Bostik launches Grip N Grab for vertical applications

April 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Bostik launches Grip N Grab for vertical applications

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik has created Grip N Grab specifically to decrease installation time of vertical applications. This advanced hybrid polymer technology “grabs” heavy materials quickly—reducing time and amount of bracing—and provides a strong, permanent bond to both porous and non-porous substrates. Designed for both interior and exterior, residential and commercial projects, Grip N Grab is water, frost and heat resistant (from temperatures of 0-200°F), is solvent free, has a quick cure time and can even be...

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Shaw Industries promotes Tim Baucom to president

April 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Shaw Industries promotes Tim Baucom to president

Tim Baucom Dalton—Shaw Industries Group (Shaw) has appointed Tim Baucom president of the company. In this new role, Baucom is expanding his current responsibilities for the company’s residential flooring division to include Shaw’s commercial flooring and turf businesses. “Tim has been an instrumental member of our leadership team since his appointment as executive vice president of our residential group three years ago,” said Vance Bell, Shaw chairman and CEO. “He has led our residential business...

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Domotex asia/ChinaFloor celebrates another successful show

April 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Domotex asia/ChinaFloor celebrates another successful show

Shanghai, China—Domotex asia/ChinaFloor’s 21st edition achieved new milestones in exhibitor numbers, increased participation with VIP programs and onsite events. This year’s show welcomed over 1,560 exhibitors and a total of 66,875 attendees—15,092 of which were from outside of China. Attendees from South Korea, USA, Japan, India, Malaysia, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Canada and Germany made up the top-10 international visiting countries. “This Domotex asia/ChinaFloor was again very international,” said Sonia Wedell-Castellano, global director, Domotex Worldwide. “This makes...

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Karndean adds new visuals to LooseLay Longboard range

April 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Karndean adds new visuals to LooseLay Longboard range

Export, Pa.—Luxury vinyl tile specialist Karndean Designflooring has added six new products to its innovative and award-winning LooseLay Longboard range. Featuring 59-inch planks, this non-interlocking floating range is notable for its multi-directional planks, speedy install time, acoustic properties and individually replaceable planks. The company developed the new LooseLay Longboard visuals from the delicate variation of European oak and the rustic beauty of American pine. From left: Shadow Fabric Oak, Vanilla Oak and Weathered American Pine...

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Myers Carpet to celebrate Nashville location grand opening

April 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Myers Carpet to celebrate Nashville location grand opening

Nashville, Tenn.—Myers Carpet Company is set to host the grand opening of Myers Flooring Nashville’s completely renovated, 60,000-square-foot new location, May 3 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Ray and Rick Myers, owners of Myers Carpet Company, said the acquisition was the result of months of negotiations and due diligence with R. J. Young Company, the building’s previous owners. The renovated building has a new roof, heating and air, LED lighting and offices as well...

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International Design Guild expands Louis A. Dabbieri luxury carpet line

April 11, 2019 | Comments Off on International Design Guild expands Louis A. Dabbieri luxury carpet line

Lerwick Manchester, N.H.—The International Design Guild (IDG) recently expanded its luxury soft surface portfolio with the Louis A. Dabbieri Diamond collection. The new collection features vibrant and unique flooring options that are exclusive to IDG showrooms across North America. This collection, along with the balance of the Dabbieri collection, are being featured as part of the debut of National Dabbieri Month, which kicked off April 1. Landfair, Lerwick, Mabelle and Soho Sleek round out the...

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Graf Custom Hardwood receives NWFA/NOFMA Certification

April 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Graf Custom Hardwood receives NWFA/NOFMA Certification

St. Louis—Graf Custom Hardwood of Portsmouth, Ohio, is the latest company to earn NWFA/ NOFMA Mill Certification from the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA). NWFA/NOFMA certification provides assurance that a manufacturer’s wood flooring meets or exceeds the industry standards for grade, configuration, moisture content and average board length. To ensure consistency, certified mills must meet rigorous production standards and are inspected a minimum of two times per year to ensure consistent grade standards are met....

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Marazzi, American Olean design doghouse for local charity

April 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Marazzi, American Olean design doghouse for local charity

Dallas—As part of The Tile Council of North America’s (TCNA) doghouse donation to a local charity during this week’s Coverings tradeshow, the Marazzi and American Olean brands have teamed up to produce a custom tiled doghouse that showcases the distinct personality of each brand. “This year we wanted to create a doghouse design that mixed both our Marazzi and American Olean brands,” said Sarah Morales, product design assistant for Marazzi and American Olean. “The result...

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Torlys launches new user experience-based website

April 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Torlys launches new user experience-based website

Toronto, Canada— Torlys has refreshed its website to offer homeowners and professionals a new and improved way to engage with the company online. The new site focuses on a simplified user experience, allowing visitors to find the product solution or necessary support information to move forward in their flooring journey. All Torlys products are now easily searchable through various filters. Unique digital tools, including the Floor Finder and Room Visualizer, make selecting the right floor a...

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TISE explores markets beyond North America

April 10, 2019 | Comments Off on TISE explores markets beyond North America

Dallas—The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo, the largest North American floor covering, stone, and tile industry event, is in development on a surface and design trade event in Asia for late 2019. As the premiere, global-reaching industry marketplace for buyers, specifiers and influencers to purchase products, TISE aims to serve the global market for floor covering, stone and tile. While the construction industry worldwide continues to grow, TISE is looking at...

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