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    HPS Schönox adds multiple distributors

HPS Schönox adds multiple distributors

Florence, Ala.—HPS Schönox has added new distribution partners to assists the company in meeting its goal to increase the ease of doing business. Distributors including David C Greenbaum Co., Jon Don, Carpet Shoppe, Bixco and ALA Round Flooring were added as authorized distributors and value-added resellers of Schönox products in North America. “We see great potential with the new distributors because each are forging new roads across all market segments,”

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    HPS Schönox reveals Worst Subfloor Contest winners

HPS Schönox reveals Worst Subfloor Contest winners

Las Vegas—The winners of the HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest were announced during a ceremony at the International Surfaces Event in Las Vegas. The company’s annual contest seeks to answer the question, “What lies beneath?” Contestants are installers who choose to partner with Schönox materials to tackle extreme subflooring challenges. They are encouraged to take photos during the process and submit these photos along with description of Schönox products for

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    Executive interviews: Brand Building

Executive interviews: Brand Building

How Piet Dossche and Thomas Trissl created the most recognized names in their categories   January 22/29, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 16 By Ken Ryan   It has been said that a company’s brand is its lifeblood, its reason for existing, its greatest success and, potentially, its biggest failure. Few flooring industry executives understand that principle better than Piet Dossche, president and CEO, USFloors, and Thomas Trissl, president, Schönox–HPS North

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    HPS Schönox launches new brand campaign

HPS Schönox launches new brand campaign

Florence, Ala.—HPS Schönox strives to provide unparalleled support and advanced flooring solutions. Their 2018 brand campaign, Ön It, will show that HPS Schönox does business differently and is committed to doing it right. The campaign will debut this month on all the company’s advertising, branding and marketing collateral, as well as internal and external communications. They will kick off at both World of Concrete and The International Surfaces Event in

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    Schönox ‘Worst Subfloor Contest’ focuses on fixing what lies beneath

Schönox ‘Worst Subfloor Contest’ focuses on fixing what lies beneath

August 28/September 4: Volume 32, Issue 6 By Lindsay Baillie   Schönox on June 1 formally opened this year’s annual Worst Subfloor Contest with the theme, “What lies beneath?” It’s a question that, according to Schönox, reflects a common worry flooring professionals often have when tackling a challenging flooring project. “With Schönox, our approach is to develop subfloor products that can address even the most challenging conditions, knowing that success

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    Guest column: Bridging the gap

Guest column: Bridging the gap

June 5/12, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 26 By Laurie Baatz   One of the most common issues plaguing the installation of flooring today is moisture in concrete. Yet, the chronic headache has not helped to change the behavior of the teams involved. Sound familiar? The architect or interior designer writes the project’s flooring specifications. The construction documents state that moisture testing be conducted following ASTM F2170. Specifications also state the

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    Underlayment: Suppliers serve up solutions for multi-family applications

Underlayment: Suppliers serve up solutions for multi-family applications

June 5/12, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 26 By Reginald Tucker   Underlayment suppliers are focusing more of their attention on the all-important multi-family sector of the housing market. Specifically, they are developing products that aim to meet or exceed the stringent building code requirements for multi-family dwellings while complementing the vast array of flooring products designed to coordinate with them. That’s certainly the focus of companies like MP Global Products,

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    Installation: Schönox recognizes ‘Worst Subfloor’ contest winners

Installation: Schönox recognizes ‘Worst Subfloor’ contest winners

January 30/February 6, 2017: Volume 31, Number 17 By Nicole Murray Las Vegas—Schönox announced the winners of its 3rd annual Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest at TISE 2017, reporting the highest number of entries received since the inception of the competition. First-place winner Carpets Direct of Walton, Ky., took on a 70-year-old building with an engineered hardwood floor that would be glued in place. The major challenge was the massive amount

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    Herregan to carry full line of Schönox subfloor products

