Carpet One Floor & Home makes a difference

August 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Carpet One Floor & Home makes a difference

Manchester, N.H.—Carpet One Floor & Home participated in a recent home makeover for Laurel, an inspiring woman born with no arms. Laurel was featured on an episode of Emmy Award-winning daytime talk show The Doctors, which aired on Oct. 19. Her highlight video shared how she has overcome many of life’s obstacles and remained positive. “You don’t know what you’re able to do until you try it,” said Laurel during an exclusive interview with The Doctors’ hosts. Laurel is...

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Daltile offers easy tile demo solution, DemoFlex

August 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Daltile offers easy tile demo solution, DemoFlex

Dallas—In its over 250 company-owned Sales Service Centers nationwide, Daltile is now selling Nue Tile DemoFlex underlayment to make removal of installed Daltile ceramic and porcelain tile fast, clean and easy. “DemoFlex self describes as an underlayment that makes tile removal 10 times faster,” said Jay Samber, senior director of installation product sales, Dal-Tile. “Daltile is making this underlayment material available in all of our Sales Services Centers nationwide, because using it beneath installed tile...

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Raskin names Franco regional sales manager

August 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Raskin names Franco regional sales manager

Deerfield Beach, Fla.—Carlos Franco has joined Raskin Industries as regional sales manager. He will cover specific distribution territories in the country including, but not limited to, Florida and the surrounding region in addition to Latin America and the Caribbean. In this new role, Franco will help to grow Raskin’s client base and assist in maintaining the company’s established relationships. He will be integral in communicating Raskin’s corporate message in the marketplace, and promoting and selling...

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Tawnya Arteaga joins DuChâteau

August 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Tawnya Arteaga joins DuChâteau

San Diego– DuChâteau has named Tawnya Arteaga as its first director of talent and culture. Serving as a key member of the executive leadership team, Arteaga will work to develop new programs that support DuChâteau’s long-term growth plan and ensure the company continues to offer a positive cultural experience for all employees. She will oversee DuChâteau’s human resources and talent acquisition functions, including recruiting and hiring, rewards and benefits programs, employee training and engagement, compliance...

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Daltile names Retailers of the Year

August 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Daltile names Retailers of the Year

Dallas—The Daltile Statements Program has recently named Steve Chesin of Carpets N More as its Statements Dealer of the Year. The brand also recognized Statements retailers Jeff Clayner and Jerry Litteral of Keystone Flooring for Outstanding Sales and Achievement. Statements retailer Patty Ziolkowski of Wolde Flooring was named the Rising Star. All three awards were given during the recently hosted Daltile Statements Program conference. This conference is held every other year. “Statements is an exclusive...

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Tufting apparatus on Shaws’ corporate campus designated a historic mechanical engineering landmark

August 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Tufting apparatus on Shaws’ corporate campus designated a historic mechanical engineering landmark

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers recently honored the Moench tufting machine   Dalton, Ga.—Shaw Industries Group recently hosted The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) to celebrate the designation of a mechanical engineering and flooring industry landmark on Shaw Floors’ corporate campus. The original Moench tufting apparatus, located in a gallery of significant industry artifacts at Shaw’s Dalton headquarters, was designated as a historic mechanical engineering landmark due to the mechanization and speed it...

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NAFCD, NBMDA cosponsor 8th annual convention

August 13, 2018 | Comments Off on NAFCD, NBMDA cosponsor 8th annual convention

Chicago—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) and the North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) have extended their partnership in 2018. The highly anticipated NAFCD + NBMDA annual convention will take place Nov. 6-8, 2018, at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. Bringing together more than 900 distribution professionals representing the leading distribution companies in the U.S. and Canada, the tabletop networking forum allows distributors and manufacturers to connect face to face and...

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Milliken to initiate price increase for residential carpet

August 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Milliken to initiate price increase for residential carpet

Spartanburg, S.C.—Milliken will initiate a three to five percent price increase for its residential soft surface flooring to take effect on Oct. 1, 2018.  The initiative includes its North American portfolio of residential broadloom carpet, area rugs and the Mainstreet Commercial collection in response to the rising costs of raw material, energy and labor. For more information, visit: millikenfloors.com.

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Mohawk Group adds innovative Aquaflex to portfolio of project solutions

August 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Mohawk Group adds innovative Aquaflex to portfolio of project solutions

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Group now offers a patented waterproof flooring installation system with the addition of Aquaflex M100Plus. Aquaflex is a simple, cost-effective system of products developed specifically for commercial customers designing, upgrading or repairing installations based on concrete subfloors. “In every segment, flooring category and commercial space, Mohawk Group seeks best-in-class project solutions for our customers. We believe in constantly innovating to drive better interiors, down to the adhesives and accessories we use with our...

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2J Supply selects KCS for HVAC distribution

August 13, 2018 | Comments Off on 2J Supply selects KCS for HVAC distribution

Cary, N.C.—2J Supply Company has selected Kerridge Commercial System’s (KCS) K8 software as the replacement ERP system for its HVAC distribution business. 2J Supply approached the ERP evaluation process with caution since it has been running its distribution business on the same system for many years. The company formed a team of key associates from all areas of its business and completed a comprehensive search involving many demonstrations and in-depth evaluation. Not only did 2J...

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