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    Mohawk partners with Groundswell to bring smartflower to Chicago community

Mohawk partners with Groundswell to bring smartflower to Chicago community

Chicago—As part of Mohawk Group’s ongoing commitment to leave more handprints than footprints, the commercial manufacturer joined Groundswell, Elevate Energy and other partners June 13, here, for the unveiling of a new smartflower solar system. The smartflower, located at The Renaissance Collaborative (TRC) in the Bronzeville community, officially launches an innovative solar energy partnership that includes the installation of 10 units across the U.S. over the course of three years.

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    Mohawk Group and Groundswell to unveil smartflower solar system

Mohawk Group and Groundswell to unveil smartflower solar system

Calhoun, Ga.—As part of Mohawk Group’s ongoing commitment to leaving more “handprints” than footprints, the commercial flooring company will join Groundswell and other project partners to unveil a smartflower solar system on Wednesday, June 13, from 8-8:30 a.m. at the Renaissance Collaborative in south Chicago, with a reception to immediately follow. During a brief program, Mohawk Group and Groundswell will unveil the first of 10 smartflower systems that will be

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    NeoCon Preview

NeoCon Preview

May 28/June 4, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 25 By Mara Bollettieri   This year NeoCon celebrates its 50th anniversary of showcasing innovative flooring designs for the commercial contract market. The three-day event kicks off June 11 at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. The exhibition will feature thousands of new flooring products from a plethora of manufacturers and includes 100 CEU seminars, various programs, special anniversary celebrations, marquee presentations and more.

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    HD Expo: Hospitality takes its cues from residential design

HD Expo: Hospitality takes its cues from residential design

May 14/21, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 24 By Steven Feldman Las Vegas—Things are changing in hospitality. Guest rooms are moving more to hard service. Select service hotels—the 2- and 3-star properties—are growing and garnering more attention than luxury hotels. And technology is yielding better performing hardwood for public spaces. “We are seeing a lot more mid-scale hotels, what they are calling select service, and a lot less of the 4-

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    Durkan’s Crafted Convergence receives IIDA/HD Expo Product Design award

Durkan’s Crafted Convergence receives IIDA/HD Expo Product Design award

Calhoun, Ga.—The Crafted Convergence carpet collection from Durkan, the hospitality brand of Mohawk Group, has been recognized with the IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Award in the flooring category for carpet and rugs. The prestigious honor was presented last week on site in Las Vegas at HD Expo, the premier trade show and conference for hospitality design professionals. For more than two decades, the IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards program has

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    Mohawk Group’s Lichen honored by BGIS

Mohawk Group’s Lichen honored by BGIS

Markham, Ontario, Canada—Mohawk Group’s Lichen carpet plank collection, which merges leading concepts in biophilic design and sustainability, was recently honored by BGIS with the Sustainable Product Award at its An Inspired Future event. The accolade was given at the fifth biennial conference, which took place last week at the Hilton Markham Suites & Conference Centre here. “BGIS is proud to have a roster of forward-thinking innovative suppliers who can provide

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    Interior Design magazine awards Mohawk Group’s Lichen

Interior Design magazine awards Mohawk Group’s Lichen

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Group’s Lichen modular carpet, which merges leading concepts in biophilic design and sustainability, took home a coveted Best of Year Award from Interior Design magazine over the weekend in New York. Approximately 250,000 online votes determined the winners in the 12th annual Best of Year Awards, which honor the world’s outstanding projects and products in 113 design categories. Over 1,000 design professionals and enthusiasts representing the U.S., Mexico, Poland, Brazil,

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    Mohawk’s Lichen receives two Nightingale Awards

Mohawk’s Lichen receives two Nightingale Awards

Orlando—Mohawk Group’s Lichen modular plank carpet system has captured two prestigious Nightingale Awards at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference: best of competition and gold in the carpet category. Presented by Healthcare Design and Contract in partnership with The Center for Health Design, the Nightingale Awards recognize contribution to the healthcare built environment through product design and innovation that helps facilitate healing. Named in honor of Florence Nightingale and initiated

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    Mohawk Group’s Homegrown selected for new IIDA headquarters

