Marazzi introduces new wall tiles

July 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Marazzi introduces new wall tiles

Dallas—Marazzi has launched three new wall tile options into its best-selling Classentino Marble collection. The existing Classentino Marble collection offers the elegant, realistic look of marble in a porcelain floor tile format, providing style, durability and easy maintenance. To heighten the design possibilities available to architects, designers and homeowners, Marazzi is now also offering the three most popular Classentino Marble floor colors in coordinating wall tile formats. These wall tiles—Palazzo White, Corinth Beige and Coliseum...

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TDG Dealer Portal offers new Custom Rug Quote System

July 1, 2019 | Comments Off on TDG Dealer Portal offers new Custom Rug Quote System

Dalton—The Dixie Group has launched a new Custom Rug Quote System available through the TDG Dealer Portal. The manufacturer developed the TDG Dealer Portal website in January 2019, which gave Dixie Group customers access to several valuable tools. With the launch of the new Custom Rug Quote System, a dealer will have the ability to walk through three easy steps and create a quote based on style/color, rug size, backing and other accessories. The dealer...

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Engineered Floors, Roomvo offer dealers innovative technology

July 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Engineered Floors, Roomvo offer dealers innovative technology

Dalton—Engineered Floors and Roomvo have partnered together to provide flooring dealers some of the most innovative technology the industry has to offer. Utilizing Roomvo’s augmented reality technology, the partnership allows thousands of Engineered Floors dealers to add the EF-EYE Visualizer to their websites at no cost to the dealer. The EF-EYE Visualizer, powered by Roomvo, is available for use on Engineered Floors’ brand websites—Pentz, Dream Weaver and EF Hard Surfaces. The technology allows consumers to...

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Durkan’s Crafted Convergence recognized with HD Award

June 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Durkan’s Crafted Convergence recognized with HD Award

Calhoun, Ga.—The Crafted Convergence carpet collection from Durkan, the hospitality brand of Mohawk Group, was recently recognized by Hospitality Design magazine with an HD Award for flooring at a special ceremony in New York. “It is quite the honor for this innovative collection to be awarded yet again by esteemed industry colleagues and leaders,” said Elizabeth Bonner, creative design director, Durkan. “This has been an incredible partnership that continues to provide inspiration not only to our...

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Ceramics of Italy launches Cersaie Young Distributor Program

June 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Ceramics of Italy launches Cersaie Young Distributor Program

Bologna, Italy—Ceramics of Italy has announced the inaugural edition of the Cersaie Young Distributor Program. Organized by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and EdiCer SpA (the organizer of Cersaie), this new initiative aims to bring a new generation of North American importers and distributors to Cersaie, Sept. 23-27, 2019 in Bologna, Italy. Selected participants will be invited to join a delegation of North American architecture and design trade and media on a trip...

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Barlinek names sales director of North America

June 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Barlinek names sales director of North America

Atlanta—Barlinek, a company with over 150 years of experience in the wood industry, has announced that Ken Freedman has joined the company as sales director of North America. Freedman has spent more than 25 years in the flooring industry and brings a wealth of management experience to Barlinek, from sales and marketing leadership positions, to program implementation and team management and mentoring. Throughout his career, Freedman has served in a variety of executive management positions...

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Benjamin Bachman appointed CEO of Gerflor USA, Connor Sports, Sport Court

June 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Benjamin Bachman appointed CEO of Gerflor USA, Connor Sports, Sport Court

Chicago—Gerflor USA has promoted Benjamin Bachman, chief marketing and sales officer, to CEO of Gerflor USA, Connor Sports and Sport Court. Bachman has been with Gerflor Flooring Group since 1995 and has been an integral part of the company’s success, contributing significantly to growth in the United States over the last six years. Bachman started in the U.S. to lead the Gerflor brand in 2013 and took over sales and marketing responsibility for the portfolio of...

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KCS appoints Cary Anderson VP, general manager North America

June 27, 2019 | Comments Off on KCS appoints Cary Anderson VP, general manager North America

Cary, N.C.—Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has promoted Cary Anderson to vice president and general manager for KCS in North America. In this new role, Anderson will oversee the operational management of both the Cary, N.C., and Houston, Texas locations. He is responsible for leading the overall direction of the North American business as support, development, implementation and customer satisfaction remain top priorities. Prior to this promotion, Anderson was vice president R&D for KCS in North...

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Tarkett wins awards at NeoCon 2019

June 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Tarkett wins awards at NeoCon 2019

Solon, Ohio—Two of Tarkett’s new product introductions took home major awards at NeoCon, held at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago in June 2019. Both iD Mixonomi and Tatami System each won two awards, further showcasing Tarkett’s expertise in design and innovation across multiple flooring materials. iD Mixonomi received the #MetropolisLikes and HiP award for Hospitality flooring from Interior Design. While Tatami System was awarded Best of NeoCon Gold in Carpet: Broadloom and Grand Prize for...

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Creating Your Space introduces new visualization tool

June 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Creating Your Space introduces new visualization tool

San Rafael, Calif.—Creating Your Space, a leader in digital marketing technology for flooring retailers, has launched its latest generation of visualization tools. This suite of tools gives the consumer the ability to view a dealer’s products in pre-selected rooms as well as any room in her home. By simply uploading a picture of any room, the consumer can see how different flooring products look installed in her home. In addition to flooring, she can visualize...

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