Pergo Extreme live on Fox & Friends

October 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Pergo Extreme live on Fox & Friends

Calhoun, Ga.—Pergo Extreme was recently live on Fox & Friends during a segment on basement upgrades for fall. Aired on Oct. 19, guest host and renowned contractor Skip Bedell shared how Pergo Extreme luxury rigid vinyl is not only extremely durable but also has the look, protection and guarantee consumers need for spaces like basements. “Pergo Extreme is an entire class of spectacular floors that can take any room in the home—even the basement—to the...

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Unilin, Agfa to show inkjet-printed laminate flooring, furniture

October 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Unilin, Agfa to show inkjet-printed laminate flooring, furniture

Wielsbeke, Belgium—UNILIN and Agfa joined forces to investigate the feasibility of deploying inkjet printing for high-volume, high-speed production printing of decor paper used for laminate flooring and furniture. At InPrint, they will present the outcome of their cooperation: specialized water-based ink-primer sets for high-speed, roll-to-roll digital printing on decor paper for laminate flooring and furniture. The combination of dedicated, conventionally coated primers from Unilin and perfectly matched Agfa pigmented inkjet inks delivers a wide color gamut...

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Kennedy launches Revolution Mills

October 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Kennedy launches Revolution Mills

From left: Chris Williams, Charlie and Zach Kennedy Huntersville, N.C.—Residential carpet may be stagnant in a waterproof world, but don’t tell that to Charlie Kennedy. The longtime Gulistan and Phenix executive has launched Revolution Mills with a focus on innovation and performance. Kennedy began his career at Bigelow in Greenville, S.C., before moving to Pinehurst, N.C., to begin working with JP Stevens, later named Gulistan. After more than 30 years in product development he became...

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Brodsky receives International Business Award

October 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Brodsky receives International Business Award

Howard Brodsky Kigali, Rwanda—Howard Brodsky, co-founder, chairman and co-CEO of CCA Global Partners, Inc., received the 2019 International Rochdale Pioneers Award. The award was presented by the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA), a consultative organization of the United Nations, here on Oct. 16 during the biennial ICA Global Cooperative Conference. Recognized as the “Nobel Prize of Cooperative Business,” the Rochdale Award is given out every two years to an individual who has made the greatest impact...

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Somerset receives NWFA/NOFMA certification

October 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Somerset receives NWFA/NOFMA certification

St. Louis—Somerset Hardwood Flooring has earned NWFA/NOFMA Mill Certification from the National Wood Flooring Association. NWFA/NOFMA certification assures a manufacturer’s wood flooring meets or exceeds industry standards for grade, configuration, moisture content and average board length. “NWFA is pleased to welcome Somerset as the newest NWFA/NOFMA Factory Finished member,” said Michael Martin, NWFA president & CEO. “It’s encouraging to see the factory finished segment of the NOFMA Program grow right alongside the increased demand for...

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AHF Products’ Jerry Sporich, founder of LM Flooring, to retire

October 18, 2019 | Comments Off on AHF Products’ Jerry Sporich, founder of LM Flooring, to retire

Mountville, Pa.–Jerry Sporich, founder and president of the North American business unit of LM Flooring, which merged with AHF Products in July, will retire effective Oct. 31. Following Sporich’s retirement, Andy Piwonski will be promoted to vice president & general manager and Kevin Whaley will be promoted to vice president of sales and product. Sporich created the Dallas-based wood flooring company in 2001 to service the LM Flooring business in the U.S. and Canada. During...

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Tarkett to unveil NYC Atelier showroom, event space

October 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Tarkett to unveil NYC Atelier showroom, event space

Tarkett’s New York Atelier will serve as a flooring showroom as well as a destination for a series of curated exhibits. New York— Tarkett is set to launch its New York Atelier, located adjacent to one of the main design districts on Madison Avenue. Designed by Huntsman Architectural Group, this 10,000-square-foot space is designed as a modular, sophisticated, co-creation workspace. It is meant to inspire collaboration and creativity and encourage the design community to use...

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Xpress Global Systems expands into eastern Pennsylvania

October 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Xpress Global Systems expands into eastern Pennsylvania

Allentown, Pa.–Xpress Global Systems (XGS) has expanded into eastern Pennsylvania by opening a new service center, near here. The facility is located on the banks of the Lehigh River in the nearby borough of Fountain Hill. The company said it expects to employ office personnel, warehouse workers and truck drivers on both a full-time and part-time basis. “I am very excited about opening this strategic location in eastern Pennsylvania,” said Jeff Null, vice president –...

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Daltile launches porcelain pavers, coordinating tile

October 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Daltile launches porcelain pavers, coordinating tile

Daltile’s Assemble line. Louisville, Ky.—Daltile officially launched its new Tread line of 2cm outdoor porcelain pavers this week at the Hardscapes North America (HNA) tradeshow, held here. Also featured are Daltile outdoor vertical porcelain tiles that coordinate with Tread products to create stunning outdoor living spaces. Daltile’s new Tread program offers the looks of wood, quartzite, assorted stone, slate, French limestone and Belgian bluestone in durable porcelain pavers that are said to be fade-proof, stain-proof,...

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Mannington Commercial’s Jack Ganley to retire

October 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Mannington Commercial’s Jack Ganley to retire

Jack Ganley Salem, N.J.—Jack Ganley, president of Mannington Commercial, will retire on December 31, 2019. He joined Mannington in this capacity in 2004. Upon Ganley’s retirement, Tom Pendley, Mannington Commercial’s senior vice president of marketing, will be promoted to the role of president, Mannington Commercial. Ganley has led the way for Mannington Commercial’s growth over the years and leaves a legacy of leadership and innovation for the business. During his tenure, Ganley implemented the “Choices”...

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