Mohawk Group’s Homegrown selected for new IIDA headquarters

Calhoun, Ga.—When looking for a woven broadloom solution that was classic, high-end, stylish, neutral and durable, the decision-makers at the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) fixed their gaze on Homegrown, an elegant textured commercial carpet from Mohawk Group’s Karastan brand. With its high-end visuals and classic craftsmanship, Homegrown proved to be an integral component of IIDA’s new 17,000-square-foot headquarters in Chicago. “We are honored to have this beautiful product used

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    Mohawk Group, Humanscale sponsor series on workplace design

Mohawk Group, Humanscale sponsor series on workplace design

Calhoun—Mohawk Group and Humanscale broadened the conversation on sustainability last week with a series of talks, “How Transparency is Changing the World,” illustrating how manufacturers are creating designs that contribute to healthy spaces, demonstrate product transparency and give back to the earth. Jason F. McLennan, founder of the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and the Living Product Challenge, was the series’ featured speaker. The Living Product Challenge is a platform that not

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    Mohawk makes the finish line at Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Mohawk makes the finish line at Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries, an official supplier of the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship, will be supporting some of the world’s most elite athletes as they gather Sept. 9–10 in Chattanooga, Tenn., for the competition of their lives. More than 4,500 athletes representing more than 90 countries, regions and territories and ranging in age groups spanning 18 to 89 will participate in the world-famous long-distance triathlon. Mohawk Group’s Spectrum V30 commercial

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    Mohawk becomes ‘school crasher’ in makeover program

Mohawk becomes ‘school crasher’ in makeover program

Calhoun, Ga.—This summer, Mohawk Industries partnered with Georgia United Credit Union to “crash” four schools and give them makeovers. The School Crashers program offers local schools the opportunity to apply for a facility makeover. The goal of the program is to bring communities together to support local schools. “At Mohawk Group, we believe in better,” said Kevin Wildes, vice president of marketing for Mohawk Group, the commercial division of Mohawk

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    NeoCon 2017: Exhibitors report uptick in attendee quantity, quality

NeoCon 2017: Exhibitors report uptick in attendee quantity, quality

July 3/10: Volume 32, Issue 2 By Steven Feldman   Chicago—NeoCon 2017 played to rave reviews last month, with just about every flooring supplier extolling the virtues of a show that saw increased traffic from 2016, matched only by the quality of those visiting their spaces. Their sentiments were confirmed by show management which reported an uptick of 7% in attendance shortly after the close of the event. “Our take

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    Resilient: LVT finds a home across major contract end-use sectors

Resilient: LVT finds a home across major contract end-use sectors

June 5/12, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 26 By Ken Ryan   Luxury vinyl tile has clearly found a home in the commercial flooring market where its footprint is exhibited in all settings and applications. And with the advent of WPC and rigid core offerings flooding the market, specifiers have more options than ever to complete their projects. Prior to taking over as Tarkett’s director of product management and marketing for

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    Mohawk Group achieves Living Product Challenge Petal certification

Mohawk Group achieves Living Product Challenge Petal certification

Seattle—Mohawk Group has just become the first flooring manufacturer to achieve Living Product Challenge Petal certification for the company’s new Lichen modular plank carpet system. The certification, which presents the most rigorous standard for sustainable manufacturing, was officially announced today at the International Living Future Institute’s (ILFI) annual unConference in Seattle. “Our new Lichen collection demonstrates Mohawk’s commitment to ‘believe in better’ in the way that we create products, right down to their design’s

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Touch of Color donates carpet tile to Habitat for Humanity

Harrisburg, Pa.—Touch of Color Flooring, headquartered here, recently reached out to the local team at Habitat for Humanity ReStore to make a donation of over 14,590 square feet of carpet

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IWBI launches global concept advisories, taps Shaw’s Virgo

New York, N.Y.—The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has formed a network of global concept advisories to explore, better understand and, ultimately, more accurately quantify the impact of specific health

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Havwoods presents high performance underlayments

New York, N.Y.—Havwoods International, a UK-based hardwood flooring supplier, is now providing options to absorb, block, break and isolate sound with three different underlayment products—Provent underlay, Unda-Tech Silver Backed underlay

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