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    Mullican Flooring, ASP Partner to build new homes

Mullican Flooring, ASP Partner to build new homes

Johnson City, Tenn.—Mullican Flooring partnered with the Appalachia Service Project (ASP) to build homes for more than 120 families affected by the 2016 West Virginia flood and Great Smoky Mountains wildfires. To date, 42 new homes have been completed in Rainelle, W.Va., with another 19 homes currently under construction. Four homes have been completed in Gatlinburg, Tenn., and three are in progress. In an effort to reduce project cost and

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    Wood: U.S. ‘domestic exotics’ broaden their appeal

Wood: U.S. ‘domestic exotics’ broaden their appeal

September 11/18, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 7 By Reginald Tucker   As demand for certain “tropical exotic” hardwood floors softens in the U.S., the popularity of several domestic exotic species has been steadily rising, industry observers say. While there continues to be niche market opportunities for tropical species such as Brazilian cherry, Santos mahogany and the like, more American consumers are leaning toward homegrown species such as birch, hickory and

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    Mullican Flooring appoints new West Coast regional sales manager

Mullican Flooring appoints new West Coast regional sales manager

Johnson City, Tenn.—Mullican Flooring has named Kyle Sherman West Coast regional sales manager. In this new position, Sherman will help oversee the promotion of Mullican Flooring’s products on the West Coast, and serve as a liaison to regional distribution partners who sell products to hundreds of retail stores across the Western United States. “We are excited to have Kyle join our national sales team,” said Neil Poland, president, Mullican Flooring.

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    Mullican Flooring partners with Summit Flooring Supply

Mullican Flooring partners with Summit Flooring Supply

Johnson City, Tenn.—Mullican Flooring has partnered with Summit Flooring Supply, a prominent installation and supply company with locations throughout the Midwest. The partnership provides Summit customers in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, southern Illinois and areas of Nebraska with expanded access to Mullican hardwood flooring collections. “Mullican Flooring fosters a network of dealers trained to educate and support consumers throughout the hardwood selection and installation process,” said Neil Poland, president of Mullican. “We’re

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    Mullican Flooring introduces new, American-made solid collections

Mullican Flooring introduces new, American-made solid collections

Johnson City, Tenn.—Mullican Flooring has expanded its American-made solid product line with two new collections, Wexford and Nature. These collections are protected by the company’s Alpha A’Lumina Real World Finish, which carries a 25-year warranty. Each collection features the company’s patented Aqua Shield system and lifetime moisture warranty. A European-inspired product line, Wexford combines three traditional North American sawing techniques to create a classic European look. This 3/4-inch-thick product is

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    Mullican Flooring to expand U.S. hardwood production

Mullican Flooring to expand U.S. hardwood production

Johnson City, Tenn.—As part of its effort to broaden its domestic manufacturing footprint, Mullican Flooring, a leading manufacturer of quality hardwood floors, plans to bring full production of all sawn engineered products to the U.S. beginning early summer 2017. Since 2012 Mullican Flooring has converted much of its engineered hardwood production from imported to domestic manufactured product, explained Neil Poland, president. “The transition of our sawn lines to the U.S.

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    Executive Forecast: Wood—Changing demands drive innovations at manufacturer level

Executive Forecast: Wood—Changing demands drive innovations at manufacturer level

December 5/12, 2016; Volume 31, Number 13          By Reginald Tucker   In much the same way that technological advances in wood flooring manufacturing paved the way for surface texturing, finishing options and new engineered offerings in 2016, the latest round of innovations are generating excitement for the coming year. Suppliers see 2017 as an opportunity to step up their respective capabilities as a means to further differentiate themselves while increasing

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    Mullican Flooring to be featured on HGTV’s “Brothers Take New Orleans”

Mullican Flooring to be featured on HGTV’s “Brothers Take New Orleans”

