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    MAPEI announces winners of 80th anniversary contest

MAPEI announces winners of 80th anniversary contest

Deerfield Beach, Fla.—As 2018 began, MAPEI Corporation closed out its 80th anniversary celebrations by announcing the winners of its 80th Anniversary Giveaway contest. Themed “Celebrate our past—enjoy our presents,” the contest invited contractors in all of the industry segments the company serves to send in their purchase receipts and receive entries that would make them eligible to win special prizes. Approximately 30,000 entries were recorded, and winners were drawn by

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    Best of Surfaces honors innovation, booth space design

Best of Surfaces honors innovation, booth space design

February 19/26, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 18 By FCNews staff   Las Vegas—Six manufacturers were voted best of class in the 2018 Best of Surfaces competition, a contest sponsored by Floor Covering News and Informa Exhibitions, which owns and operates The International Surface Event. The awards program, now in its seventh year, has become the benchmark for new product excellence and booth design at the industry’s premier trade show. The

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    Tile of Spain reveals global design trends at Cevisama 2018

Tile of Spain reveals global design trends at Cevisama 2018

Miami—Cevisama, the international fair for ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings, held its 36th edition, Feb. 5-9, at the Feria Valencia center in Valencia, Spain. A total 506 Spanish exhibitors showcased their latest products and innovations to a record number of more than 83,000 industry professionals from over 65 countries. Some of the new trends and innovations showcased by Tile of Spain USA’s featured companies include: natural wood and colors, natural

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    HPS Schönox reveals Worst Subfloor Contest winners

HPS Schönox reveals Worst Subfloor Contest winners

Las Vegas—The winners of the HPS Schönox Worst Subfloor Contest were announced during a ceremony at the International Surfaces Event in Las Vegas. The company’s annual contest seeks to answer the question, “What lies beneath?” Contestants are installers who choose to partner with Schönox materials to tackle extreme subflooring challenges. They are encouraged to take photos during the process and submit these photos along with description of Schönox products for

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    Tile of Spain presents winners of Annual Tile of Spain Awards

Tile of Spain presents winners of Annual Tile of Spain Awards

Miami—Tile of Spain, the association of over 100 Spanish tile manufacturers, announced the winners of the 16th annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design. The panel of judges, chaired by architect Iñaki Ábalos, met Nov. 24 in Castellón to decide the winners. First place in the Architecture category was awarded to Jorge Vidal and Víctor Rahola for their project, “Bodega Mont-Ras.” The project was chosen for its close connection between

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NWFA Wood Floor of the Year contest accepting applications

  St. Louis—The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) recently opened the application process for the 28th annual Wood Floor of the Year contest. Recognized as the “Academy Awards” of the wood flooring industry, this competition celebrates innovation and quality craftsmanship in wood floor installations. “Over the years, we have had the honor of presenting more than 200 awards to the artists and craftsmen behind these incredible floors,” said Michael Martin,

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    Crossville hosts University of Tennessee students at NeoCon

Crossville hosts University of Tennessee students at NeoCon

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville will host four students from the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design at NeoCon 2017. These students earned the trip by creating winning, tile-focused projects as part of Crossville’s sponsorship of a semester-long Design Studio held in partnership with the university. The studio provided the company a direct opportunity to educate the next generation of design professionals on the specification of tile products. As part of the

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    2017 Starnet Design Awards: Projects strike ‘gold’ in prestigious competition

2017 Starnet Design Awards: Projects strike ‘gold’ in prestigious competition

June 5/12, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 26   Carlsbad, Calif.—One of the highlights of the recent Starnet Commercial Flooring Cooperative convention—which marked the group’s milestone 25th anniversary—was the annual Starnet Design Awards ceremony. The prestigious awards program, billed as one of the most respected commercial flooring design competitions in America, recognized a host of outstanding installations ranging from iconic international sports venues to corporate headquarters. “For 19 years we have

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    Award of Excellence: Mohawk wins big, nabs seven awards, including top honor

Award of Excellence: Mohawk wins big, nabs seven awards, including top honor

May 22/29, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 25 By Ken Ryan   Garden City, N.Y.—Mohawk Industries turned in one of the most dominant performances in the 21-year history of FCNews’ Award of Excellence competition, being voted Best Overall Manufacturer for the second year in a row and winning seven awards in all, including four under the Mohawk banner. Mohawk Industries won Best Carpet Manufacturer (Group A), Best Commercial Carpet Manufacturer (a

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    Ceramics of Italy presents 2017 Tile Competition winners

Ceramics of Italy presents 2017 Tile Competition winners

Orlando, Fla.—Now in its 24th year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is proud to award six outstanding projects that wholly represent the competition’s goal of honoring the admirable use of Italian tile in North American architecture and design. Sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency, the competition attracted high-quality submissions in each of the three categories: residential, commercial and institutional. The international

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    Daltile names 2016 Interior Design Scholarship winner

Daltile names 2016 Interior Design Scholarship winner

Dallas —Daltile, in partnership with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, named Kristina Tribell winner of the fifth annual Daltile Interior Design Scholarship. During NeoCon East 2016 in Philadelphia, Tribell was presented with a $10,000 scholarship to continue her education in the field of interior design. This year’s design challenge, titled “Design Inspired by Nature,” was to redesign a hotel lobby using key biophilic design principles, demonstrating how thoughtful

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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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