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    NeoCon turns 50: Design, innovation take center stage at milestone event

NeoCon turns 50: Design, innovation take center stage at milestone event

By Lindsay Baillie Chicago—NeoCon, one of the largest commercial interior design shows in North America, concluded its 50th edition last month, drawing in more than 50,000 attendees—a 5% increase from 2017. The Mart in Chicago was bursting with 140 showrooms, where roughly 350 exhibitors showcased the latest and greatest in corporate, hospitality, healthcare, education and retail design. According to show management, the show floor was completely occupied, which was in

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    Shannon Specialty Floors names Ellie Dowden Priester director of marketing

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 growth and development of our PR, product development and social media marketing,” said Jeff Collum, president and CEO, Shannon Specialty Floors. “She has had overall creative influence on all marketing initiatives for several years now and has recently moved us

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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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Shannon Specialty Floors unveils new visual floor designer

Milwaukee, Wis.—Shannon Specialty Floors has launched its new interactive online visual floor designer. Available on Shannon Specialty Floors’ website, the new design tool allows users to select from 12 commercial room scene options and integrate with any of the company’s 18 collections of commercial flooring solutions. Visitors to the site can experiment with different color combinations and patterns of the company’s resilient sheet, luxury vinyl tile and plank, and PVC free

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Shannon Specialty Floors names new western regional VP of sales

Milwaukee, Wis.—Shannon Specialty Floors has hired Alexandria LaPree as western regional vice president of sales. This position includes both oversight and direct sales responsibilities. LaPree will support and be responsible for managing sales of all independent agencies within Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. “Alex has a strong track record of success within her sales career, with over 20 years

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    Shannon Specialty Floors enters partnership with Ascension Health

Shannon Specialty Floors enters partnership with Ascension Health

Milwaukee, Wis.—Shannon Specialty Floors, a high satisfaction, high performance manufacturer and supplier of flooring in the commercial market-segment, has entered a three-year agreement with Ascension Health beginning on April 15, 2017. Ascension Health is healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation cross the continuum of care and is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. The group will now provide Shannon Specialty Floors’ products within its offerings. “Shannon Specialty

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    Fuse Alliance welcomes new contractors, preferred supplier

Fuse Alliance welcomes new contractors, preferred supplier

Laguna Niguel, Calif.—Fuse Alliance, a member-owned organization of professional commercial flooring contractors, has added Allegiance Floors and Garmon & Co. to its network. With the addition of these two contractors, the organization reaches 94 members. The organization also announced the addition of Shannon Specialty Floors as the network’s newest preferred supplier. “We are committed to growing our organization with the most skilled and reliable partners in the flooring industry,” said

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Shannon Specialty Floors becomes a Fuse Alliance preferred supplier

Milwaukee, Wis.—Shannon Specialty Floors, a high satisfaction, high performance manufacturer and supplier of flooring in the commercial market-segment, has entered a 22-month agreement with Fuse Commercial Flooring Alliance beginning on March 8. Fuse Alliance is a member-owned organization of professional, commercial flooring contractors throughout North America. The two companies will commence their partnership at the 2017 Fuse Annual Conference in Austin, Texas on March 7 where Shannon Specialty Floors will be

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    Shannon Specialty Floors appoints new representation in Texas markets

Shannon Specialty Floors appoints new representation in Texas markets

Milwaukee, Wis.—Shannon Specialty Floors, a high performance manufacturer and supplier of flooring in the commercial market segment, has appointed independent agencies Trinity Surfaces and Gabriele Flooring Solutions to represent its full line of products within the Texas markets. Trinity Surfaces will represent Shannon products within the Southern Texas markets including Houston, San Antonio and Austin. Gabriele Flooring Solutions will represent within the Northern Texas markets including Dallas, Fort Worth, Waco

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    Shannon partners with Spartan Surfaces

Shannon partners with Spartan Surfaces

Milwaukee, Wis.—Shannon Specialty Floors, a high performance manufacturer and supplier of flooring within the commercial market, has partnered with Spartan Surfaces, a sales and consulting group specializing in commercial flooring. Spartan Surfaces will position three agents with Shannon products in Illinois including the greater Chicago area. This partnership will include the full line of Shannon products, including Teknoflor, Tuf Stuf and barenaked brands. “This partnership was bred out of a unique

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    Shannon Specialty Floors launches Barenaked

Shannon Specialty Floors launches Barenaked

Milwaukee, Wis.—Shannon Specialty Floors has launched Barenaked, its new brand marking the company’s debut into the PVC-free market. The entire Barenaked brand is free of any PVC, phthalates, polyurethane or halogens. The brand’s two flagship products include CS Collection, a resilient sheet offering, and LT Plank Collection. CS Collection offers 48 colors in both neutral and bright designs in a light chip pattern while LT Plank Collection features 11 styles

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    Shannon Specialty Floors appoints government, national accounts manager

Shannon Specialty Floors appoints government, national accounts manager

Milwaukee, Wis.—P.J. Hughes has joined Shannon Specialty Floors as its government and national accounts manager. Hughes joins Shannon after having spent the last 20 years in the resilient flooring industry. Most recently, he led efforts in managing Metroflor’s national account/federal government business. “P.J. is one of the most effective government/military specialists in the field today,” said Dale Carson, vice president of national accounts and international sales, Shannon. “His reputation is

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Shannon Specialty Floors adds Tuf Stuf to portfolio

Milwaukee — Shannon Specialty Floors a distributor of resilient flooring for commercial installations in healthcare, hospitality, retail and education, previewed its Tuf Stuf High Performance Flooring during NeoCon 2013. Tuf Stuf builds on the company’s strong portfolio of dependable, durable flooring products. The first two Tuf Stuf collections to be manufactured by Shannon Specialty Floors are Fancy Free and Classic Cut. The Fancy Free design is whimsical and lively, while Classic

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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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