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Mohawk to add LVT production in Belgium

Nov. 4/11 2013; Volume 27/number 14

Screen Shot 2013-11-11 at 4.19.16 PMCalhoun, Ga.—Mohawk will build a luxury vinyl tile (LVT) line in one of its Belgium facilities that will support approximately $100 million in sales.
 The line is scheduled to become operational next year but won’t have much impact on Mohawk earnings until 2015, the company said. Continue reading Mohawk to add LVT production in Belgium

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IVC plans to build largest LVT plant in North America

IVC US LogoDalton—IVC US said that plans are underway to build a new luxury vinyl plank and tile manufacturing facility in the U.S. with the largest capacity in North America. 
The $80 million project is anticipated to be completed and fully operational first quarter 2015. The company did not reveal the location. Continue reading IVC plans to build largest LVT plant in North America

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Mannington Commercial names Boulogne LVT director

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Al Boulogne

Calhoun, Ga.—Mannington Commercial has named Al Boulogne senior director of the company’smannington commercial commercial LVT business. Boulogne, who has been with the company since February 2011, will be charged with developing and implementing all strategic initiatives in the commercial LVT category. Continue reading Mannington Commercial names Boulogne LVT director

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Mohawk to add LVT production in Belgium

mohawk_logoCalhoun, Ga.—Mohawk said it will build a luxury vinyl tile line in in one of its Belgium plants that will support approximately $100 million in sales. 
The line is scheduled to become operational next year but won’t have much impact on Mohawk earnings until 2015, the company said on its earnings conference call last week. Continue reading Mohawk to add LVT production in Belgium

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Distribution: Resilient

Why LVT is today’s flooring sensation

By Ken Ryan

Oct. 21/28 2013; Volume 27/number 13

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) isn’t merely the shining star in the resilient category—it may just be the best all-around product the flooring industry provides its customers, according to some distributors who continue to grow their businesses on the back of LVT offerings.

“First off, it is a visually stunning product,” said Jeff Striegel, president of Elias Wilf. “You cannot tell the difference between LVT and wood, the visuals are that amazing. And the performance…I don’t think there is a better product out there in the market than LVT.” Continue reading Distribution: Resilient

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Armstrong to build LVT plant in Pennsylvania

armstrongfloors_1327767050_600Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong World Industries will build its $41 million luxury vinyl tile plant here, where the company has its headquarters. 
It will be the company`s second investment in the Lancaster operation since 2008, when it added fiberglass-backed sheet vinyl manufacturing to that plant`s production portfolio. Continue reading Armstrong to build LVT plant in Pennsylvania

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Mannington breaks ground on major LVT plant expansion

Investment in U.S. economy to yield 200+ jobs in Ga.

Oct. 7/14 2013; Volume 27/number 12

Screen Shot 2013-10-15 at 10.21.43 AMSalem, N.J.—Mannington Mills will undergo a major expansion of its luxury vinyl tile (LVT) manufacturing operation located in Madison, Ga. The company will break ground for the expansion immediately, with plans to double the size of that facility’s footprint. This venture will also significantly increase Mannington’s local workforce in the Morgan County production facility, creating 219 new jobs over the next few years with the potential for even more.

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Resilient institute develops product declarations

Screen Shot 2013-10-11 at 11.48.16 AMLaGrange, Ga.—The Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) announced it has developed Product Transparency Declarations as a tool for disclosing product ingredients and performing a health risk assessment on finished flooring materials.

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Summit adds distributors for Dickson woven vinyl flooring

Screen-Shot-2013-10-04-at-11.36.47-AMFlorham Park, N.J.—Summit International Flooring has partnered with two distributors to further the expansion of Dickson woven vinyl flooring: Michael Halebian & Co., covering New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Eastern, Pa., Connecticut and Western Massachusetts, and ATS International Flooring, covering the Pacific Northwest, San Francisco, Alaska and Hawaii. Continue reading Summit adds distributors for Dickson woven vinyl flooring

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Mannington expanding LVT production

manningtonSalem, N.J.—Mannington Mills announced it is planning a major expansion of its luxury vinyl tile (LVT) manufacturing operation in Madison, Georgia. 
The company said it will break ground for the expansion immediately, with plans to double the size of that facility’s footprint. Continue reading Mannington expanding LVT production