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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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    Executive interviews: Brand Building

Executive interviews: Brand Building

How Piet Dossche and Thomas Trissl created the most recognized names in their categories   January 22/29, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 16 By Ken Ryan   It has been said that a company’s brand is its lifeblood, its reason for existing, its greatest success and, potentially, its biggest failure. Few flooring industry executives understand that principle better than Piet Dossche, president and CEO, USFloors, and Thomas Trissl, president, Schönox–HPS North

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    Ten people making a difference

Ten people making a difference

May 8/15, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 24 Some adjectives used to describe the leaders who made the cut in this year’s list include “visionary, bold, enthusiastic and innovative.” Then there are those who just seem to have a natural proclivity for developing creative ideas that generate results. In another camp you have those talented leaders who inspire others day in and day out, challenging them to continue raising their game

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    HPS Schönox contest  looks for worst subfloors in North America

HPS Schönox contest looks for worst subfloors in North America

Florence, Ala. – Is your company working on a project that has what might be the worst subfloor in North America? That’s the starting point for a contest that HPS Schönox has put together to shine a light on tough subfloor conditions, detail the best ways to renovate them, and provide some recognition and publicity for the companies who handle these challenging projects.  “Too often the stability and condition of

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    HPS Schönox brings speed to installation

HPS Schönox brings speed to installation

Las Vegas — HPS Schönox has assembled a product system focused on the quick turnarounds required for flooring installations in the retail sector.  From priming to subfloor leveling and on to flooring installation, Schönox now has a product group designed for speed.  Schönox KH Fix primer, ZM Rapid self-leveling compound, and Roll and Go LVT adhesive make up the retail-focused product lineup.  “Our retail customers often need to do flooring installations

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    HPS Schönox to demonstrate subfloor products at Surfaces

HPS Schönox to demonstrate subfloor products at Surfaces

Las Vegas – HPS Schönox will demonstrate a wide range of innovative subfloor products on the Main Stage at Surfaces on Tuesday and Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Primers, self leveling compounds, and adhesives will be presented that facilitate smoother, faster, and safer flooring projects. “We consistently see that first-time users of Schönox subfloor products don’t return to the old ways of preparing subfloors, leveling them, and installing

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Centiva website: a window inside the company

Florence, Ala. — Centiva has taken a defining step in its goal to have rich and transparent customer dialogs with the launch of its new website that communicates with stakeholders like never before. The site incorporates a host of new features including a platform called C•Media that serves up video posts all about the company, its customers, and products. This user-friendly site provides a wealth of information on the company’s

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Floor Covering News

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Avery Dennison Adhesive Tapes receive Floorscore certification

Painesville, Ohio—Three Avery Dennison Performance Tapes pressure-sensitive adhesive products—FT 8905, FT 8375 and FT 8325—have received FloorScore certification based on the results of an independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services.  Developed

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Patcraft introduces new line, Estrato

Cartersville, Ga.—Patcraft has introduced Estrato, its newest product for high-performance environments. Inspired by the beauty of abstract botanicals, the scale and movement within the product’s pattern creates a sophisticated flooring

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Shaw Industries achieves carbon neutrality in carpet manufacturing

Dalton, Ga.—Shaw Industries Group has achieved carbon neutrality in its commercial carpet manufacturing operations. The achievement encompasses all commercial carpet manufacturing facilities that Shaw owns and operates globally, including those

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