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    Satya Tiwari named to 2012 Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40

Satya Tiwari named to 2012 Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40

Calhoun, Ga. — Total home accessory solutions brand Surya is pleased to announce that U.S. company president, Satya Tiwari, was recently named to the 2012 Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40 list. The publication’s 40 Under 40 honors the accomplishments of Atlanta’s most successful young professionals. Honorees must demonstrate leadership, professional achievement and community service. This year more than 500 nominations were received for the award and a committee of

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    Armstrong announces exclusive partnership with Homes for Our Troops

Armstrong announces exclusive partnership with Homes for Our Troops

Lancaster, Pa. – Armstrong Floor Products is proud to announce its partnership with Homes for Our Troops (HFOT), a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization that builds specially adapted homes for the nation’s severely injured veterans. Armstrong, as the exclusive flooring supplier to HFOT, will donate floors for approximately 30 homes to be built across the country in 2013.  The houses are built at no cost to veterans through the support of

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    Carlisle Wide Plank Floors re-launches website

Carlisle Wide Plank Floors re-launches website

Stoddard, N.H. – Today Carlisle Wide Plank Floors, the epic wide plank floor company, announced the re-launch of its website with a new design and features to improve the luxury shopping experience for consumers and design professionals alike. The new website offers inspiration pages filled with photos of recent residential and commercial installations, videos of the meticulous SlowCraft production, and easier navigation to search by wood types and color tones.

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Robert Varden named CFI executive director

Kansas City, Mo. — “Robert E. Varden has been selected as the executive director of CFI, the world’s leading flooring installation organization,” said Alan Ellis, CFI president.  “With over 30 years in the installation, education and research side of the flooring business, Varden brings unlimited resources to the position.  He has been responsible for the inclusion of CFI in numerous specifications, including those of carpet mills.  Varden will be expanding

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Flooring America and Beaulieu of America to support Sandy disaster relief

Manchester, N.H. — Hurricane Sandy was the largest and second most costly Atlantic hurricane on record, causing damage that will likely top $20 billion. In the United States, Hurricane Sandy impacted at least 24 states, with severe damage in New Jersey and New York.  Together, Flooring America and Beaulieu of America have joined forces to support the Red Cross Hurricane Sandy relief effort in the hardest hit areas.

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Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas to offer diverse education

Floor covering and stone industry professionals seeking a cutting-edge, multi-track educational program to enrich their business development should register today for Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas while the conference program is still free with exhibits registration. These leading industry events are scheduled for January 28-31, 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. More than 70 business, installation, technical and “hot topic” sessions representing the newest ideas on every challenge from sealing

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    HomerWood looks ahead with extensive hardwood portfolio

HomerWood looks ahead with extensive hardwood portfolio

Titusville, Pa.  – HomerWood is channeling its design expertise and first-class, quality manufacturing into a product initiative to strengthen its brand and grow business for its distribution and retailer partners. Known for pioneering Character Grade, creating custom colors and authentic handscrapes, HomerWood is bringing a refreshed, new portfolio to retail. From classic to contemporary designs, HomerWood has carefully selected 54 premium visuals in a range of colors, styles, textures and

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    Former Dal-Tile president joins NTCA’s Ring of Honor

Former Dal-Tile president joins NTCA’s Ring of Honor

Former Dal-Tile president Harold Turk was recently inducted into the National Tile Contractors Association’s (NTCA) Ring of Honor for his lifetime service to the NTCA and contribution to the tile industry. Turk received the prestigious award at Total Solutions Plus 2012, an annual industry-wide event presented jointly by the NTCA, the Ceramic Tile Distributors Association and the Tile Council of North America.

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    Major inaugural events introduce new MYK Laticrete India facilities

Major inaugural events introduce new MYK Laticrete India facilities

Laticrete introduced its new, state-of-the-art Dry Mortar Plant, Research & Development Centre and Technical Training Facility in Hyderabad, India on Oct. 11th.  A number of spirited festivities took place, each reinforcing the strong commitment Laticrete has made relative to doing business the right way, working within the world’s second most populous country. The new factory, which was designed by Italy’s LB Technologies, replaces the previous facility at the same location.

