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    Latest bamboo, cork intros stir visual interest

Latest bamboo, cork intros stir visual interest

April 2/9, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 21 By Lindsay Baillie   Touting qualities such as durability, comfort underfoot and water resistance, cork and bamboo products provide the industry with eco-friendly flooring suitable for both residential and commercial applications. Following is an overview of some of the newest cork and bamboo innovations that promise to captivate consumers not only with updated visuals, but also with reasonable price points. Bamboo Hardwoods Bamboo

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    Quick-Step honors Torlys with ‘Step Forward’ Partner Award

Quick-Step honors Torlys with ‘Step Forward’ Partner Award

Calhoun, Ga.—Quick·Step recently named Torlys as winner of its “Step Forward” Partner Award at The International Surface Event. Torlys is Quick-Step’s exclusive distributor in Canada. “Our distribution partners are critical to the success of our business,” said Gary Lanser, president, Mohawk hardwood and laminate. “Torlys exemplifies what true partnership means, and we are excited to name them as our first Step Forward Partner. Their expertise and commitment to the industry

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    Torlys adds online room visualizer

Torlys adds online room visualizer

Toronto, Canada—Torlys has launched a new room visualizer on its website. The new feature allows users to visualize how a Torlys floor will look in any space. Users can bring their design visions to life and be sure about their choice before making an investment. Since mobile browsing is becoming increasingly popular amongst users of all age groups, this state-of-the-art program has been optimized for mobile use. One key feature allows

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    Torlys launches new CorkWood product

Torlys launches new CorkWood product

Toronto, Canada—Torlys has launched a new type of flooring called CorkWood. The product is a specially engineered floor that has been created to bring together all the best features and benefits of other types of floors in one superior, all-inclusive product—combining the look of wood, the durability of laminate and the comfort of cork. The top layer of Torlys CorkWood is made of a high-definition digitally printed compressed layer of

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    Torlys brings its innovation lab to Surfaces 2017

Torlys brings its innovation lab to Surfaces 2017

Las Vegas—Torlys will launch three new technology-driven collections at its Innovation Lab themed booth (#6033) at the 2017 Surfaces show in
Las Vegas: CorkWood digital print cork, EverWood Designer luxury vinyl and SuperSolid 6 hardwood. CorkWood is an engineered floor that offers the beauty of hardwood, the durability of laminate and the comfort of cork all in one floor. The top layer is made of hi-definition digitally printed compressed cork in

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    New industry association formed for multilayer flooring

New industry association formed for multilayer flooring

Calhoun, Ga.—The Multilayer Flooring Association (MFA) was recently formed by seven of North America’s leading flooring companies to serve the North American flooring industry. The seven companies involved are: Armstrong Flooring, CFL, Mannington, Metroflor Corp., Novalis Innovative Floors, TORLYS and USFloors. Introduced in 2012, polymer composite rigid-core floor products have seen explosive growth across the flooring industry. Consumers, purchasers and specifiers expect a discernible set of standards for this new

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    Torlys signs agreements with USFloors, Microban

Torlys signs agreements with USFloors, Microban

Toronto— Torlys, a leading Canadian flooring company, has recently signed a non-exclusive license agreement with USFloors for a COREtec license under U.S. Patent No. 9,156,233 for its EverWood and EverTile luxury vinyl flooring products. The company has also entered into a category exclusive partnership with Microban International for North America to include Microban Antimicrobial Product Protection in the production of its EverWood and EverTile luxury vinyl floors. “With this [COREtec]

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    Carlisle partners with Torlys

Carlisle partners with Torlys

Stoddard, N.H.—Carlisle Wide Plank Floors has introduced several collections of floating wide plank floors in partnership with Ontario-­based Torlys, a global flooring leader that specializes in unique, eco‐friendly designs. Offering bold flooring options in hardwood, cork, leather and laminate, all Torlys floors also offer the craftsmanship and quality that clients have come to expect with a Carlisle floor. “We’re working to expand our wide plank offerings in order to meet

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    Torlys hires two senior leaders to increase Canadian presence

Torlys hires two senior leaders to increase Canadian presence

Toronto—Torlys has hired two senior leaders to increase sales and presence in Quebec and Western Canada as part of its growth strategy that began last year. Gilles Bourbonnais is now general manager for the Quebec region and Gavin Beck has taken over as senior sales manager for the Alberta & BC regions. Bourbonnais is responsible for the development of a new business model while Beck will be responsible for all

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    TORLYS opens new 31,000-square-foot Calgary warehouse

TORLYS opens new 31,000-square-foot Calgary warehouse

Toronto—In order to service the Canadian flooring market more efficiently through enhanced distribution, Torlys. announced the opening of a brand new state-of-the-art 31,000-square-foot facility that includes office space, a product showroom and a warehouse. Set to open mid-February, this newly constructed facility is a significant investment in both infrastructure and increased inventory to service our Western customers. “Torlys continues to invest millions of dollars in the Canadian flooring industry,” said

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    NALFA announces nominees for 2012 Lammy Awards

NALFA announces nominees for 2012 Lammy Awards

The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) congratulates the nominees for the 2012 Lammy Awards. NALFA presents the Lammy awards annually to companies and individuals who have demonstrated exceptional contributions to the laminate flooring industry. NALFA’s board of directors anonymously nominates individuals and organizations for each category. NALFA members, as well as the editors of Floor Covering Installer, Floor Covering News, Floor Covering Weekly, Floor Focus and National Floor Trends,

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    TORLYS launches TerraWood hybrid floors

TORLYS launches TerraWood hybrid floors

Offering the beauty of hardwood, the durability of laminate  Toronto — TORLYS has introduced TerraWood hybrid floors to retailers across Canada. TORLYS TerraWood is an industry first, an eco-friendly hybrid wood floor, made in Germany and FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified with a unique blend of softwood and hardwoods melded into a durable dent resistant wood plank. A new 14-step patented colour integration process fuses colour directly onto the plank

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    TORLYS wins Manufacture/Supplier of the year at 2011 BILD awards

TORLYS wins Manufacture/Supplier of the year at 2011 BILD awards

Toronto — TORLYS Smart Floors celebrated a milestone and a first in its history by winning the prestigious BILD (Building Industry and Land Development Association) Manufacturer/Supplier of the Year award. The is the first time the Manufacturer/Supplier of the Year award has been presented to a  flooring-exclusive company in recognition of its dedication to the environment while offering great value and design.

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    Dispelling the myths about cork

Dispelling the myths about cork

The term “preconceived notions” has a negative ring to it as those involved in the production and sales of cork flooring can readily attest. For a segment that has been around for generations, it seems not nearly enough people know fact from fiction when it comes to the benefits and performance attributes of this alternative offering. Today’s cork flooring manufacturers have made it a large part of their mission to

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    APCOR launches cork mobile showroom

APCOR launches cork mobile showroom

NEW YORK—The Portuguese Cork Association (APCOR) kicked off its 16-city road show Sept. 1 in New York City with the goal of educating consumers about the different styles, varieties and benefits of Portuguese cork flooring. The promotion will last 10 months. The Décor(k) Tour will feature a 53 foot-long mobile showroom designed by “Divine Design” host Candice Olson, one of North America’s leading interior designers. Inside the showroom, visitors will

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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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