Kronospan integrates I4F technologies into laminate programs

December 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Kronospan integrates I4F technologies into laminate programs

Willemstad, Curacao–Kronospan has launched new laminate flooring programs featuring I4F’s locking system 3L TripleLock. I4F is a group of companies providing patents and technologies to the flooring industry. Following the successful testing of I4F’s technology on a wide range of laminate flooring panels, varying in thickness, length and width, Kronospan said it is integrating I4F’s one piece drop-lock system, 3L TripleLock, into several high volume laminate flooring programs. With more than forty production sites, Kronospan...

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Domotex USA 2019 #whyidomotex spotlights flooring distributor

December 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Domotex USA 2019 #whyidomotex spotlights flooring distributor

Dunn Rasbury Chicago–Hannover Fairs USA, the organizer of Domotex USA, has published a new interview with a top flooring distributor in its #whyidomotex series on the Domotex USA website. #whyidomotex presents flooring industry professionals challenges they face at their job and how they plan to capitalize on their time at the inaugural trade show. The latest #whyidomotex interview spotlights Dunn Rasbury, director of flooring at A&M Supply and a board member of the North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD), a...

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Lanning named president, CEO of J. J. Haines

December 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Lanning named president, CEO of J. J. Haines

Hoy Lanning Glen Burnie, Md.– Hoy Lanning, Jr. has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of J.J. Haines & Co. “Hoy brings a wealth of industry knowledge as a senior-level executive with both Haines and CMH,” said Pierce B. Dunn, chairman of the board of J.J. Haines & Co. “We are confident he will lead Haines in a manner consistent with our vision, core values and 144-year heritage of excellence.” Lanning has held...

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Monarch Plank introduces Alpine Riftsawn collection

December 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Monarch Plank introduces Alpine Riftsawn collection

Santa Fe Springs, Calif.—Monarch Plank has launched its new Alpine Riftsawn collection, featuring select grade, straight grain alpine ash from Tasmania. Riftsawn wood, one of the most exclusive and sought-after looks in fine furniture and paneling, has long been limited to the domain of high-end custom flooring. The Alpine Riftsawn collection makes this material available in a prefinished, in-stock luxury range of subtle, smoked and reactive-stained colors. Each floor boasts 3⁄4-inch construction, a 6mm wear...

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Q.E.P. partners with Congoleum

December 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Q.E.P. partners with Congoleum

Boca Raton, Fla.—Q.E.P. has signed a partnership/distribution agreement with the Congoleum, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Q.E.P. will continue to be the distributor and representative for Congoleum in Canada through its recent business acquisition of Kraus Floors. “We have enjoyed a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Congoleum in Canada for over 30 years,” said Shawn Davies, president and CEO, Kraus. “Our team is energized by the opportunity to expand our partnership and represent what we...

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Leggett & Platt’s Dunn to retire, Kempf promoted to president

December 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Leggett & Platt’s Dunn to retire, Kempf promoted to president

Carthage, Mo.—Diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt has promoted Erik Kempf to president of Leggett & Platt Flooring Products, effective at the end of the month. Larry Dunn will retire after a long career in the industry. In addition, Chris Palmer has been promoted to vice president of sales, Leggett & Platt Flooring Products, to fill the void left by Kempf’s promotion. Dunn began his career in flooring in 1975 at Masland Carpets and joined Leggett...

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Mullican Flooring introduces AXISCOR Performance Flooring

December 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Mullican Flooring introduces AXISCOR Performance Flooring

Johnson City, Tenn.—Mullican Flooring has launched AXISCOR Performance Flooring, an independent brand and business unit to develop innovative products outside of the traditional hardwood market. AXISCOR collections are based around a stone polymer composite core construction, which will be the platform for future product innovations. “The multi-layered flooring category is extremely competitive and quickly changing, and that makes it an exciting time to be involved and see the endless opportunities,” said Neil Poland, president of...

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Superior Surface Solutions joins Schönox as new distributor

December 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Superior Surface Solutions joins Schönox as new distributor

Florence, Ala.—Schönox, HPS North America, has added Superior Surface Solutions as a new distributor. Kansas City, Mo.-based Superior Surface Solutions was founded in 1990 by Webster Ryan. It specializes in a wide range of equipment, tools and supplies for floor prep. “Superior Surface Solutions is a perfect fit for Schönox with our unique line of problem-solving products,” said Brandon Hagen, a regional vice president, Schönox. “Like us, Webster isn’t afraid to get on site and provide...

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Crossville introduces new website

December 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Crossville introduces new website

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville has launched its new company website. The site is now live at the manufacturer’s longstanding domain, crossvilleinc.com. “We built the new crossvilleinc.com to offer designer-driven resources,” explained Lindsey Waldrep, Crossville’s vice president of marketing. “From enhanced search and a new sample ordering interface to a cleaner, tighter repository of tools and assets for designers, this site is an entirely new experience that will simplify the selection and specification process.” The site’s features were developed based on...

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Shaw brands return to Surfaces 2019

December 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Shaw brands return to Surfaces 2019

Dallas—Shaw Industries’ brands Anderson Tuftex and USFloors/COREtec will return to The International Surface Event (TISE): Surfaces | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo in Las Vegas, Jan. 22-25, 2019. Over 8,000 square feet of the TISE show floor will be dedicated to the two brands—Anderson Tuftex will be at booth# 2037 and USFloors at booth# 1737. “Surfaces is a great opportunity for networking with suppliers, customers and designers,” said Katie Ford, director of brand strategy, Anderson Tuftex. “We were honored...

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