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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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    Tarkett partners with Sight Unseen for NYCxDESIGN OFFSITE show

Tarkett partners with Sight Unseen for NYCxDESIGN OFFSITE show

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett will collaborate with Sight Unseen for the NYCxDESIGN OFFSITE show, May 17–20 at 201 Mulberry Street. The company’s flooring can be seen throughout the exhibit. The exhibition is designed around Tandus Centiva’s Plexus Colour IV carpet in nine colorways: Lemon Peel, Purple Haze, Orange Julius, Glacier Bay, Concord Grape, Brushed Silver, Redwood and Great Lakes. Curators of the space are using the Tandus Centiva carpet to create color-blocked scenography to

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My take: Catching up with a true entrepreneur

April 30/May 7, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 23 By Steven Feldman   You have to hand it to Thomas Trissl. Time never stands still with this man as he is always looking for the next big thing, always thinking about being innovative. So many people talk the talk; Trissl walks the walk. The consummate entrepreneur. “Modesty, propriety can lead to notoriety, you could end up as the only one.” That

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    Tarkett North America partners with Habitat for Humanity

Tarkett North America partners with Habitat for Humanity

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett has entered a partnership with Habitat for Humanity in North America. The manufacturer has donated a total of $400,000 of product to the nonprofit housing organization as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility initiative, Tarkett Cares. The partnership between Tarkett and Habitat began during the 2017 hurricane season, with Tarkett donating $250,000 of Johnsonite and Tandus Centiva flooring earlier this year to help with Habitat’s disaster recovery

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    Rigid core continues to set new standards

Rigid core continues to set new standards

April 2/9, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 21 By Ken Ryan   Even seasoned flooring executives are stunned at the growth of the rigid core subsegment that burst onto the scene less than two years ago and has morphed into a super cell of flooring. Jimmy Tuley, vice president, residential resilient business, Mannington, just returned from Domotex Asia where he saw scores of new entries. “We saw combinations of wood on

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    NRF prioritizes service for partners at NEFM

NRF prioritizes service for partners at NEFM

April 2/9, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 21 By Steven Feldman & Mara Bollettieri Uncasville, Conn.—Winter turned to spring on March 19 as things were heating up at NRF Distributors’ New England Flooring Market (NEFM). With 110 vendors showcasing their latest wares to an estimated 320 customers, Terry Gray, vice president of marketing, was anticipating the one-day event to generate $3 million in business. Every vendor offered some type of special

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    Tarkett brings the warmth of a hand-knit sweater to the floor with Double Boucle

Tarkett brings the warmth of a hand-knit sweater to the floor with Double Boucle

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett introduces Double Boucle soft surface flooring from its Tandus Centiva brand. Double Boucle offers a fresh take on the traditional boucle weave, creating a flooring textile that evokes the warmth of a comfortable blanket to bring softness to commercial spaces. Double Boucle’s palette features an array of timeless neutrals that come to life with playful pops of color. These blends of color and neutrals allow the boucle technique

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    Spring product offerings ‘unseen’ at Surfaces

Spring product offerings ‘unseen’ at Surfaces

March 19/26, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 20 By Ken Ryan   While the vast majority of flooring companies exhibit at Surfaces, there are a handful of companies that do not partake in the big show, preferring other venues in which to introduce their new wares. Several of these offerings will be available soon and are worth a closer look. Here are some of the spring introductions unseen at Surfaces. Metroflor

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Tarkett appoints Bonham as president, CEO of North America

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett has appointed Andrew Bonham president and chief executive officer of Tarkett North America, effective March 5. Bonham will succeed Glen Morrison, who became CEO of Tarkett Group Sept. 1, 2017. Bonham will also be a member of the Tarkett Executive Committee and be based at Tarkett’s North American headquarters here. Bonham has extensive experience in the construction, industrial equipment and specialty chemicals industries. He has held several global leadership

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    T&L Distributing partners with Tarkett

T&L Distributing partners with Tarkett

Houston—T&L Distributing has entered a distribution partnership with Tarkett. Through this collaboration, T&L Distributing will immediately begin offering Tarkett’s resilient residential and commercial products, including Tarkett’s Johnsonite brand, to its customers throughout its distribution footprint, including Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and parts of Tennessee. T&L Distributing will carry Tarkett’s residential sheet, laminate and LVT flooring, as well as adhesives. Commercial Tarkett products will include Johnsonite resilient flooring,

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    Tandus Centiva applies advanced treatment to soft surface products

Tandus Centiva applies advanced treatment to soft surface products

Solon, Ohio—All soft surface products manufactured by Tarkett’s brand Tandus Centiva will now receive advanced defense with Eco-Ensure soil treatment. Eco-Ensure is a highly specialized, fluorine-free soil protection technology that protects commercial carpeting from stains while improving indoor air quality. As part of Tarkett’s commitment to a sustainable future for all, Eco-Ensure is manufactured using all-natural elements, such as carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, sodium, sulfur and nitrogen. Eco-Ensure is third-party assessed

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Stulpin named chief creative officer for Tarkett N.A.

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett has promoted Chris Stulpin to chief creative officer for Tarkett North America. In this newly created role, Stulpin will lead design, marketing communications, product management and marketing project management functions. Stulpin joined Tarkett in March 2015 as senior vice president of design. During this time, he has helped define market needs and the future of flooring products, including the development of Collections Infinies, Tarkett’s introduction of technologically advanced

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    Compliance: Suppliers reinforce pledge to health, safety and the environment

Compliance: Suppliers reinforce pledge to health, safety and the environment

November 6/13, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 11   With consumers and commercial end users placing more emphasis on environmentally friendly products, suppliers are working hard to ensure the products they source and develop do not pose health risks to customers. More manufacturers are providing chain-of-custody documentation as well as relevant environmental and operational certifications to demonstrate their compliance with regulatory statutes pertaining to the production of a host of hard

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    Vosburgh joins Tarkett as VP of commercial resilient sales

Vosburgh joins Tarkett as VP of commercial resilient sales

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett has appointed Steve Vosburgh vice president of commercial resilient sales for Tarkett North America. In his new role, Vosburgh will be responsible for overall leadership of the commercial resilient sales business and strategy. Vosburgh has focused his professional career in sales of products designed for the built environment, with nearly 30 years of experience in textiles, wallcoverings and commercial flooring. He held leadership positions at Designtex and Mohawk

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Tarkett named finalist in LearningScapes award competition

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett North America is supporting and participating in the Association for Learning Environments’ (A4LE) LearningScapes 2017, to be held Oct. 26–29 in Atlanta. The manufacturer is a Platinum-level sponsor of the LearningScapes which is designed to bring together those who plan, design, equip, furnish and maintain places where students learn. Tarkett has also been named a finalist for the event’s annual Solution Provider Award. A highlight of LearningScapes is SchoolsNext,

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Swiff-Train names Shane Calloway president, CEO

Houston, Texas – Swiff-Train has promoted Shane Calloway to the position of president and CEO, effective May 21. In his new capacity, Calloway will assume responsibilities of all key functions

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NTCA names winners of Five Star Contractor Project of the Year

Atlanta—The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) named the winners of its sixth annual NTCA Five Star Contractor Project of the Year Awards at Coverings 2018 here.  NTCA’s Five Star Contractor

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Crossville names Shelby Ferriter as Common Thread for the Cure contest winner

Crossville, Tenn.— Crossville Inc. has named Shelby Ferriter as creator of the winning design for the company’s biennial Common Thread for the Cure scarf design contest. Ferriter’s scarf concept, one

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