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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Daltile launches partnership with Kristin Cavallari

June 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Daltile launches partnership with Kristin Cavallari

Dallas—Daltile has announced the launch of a new partnership with celebrity Kristin Cavallari, a well-known actress, designer, mother and entrepreneur with a strong social following. Cavallari will become the new face and spokesperson of the Daltile brand as well as a key component in the brand’s new overarching marketing campaign that spotlights the fashion-forward products under its portfolio. “Daltile offers a breadth and depth of product that is unmatched in the industry and includes all...

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StonExpo Mexico premiers at Obra Blanca Expo 2019

June 25, 2019 | Comments Off on StonExpo Mexico premiers at Obra Blanca Expo 2019

Dallas—Obra Blanca Expo (OB Expo), a new tradeshow of the Tile Council of North America (TCNA), has joined with Informa to bring StonExpo to Mexico. OB Expo with StonExpo Mexico will take place Oct. 15-17, 2019, at Expo Santa Fe, Mexico City. “This unique environment creates the perfect setting for StonExpo, one of the longest running and influential exhibitions in the world of marble and natural stone,” said Amie Gonzalez, show director of The International...

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DriTac launches new rubber flooring underlayment

June 25, 2019 | Comments Off on DriTac launches new rubber flooring underlayment

Clifton, N.J.—DriTac Flooring Products has introduced the 8400 EnviroTread series, a line of sustainable green, acoustical abatement recycled rubber flooring underlayment, made from post-consumer and post-industrial waste, including recycled tires. The 8400 EnviroTread series comes in three thicknesses: DriTac 8402 (2mm), 8405 (5mm) and 8410 (10mm) and can be installed under hardwood, carpet and carpet tile, ceramic tile and stone, laminate flooring and floating click LVT/WPC/SPC 4.5mm or thicker. “Along with our expanded line of...

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Shaw Industries makes Forbes’ 2019 Best Employers in Georgia list

June 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Shaw Industries makes Forbes’ 2019 Best Employers in Georgia list

Dalton—Shaw Industries Group (Shaw) has ranked third on Forbes’ 2019 list of Best Employers in Georgia.  “Over the last several years, Shaw has invested significantly in our products, processes, plants and—most importantly—our people,” said Vance Bell, chairman and CEO, Shaw Industries. “People are our competitive advantage. This achievement demonstrates Shaw’s dedication to our more than 22,000 talented individuals working to produce industry-leading flooring solutions and to create a better future for their families and communities—and...

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Ceramics of Italy releases spring, summer tile trends

June 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Ceramics of Italy releases spring, summer tile trends

New York—After reviewing hundreds of new products from Italian tile producers at Coverings in Orlando and ICFF in New York, Ceramics of Italy has announced the top design trends for the spring and summer seasons. From humble to opulent designs and inlaid wood to skinny formats, the following six themes demonstrate the expanding versatility of ceramic tile and how Italians lead the way in design and innovation. These products from Ceramics of Italy member companies are now available in the North...

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NeoCon concludes successful 51st edition

June 19, 2019 | Comments Off on NeoCon concludes successful 51st edition

Chicago—The 51st edition of NeoCon was a resounding success, further establishing itself as the premier, global platform for connecting, learning, and conducting business in the commercial interiors industry—according to show officials. This year’s event was marked by robust attendance and a palpable energy that coursed throughout the show, as the commercial A&D community immersed themselves in everything design. The NeoCon Plaza, an experiential outdoor environment sponsored and outfitted by Haworth and Haworth Collectionas well as by...

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Havwoods launches magnetic flooring system

June 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Havwoods launches magnetic flooring system

New York—Havwoods International has introduced the Magna magnetic flooring system. This magnetic raised access flooring system can be used for any of Havwoods’ Venture Plank, Henley or Relik collections—totaling about 150 tongue-and-groove, engineered wood floor planks. Magna consists of magnetized and foam-sealed wood boards, which provide a secure connection to the supporting structural pedestals. They can be conveniently disconnected using a suction lifter to allow for maintenance and repair of the concealed services. Ideal for...

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