Johnson City, Tenn.—Mullican Flooring has partnered with Scott Brothers Entertainment as the exclusive hardwood flooring provider for their newest HGTV show, “Brothers Take New Orleans,” which debuted on Nov. 23. The next episode will air at 10 p.m. on Nov. 30. “Brothers Take New Orleans” is a new four-episode series featuring twin brothers, business partners and co-stars Drew and Jonathan Scott. The new show shadows the duo as they challenge

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    Mullican promotes Keys to customer service manager

Mullican promotes Keys to customer service manager

Johnson City, Tenn.–Mullican Flooring, a leading manufacturer of quality hardwood floors, has promoted Kim Keys to customer service manager. A Johnson City, Tenn., native, Keys joined Mullican Flooring in 2005 as a customer service representative. In her new position, Keys will continue to work directly with Mullican’s distribution network while managing customer service operations for the company. “Kim has proven herself as a strong leader and skilled customer service professional,”

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    Mullican names national retail sales coordinator

Mullican names national retail sales coordinator

Johnson City, Tenn. — Steven Poplaskie has been named national retail sales coordinator for Mullican Flooring, a leading manufacturer of quality hardwood floors. As national retail sales coordinator, Poplaskie will manage the company’s relationships with national retail chains. Poplaskie will be the first to hold this position at Mullican, which was created as a result of the Johnson City, Tenn.-based company’s consistent growth. “Steven’s sales experience speaks for itself,” says

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    Mullican introduces solid oak flooring collection

Mullican introduces solid oak flooring collection

Johnson City, Tenn.–Mullican Flooring debuted a new solid oak collection at The International Surface Event in Las Vegas, held Jan. 19-22 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The St. James Collection features a wire-brushed surface texture in four designer colors—Catalina, Harbor Mist, Seabrook and Sea Salt. This 3/4-inch-thick solid product is manufactured in a narrow, 3-inch width and captures the beauty found in the oak species. In addition, the new

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    Evans appointed plant manager for Mullican

Evans appointed plant manager for Mullican

Johnson City, Tenn.—Mullican Flooring, a leading manufacturer of hardwood floors, has appointed Kyle Evans as plant manager for the company’s Johnson City, Tenn., manufacturing facility. In his new position, Evans will manage and direct the plant operations of the 309,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, which includes production, milling and finishing. In addition to ensuring the safety of nearly 300 employees, Evans will be responsible for optimizing production and verifying product quality. “Kyle comes

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    Mullican celebrates 30th anniversary in style

Mullican celebrates 30th anniversary in style

By Ken Ryan White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.—Mullican returned to its West Virginia roots this month to celebrate its 30th anniversary as a hardwood flooring manufacturer. The company chose the iconic Greenbrier resort here for the gathering, which featured 240 guests, among them leading Mullican distributors, core lumber suppliers and other key vendors. Starting with 10 SKUs in 1985, today Mullican offers “1,000 SKUs across prefinished solid, unfinished solid—so many

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    Jennifer Greenwell named Mullican’s marketing coordinator

Jennifer Greenwell named Mullican’s marketing coordinator

Johnson City, Tenn.—Jennifer Greenwell has been named Mullican Flooring’s marketing coordinator. In her new role, Greenwell is responsible for overseeing the company’s sales incentives, Partners in Profit program and social media activity as well as managing the organization’s Gold Dealer Program, an exclusive rebate initiative for Mullican retailers. Greenwell has more than 16 years of sales and marketing experience including six years in a previous marketing position at Mullican. “With

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    Mullican partners with HGTV’s ‘Property Brothers’

Mullican partners with HGTV’s ‘Property Brothers’

Johnson City, Tenn.—Mullican Flooring is partnering with HGTV’s top-rated show, “Property Brothers,” as the exclusive provider of hardwood flooring for its upcoming season, scheduled to premiere later this month. Mullican also provided products from several of its solid and engineered flooring collections for seven episodes of the popular show’s fourth season last year. According to company statements, HGTV was a top-10 cable network last season among viewers ages 25 to 54,

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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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