CCA Global Partners named New Hampshire’s Business of the Year

May 2, 2019 | Comments Off on CCA Global Partners named New Hampshire’s Business of the Year

Manchester, N.H.—CCA Global Partners has long prided itself in doing well by doing good on behalf of its employers, customers, community and partners. As a result of this philosophy—and the fact it has been ingrained in the company for more than a quarter of a century—Business NH Magazine has recognized CCA Global as its retail/wholesale 2019 Business of the Year. Founded in Manchester, N.H. in 1984 by current co-CEO Howard Brodsky, CCA Global has brought scale...

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Tarkett launches Resonate and Capture

April 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Tarkett launches Resonate and Capture

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett has launched Resonate and Capture—a soft surface collection that features QuickShip modular tiles. The collection comprises complementary patterns in eight colorways and three standard tiles. Inspired by the popular wood flooring designs of the 1970s, Resonate is a modern take on classic parquet flooring. The design will help small businesses quickly update offices and waiting areas to make a professional first impression. Pair Resonate with Capture to create a combination of old and...

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Cali debuts Meritage collection

April 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Cali debuts Meritage collection

San Diego—Cali is launching its Cali Hardwood Meritage collection, a premium line-up of hardwood flooring. The collection comprises eight engineered styles defined by crafted beauty and visual character. The Heritage collection features European white oak—responsibly sourced from Lacey Act compliant forests—layered 4mm thick over a sustainable and stabilizing acacia base. This stratified construction allows planks to be cut longer and wider (86 inches by 9½ inches), giving rooms a more expansive look and feel. The engineered...

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WFCA presents new board members

April 29, 2019 | Comments Off on WFCA presents new board members

Dalton—World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) announced that Cheryl Acierno, owner, Acierno & Company, Denver; Kelly Cosgrove, flooring buyer, HOM Furniture Inc., Coon Rapids, Minn.; Mike James, COO/general manager, Metro Carpets, Smyrna, Tenn.; and Patrick Warren, senior vice president of sales, Emser Tile, were added to its board of directors. “All four of our newest board members embody the spirit of community and bring talent, expertise and energy to the table,” said Scott Humphrey, CEO, WFCA....

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Novalis breaks ground on new factory

April 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Novalis breaks ground on new factory

Shanghai, China—Novalis Innovative Flooring celebrated the expansion of its manufacturing facility near Shanghai, China with a ground-breaking ceremony on March 28. John Wu, Novalis president and CEO; CC Wu, Novalis COO; employees from around the globe; and government officials were in attendance to celebrate. Novalis’ current facility contains 1,000,000 square feet. The new facility, located adjacent to the current factory will increase the company’s manufacturing space by another 750,000 square feet. The new site will...

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Premier Hardwood Flooring, Kennebec Lumber start joint venture

April 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Premier Hardwood Flooring, Kennebec Lumber start joint venture

Syracuse, N.Y.—Premier Hardwood Flooring of Syracuse, N.Y., and Kennebec Lumber Company of Solon, Maine, have entered a new joint venture. The collaborative effort will construct a state-of-the-art finish and effect line. The joint venture will operate under the name WW Hardwood Flooring Group out of Syracuse, N.Y., and operations are expected to begin July 2019. Both organizations are third-generation, family-owned businesses engaged in numerous aspects of the forestry and lumber processing industries. Integrating the new finish...

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Jim Augustus Armstrong to present at WiFCA dinner

April 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Jim Augustus Armstrong to present at WiFCA dinner

Milwaukee, Wis.—Jim Augustus Armstrong will be speaking at an upcoming Wisconsin Floor Covering Association spring dinner at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, May 14 at 7:20 p.m. Armstrong’s presentation is titled, “How Floor Dealers Can Beat The Boxes And Increase Your Margins While Working Fewer Hours.” During his presentation, Armstrong will reveal: How to increase closed sales by 30% (or more) in the next 12 months, without spending another dime on marketing A low-cost strategy...

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Phenix Flooring hosts first design council

April 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Phenix Flooring hosts first design council

Top row, left to right: Phenix’s Darby Moraitakis, director of marketing; Mark Clayton, president; Jason Surratt, senior vice president of product & design; and Chris Johnson, senior vice president of sales. Middle row: Deborah Cypert, Interior Vision Flooring Design, Soquel, Calif.; Lezlie Ferrell, New Construction Residential Flooring + Interior Finishes Co., Dallas; Brenda Sanchez, Floor Systems Inc., Orange County, Calif.; Demi Rice, Southwestern Floors, Lewisville, Texas; Deb Degraaf, Degraaf Interiors, Hudsonville, Mich.; Carmen Traversa, Peykar...

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Mohawk celebrates its growing focus on holistic sustainability

April 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Mohawk celebrates its growing focus on holistic sustainability

New York— Last night, May 25, Mohawk Group celebrated the LEEDv4 Gold and WELL Platinum certifications of its flagship New York City showroom, one of the few projects in the world to be certified under both programs and associated levels. “For us, this space was about demonstrating our commitment to our employees, the design community, our end-user customers and dealers because it’s important for them to see that health and wellness aspect of our product...

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NeoCon, IIDA launch dynamic Inside Design tour program

April 26, 2019 | Comments Off on NeoCon, IIDA launch dynamic Inside Design tour program

Chicago—NeoCon, one of the world’s leading platform for commercial design, June 10-12, is introducing a series of “Inside Design” tours in partnership with IIDA for its 51st edition. These exclusive, designer-led tours will venture off-site, allowing attendees the opportunity to experience some of Chicago’s most innovative and celebrated new spaces with the creative minds that brought them into fruition. Six tours will be offered this year with plans to expand the program for future shows. “The idea behind...

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