Garden State Tile opens new location

August 5, 2019 | Comments Off on Garden State Tile opens new location

Wall, N.J.—Garden State Tile has officially opened its 15th location at 425 Huger Street, Columbia, S.C. The expansive 3,000-square-foot showroom and 10,000-square-foot warehouse in downtown Columbia brings Garden State Tile’s renowned design services and product selection to architects, designers, builders, contractors and homeowners in Richland County. “We’re very proud to have the opportunity to grow the Garden State Tile brand and become part of the Columbia community,” said Stephen Fischer, president, Garden State Tile. “Our commitment...

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David Sheehan rejoins Mannington Mills

August 1, 2019 | Comments Off on David Sheehan rejoins Mannington Mills

Salem, N.J.—Mannington Mills has announced that David Sheehan has rejoined the company as vice president of strategic development. In this new role, Sheehan will be working with executive leadership, developing various strategic corporate initiatives. “We are excited to welcome Dave back to Mannington,” said Russell Grizzle, president and CEO, Mannington Mills. “With his industry experience and deep belief in Mannington’s values, he will be a great asset to our company.” Sheehan has extensive experience in...

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NTCA Five-Star Summer Meeting offered education, connections

August 1, 2019 | Comments Off on NTCA Five-Star Summer Meeting offered education, connections

Montreal, Canada—The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) recently hosted its 2019 NTCA Five-Star Contractor Annual Summer Meeting, here. The objective of this year’s meeting, hosted by Schluter Systems, was not only to provide valuable education, but also to help the attendees form connections so they would feel comfortable reaching out to one another when advice or support is needed. “The NTCA Five-Star Contractor group is grateful to Schluter Systems for their support in this endeavor,”...

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RollMaster Software launches new translation feature

August 1, 2019 | Comments Off on RollMaster Software launches new translation feature

Hammond, La.—RollMaster Software continues to advance the capability of its core flooring business software with the introduction of multilingual documents, made possible by its progressive API technology. This latest feature, a part of its third quarter 2019 release, allows translation of comment lines to another language on both customer-facing documents like quotes, sales agreements, receipts and invoices, as well as on work orders, including batch work orders. “We pride ourselves on constantly developing programming enhancements...

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CFL Flooring promotes Kramer

August 1, 2019 | Comments Off on CFL Flooring promotes Kramer

CFL Flooring North America has elevated Steve Kramer, formerly East Coast sales manager, to the position of director of sales, distribution. Barron Frith, president of CFL North America, said Kramer’s proven dedication and results have provided a strong platform for CFL’s customers to continue their significant and future growth. “In addition to successfully managing some of CFL’s largest distribution customers, Steve has played a key role in ensuring successful launches of FirmFit SPC, Novocore Premium...

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Shaw Industries focuses on environmental health, human experience

July 31, 2019 | Comments Off on Shaw Industries focuses on environmental health, human experience

Dalton—Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has released its 2018 sustainability report. The report emphasizes the company’s efforts to “sustain[HUMAN]ability,” an endeavor to put people at the heart of its sustainability efforts—addressing planetary health and human experience at the same time. “We’re committed to leading by example, by staying true to who we’ve always been: a company founded on putting people first,” said Vance Bell, chairman and CEO, Shaw Industries. “A business built on integrity and...

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MAPEI’s Jeff Johnson to serve on FCICA executive board

July 31, 2019 | Comments Off on MAPEI’s Jeff Johnson to serve on FCICA executive board

Deerfield Beach, Fla.—MAPEI Corporation has announced that Jeff Johnson, business manager for Floor Covering Installation Systems (FCIS), has been elected to serve as vice chairman of associates on the executive board of the Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA). Elected by FCICA members in good standing, those on the FCICA executive board serve a three-year rotational term. Johnson has been an active member of the FCICA for more than 20 years. In his role as MAPEI’s FCIS...

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Crossville launches Relax porcelain tile collection

July 31, 2019 | Comments Off on Crossville launches Relax porcelain tile collection

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville has introduced Relax, a new wood-look porcelain tile collection that offers the appearance of subtle, calming woodgrain. Relax is a unique alternative in Crossville’s portfolio of products. It’s designed to accommodate designers seeking a contrast to the brand’s more highly grained wood-look tile collections. According to Lindsey Waldrep, Crossville vice president of marketing, Relax exemplifies Crossville’s commitment to helping designers select tile with confidence. “Relax isn’t just another tree in the forest, so...

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AHF Products celebrates grand opening of new headquarters

July 30, 2019 | Comments Off on AHF Products celebrates grand opening of new headquarters

From left: AHF Products’ Jeff Steed, CFO; Wendy Booker, VP marketing and product development; Mike Bell, COO; Brian Carson, president and CEO; Karen Bradley, VP human resources; Jennifer Zimmerman, general counsel; and John Del Vecchio, VP information technology. Lancaster, Pa.—AHF Products hosted a grand opening for its new headquarters here in West Hempfield Township featuring a “log-cutting” ceremony and tree planting. On hand to help celebrate was champion lumberjill Martha King of Chadds Ford, Pa., who demonstrated the...

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Tarkett launches Essentialist collection

July 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Tarkett launches Essentialist collection

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett has introduced the Essentialist collection, a carefully curated selection of style and performance that embodies timeless, meaningful design. Essentialist collection comes in modular and LVT platforms and is ideal for a variety of healthcare and workplace environments. Essentialism is the view that things have essences—the attribute, or set of attributes, that make an object or substance what it fundamentally is. Inspired by these principles, the Essentialist collection supports spaces that help end users...

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