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    Karndean Designflooring expands commercial team

Karndean Designflooring expands commercial team

Export, Pa. —  Karndean Designflooring is pleased to announce the addition of two new commercial sales representatives to its team. Kristin Colby and Erin West come to Karndean with extensive experience in both the flooring industry and interior design. “Karndean is investing heavily in expanding its commercial team so there is a presence in every major U.S. market by the end of 2014,” said John Bonney, vice president of commercial

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    Florida Tile introduces Natura HDP – High Definition Porcelain

Florida Tile introduces Natura HDP – High Definition Porcelain

Lexington, Ky. –Unexpected colors in the look of natural wood plank underscore Natura HDP – High Definition Porcelain, the latest in the series of High Definition Porcelain styles from Florida Tile. Intended largely for commercial use, Natura HDP will find a home in residential settings as well. Natura HDP is ADA compliant and appropriate for commercial walls and countertops as well as in residential and most commercial floor applications.

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    Surya president named in 2012 Atlanta Top 25 Entrepreneurs

Surya president named in 2012 Atlanta Top 25 Entrepreneurs

Calhoun, Ga. — Surya U.S. president, Satya Tiwari, was recognized by Business to Business magazine during its recent 2012 Atlanta Top 25 Entrepreneurs awards ceremony. Held on November 7th at the city’s Twelve Hotel, the annual event honored Atlanta’s top individual entrepreneurs. Winners are selected for achievements towards innovative business development within their respective industries and local community.

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    Covalt Floor Leveling celebrates 30 years as industry leader

Covalt Floor Leveling celebrates 30 years as industry leader

Covalt Floor Leveling, Southern California’s premier concrete floor repair and leveling company, has reached an impressive milestone, celebrating 30 years as the industry leader in providing smooth, flat, level subfloors for the successful application of all flooring types. With three decades of experience in the materials and methods of concrete repair and cement-based self-leveling underlayments, Covalt has the skill and in-depth product knowledge to repair, level and smooth any subfloor

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    Daltile featured on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” specials

Daltile featured on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” specials

Dallas – Daltile is pleased to announce its continued participation in the hit show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” which will return to ABC with four special episodes this holiday season. Daltile product was donated for each new episode, which will feature celebrity guests, hosts and performances. The first episode premiered on Monday, November 26 at 9:00p.m. EST. The remaining three episodes will air on the following three Mondays, December 3,

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    Manufacturer recommends using NWFA Certified Professionals

Manufacturer recommends using NWFA Certified Professionals

St. Louis, Mo. – National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) manufacturer member, Somerset Wood Products in Somerset, Ky., has recently revised its installation guidelines to include a recommendation to use NWFA Certified Professionals (NWFACP) when installing its wood flooring products. Additional NWFA manufacturer members will also make the change while others are currently reviewing their installation guidelines and considering adding the same recommendation.

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Avery Dennison Adhesive Tapes receive Floorscore certification

Painesville, Ohio—Three Avery Dennison Performance Tapes pressure-sensitive adhesive products—FT 8905, FT 8375 and FT 8325—have received FloorScore certification based on the results of an independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services.  Developed

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Patcraft introduces new line, Estrato

Cartersville, Ga.—Patcraft has introduced Estrato, its newest product for high-performance environments. Inspired by the beauty of abstract botanicals, the scale and movement within the product’s pattern creates a sophisticated flooring

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Shaw Industries achieves carbon neutrality in carpet manufacturing

Dalton, Ga.—Shaw Industries Group has achieved carbon neutrality in its commercial carpet manufacturing operations. The achievement encompasses all commercial carpet manufacturing facilities that Shaw owns and operates globally, including those

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