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    In Style: Kane Carpet finds success in high-end rug biz

In Style: Kane Carpet finds success in high-end rug biz

October 23/30, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 10 By Lindsay Baillie   Despite the increase in hard surface sales, carpets and rugs continue to hold significance in flooring showrooms across the United States. Kane Carpet, a trendsetter in broadloom since 1947, is helping dealers increase margins and soft surface sales with its high-end carpets and rugs. The company also aims to provide retailers with upsell opportunities through its service, style and

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    Inaugural event  sets the stage for future growth

Inaugural event sets the stage for future growth

October 27/November 3, 2014; Volume 28/Number 10 By Jenna Lippin Miami—In the aftermath of the debut of Surfaces East, or The International Surface Event (TISE) East as it is officially known, show manager Hanley Wood has been left with something to build on for 2015. While TISE East was never designed to be anywhere near as large as its Las Vegas counterpart, the event, which encompasses Surfaces, StoneExpo/ Marmomacc Americas

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    Kane Carpet CEO Herb Frank passes away

Kane Carpet CEO Herb Frank passes away

Calhoun, Ga. — Herb Frank, president and CEO of Kane Carpet and a flooring industry veteran for nearly 50 years, passed away unexpectedly on May 12. Frank’s legacy and contributions to the flooring industry are extensive, and will be chronicled in the May 2/June 2 issue of FCNews. Frank leaves behind a wife, four sons, and a daughter.  

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    Carpet: Colors, textures lead the way for broadloom segment

Carpet: Colors, textures lead the way for broadloom segment

Volume 27/Number 21; March 3/10, 2014 By Louis Iannaco (Second of two parts) At Surfaces, carpet executives and retailers were positive about not only the growth potential of the segment in 2014, but also the increased number of colors, textures and designs entering the marketplace. This year, bolder hues and more intricate patterns created a buzz as a plethora of new products lined the exhibit halls for dealers seeking to

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    Weavemaster brings high-def to nylon carpet

Weavemaster brings high-def to nylon carpet

ANAHEIM, CALIF.—First, high-definition revolutionized the television industry. Now Weavemaster Carpets, a new division of Kane Carpet, is following suit with the creation of the first high-definition carpet. Kane took the wraps off the groundbreaking broadloom at the recent Carpet One convention, and retailers were lining up to take on the collection. “It’s the future of patterned floor covering,” said Herb Frank, president and CEO, Kane Carpet. “What we’ve done is

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    Surfaces 2011: Carpet mills offer fashion, texture, performance to serious broadloom buyers

Surfaces 2011: Carpet mills offer fashion, texture, performance to serious broadloom buyers

In what hopefully will be portent of things to come throughout the year, the majority of carpet mills exhibiting at Surfaces 2011 seemed genuinely happy with the way the show transpired as they reported brisk business in their booths. Attendees were greeted with new collections and additions to existing lines as mills once again raised the bar by utilizing state- of-the-art technology to place an emphasis on fashion, design, innovation

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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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