Herregan to carry full line of Schönox subfloor products

Eagan, Minn.—Herregan Distributors and HPS Schönox have formed a strategic partnership to roll out the full line of Schönox subfloor products. “The agreement with Schönox in our 50th year of operation is a clear example of Herregan’s continuing commitment to product innovation and customer support,” said Craig Folven, vice president of sales and marketing, Herregan’s Paramount division. “Schönox has never stopped improving its subfloor products through impressive R&D efforts, and similarly

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    Gates joins Schönox as VP sales, business development

Gates joins Schönox as VP sales, business development

Florence, Ala.—Todd Gates has joined HPS Schönox as vice president of sales and business development for the Western United States. In his new role, Gates will be responsible for furthering the development of distribution and support opportunities for Schönox across one of the fastest growing mega regions for the company. Gates was most recently with Karndean as vice president in charge of sales, distribution, exports and technical support and served

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    Schönox holds first annual strategic planning conference

Schönox holds first annual strategic planning conference

Florence, Ala.—HPS Schönox held its first annual strategic planning conference for all of its distributor partners to discuss strategy and long-term planning. Just as important to Schönox was the chance for distributors from all across the U.S. to meet one another, discuss opportunities, share ideasand build relationships that will help them as well as their customers. “I was delighted to have the entire Schönox team and our business partners together

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    CDC Distributors wins Schönox Smooth Performer Award

CDC Distributors wins Schönox Smooth Performer Award

Cincinnati—HPS Schönox presented the first ever Schönox Smooth Performer Award this week to CDC Distributors. Al Futscher, CEO and president, and Tony Roberto, COO, both of CDC Distributors, accepted the award from Thomas Trissl, Schönox principal. The award was developed to highlight the support, dedication and outstanding efforts by the manufacturer’s distribution partners and includes a $1,000 contribution to the charity of the winner’s choice. “CDC was one of the

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    Judges named for HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest

Judges named for HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest

Florence, Ala.—A three-judge panel of independent flooring industry experts has been chosen to oversee the second annual Worst Subfloor Contest sponsored by HPS Schönox. Tom Jennings, vice president of member services, the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA); Dean Thompson, president and CEO, the Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI); and Robert Varden, executive director, Certified Floorcovering Installers (CFI) will judge contest entries. “I’ve worked in the flooring industry all of my

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    HPS Schönox launches second annual Worst Subfloor contest

HPS Schönox launches second annual Worst Subfloor contest

Florence, Ala.—HPS Schönox has formally launched its second annual Worst Subfloor in North America Contest, running through Dec. 11. The contest recognizes companies that encounter tough subfloors and shows how they renovated them using Schönox products. Entries will be independently judged with first, second and third place winners based on the severity of the original subfloor’s condition, the skill and attention to detail in executing the project, and the quality

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    HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor winners to be announced at Surfaces

HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor winners to be announced at Surfaces

Florence, Ala.—This week marked the end date for entries into the Schönox Worst Subfloor in North America contest. Launched in May 2014, the contest was put together to shine a light on tough subfloor conditions, detail the best ways to renovate them, and provide some recognition and publicity for the companies who handle these challenging projects. “We’ve been really excited to see the strong participation by installers and contractors, and

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Armstrong energizes commercial vinyl sheet in new DecorArt Rejuvenations

Lancaster, Pa.—DecorArt Rejuvenations flooring, a vinyl sheet collection from Armstrong Flooring, introduces a versatile range of updated designs that deliver enhanced realistic visual impact and long-lasting performance to contract interiors.  New visuals with exquisite

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Crossville’s Convergence collection awarded Silver at Best of NeoCon

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville was recognized with a Silver Award for its new Convergence glass collection at the Best of NeoCon showcase, June 11, in Chicago at the kickoff breakfast to NeoCon 2018. Honored

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Senior living solves acoustic challenges with Ecore flooring

Canton, N.C.— Lisa Leatherwood, MSN, RN and administrator of Silver Bluff Village, a family-owned and operated senior living community, sought to refresh the design of the corridors and nurses’ station

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