidated donated adhesives and over 1,800 square feet of carpet tile to the non-profit organization, whose goal is to end homelessness for men, women and youth who have aged out of foster care in New York.

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    Measure Square launches iPad app to supplement software

Measure Square launches iPad app to supplement software

Pasadena, Calif. — Measure Square (formerly Floor Covering Soft) will launch an iPad edition of its next generation flooring layout and estimating program for commercial and retail flooring contractors and dealers. This new app will supplement the desktop measure estimating flagship suites MeasureSquare 2013 (formerly FloorEstimate Pro) and will be presented on Jan. 29, 2013 at Surfaces in Las Vegas.

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    Interior designers help determine best home furnishings

Interior designers help determine best home furnishings

Pearl River, N.Y. – You know it when you find it.  When designing a room there are nearly hundreds of elements to consider, causing many of us to go through several “wrongs” before finding the room’s “right” items.  Fortunately, there’s a method to the madness.  Interior designers know that high-quality items make all the difference in creating a fashionable and highly functional room and they have learned how to sift

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    NWFA Expo: Early Bird Pricing expires soon

NWFA Expo: Early Bird Pricing expires soon

We are well on our way to the 2013 NWFA Wood Flooring Expo, April 2 to 5! That also means that Early Bird Pricing expires very soon! January 15 is the last day to receive the best deal on year’s Expo. Take at look at your savings options as an NWFA member:

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    Wools of New Zealand popular at upcoming markets

Wools of New Zealand popular at upcoming markets

Marietta, Ga. — Seventeen Wools of New Zealand brand partners will be celebrating the beauty, softness and durability of New Zealand wool in the Wools of New Zealand pavilion at the 2013 Surfaces event, Jan. 29 to31, in Las Vegas. On a 19,000-square-foot oasis of green carpet, the group will fill the convention floor with eco-fabulous fashions and diverse designs.

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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

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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

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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

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