Congoleum fills Midwest regional manager position

October 18, 2010 | Comments Off on Congoleum fills Midwest regional manager position

Mercerville, N.J.—Keith Anderson has joined Congoleum as the new regional manager in the Midwest region, filling the position left vacant by the promotion of Mike Sansone to vice president of sales. Anderson will be working with Congoleum’s Midwest distributors, All-Tile, Bishop and Mohawk. Prior to joining Congoleum, he spent 11 years working in various sales positions with Shaw Industries. Keith has worked extensively in the builder business as well as in the retail remodel and...

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Congress recognizes sustainably harvested, U.S. wood with new legislation

October 15, 2010 | Comments Off on Congress recognizes sustainably harvested, U.S. wood with new legislation

Pittsburgh—Recent passage of Senate Resolution 411 and House Resolution 81, has granted Congress’ recognition, stamp of approval and full endorsement of the U.S. hardwood industry and hardwood products. While both resolutions can be reviewed in their entirety at govtrack.us, the following are a few highlights from Senate Resolution 411: (more…)

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CCA golf tournament raises $140,000 for FCIF

October 14, 2010 | Comments Off on CCA golf tournament raises $140,000 for FCIF

Adairsville, Ga.—The 8th Annual Alan Greenberg Charity Golf Tournament hosted by CCA Global Partners brought together industry colleagues at Barnsley Gardens for a round of golf to benefit a worthy cause. The event raised $140,000 for the Floor Covering Industry Foundation (FCIF). “It was wonderful seeing our business partners and friends come together to support a worthy cause.” said Howard Brodsky, co-founder and co-CEO of CCA. “While enjoying a day of golf, we managed to...

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Johnson Hardwood creates CEO position, Promotes Schollmeyer to post

October 14, 2010 | Comments Off on Johnson Hardwood creates CEO position, Promotes Schollmeyer to post

City of Industry, Calif.—Johnson Premium Hardwood Floors has promoted Bill Schollmeyer to the newly created position of CEO. Tracy Lee remains president of the company. Johnson Ku, chairman, said the company is “aggressively positioned for profitable growth in the prefinished hardwood flooring segment, [and] the position was created because there was a need for someone with the leadership and strategic skill along with the experience to connect all of segments of Johnson’s nationwide markets.” Schollmeyer has...

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Tennessee retailer joins WFCA

October 14, 2010 | Comments Off on Tennessee retailer joins WFCA

Anaheim, Calif.—Summer Turner, president of House of Carpets in Murfreesboro, Tenn., has been appointed to fill an unexpired vacancy on the Board of Directors of the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA).  Directors confirmed Turner’s appointment for a two-year term at their meeting this month in Denver. (more…)

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Teragren supplies its bamboo to Abbey Carpet

October 13, 2010 | Comments Off on Teragren supplies its bamboo to Abbey Carpet

Bainbridge Island, Wash.—Teragren announced it has signed an agreement with Abbey Carpet to provide bamboo flooring and countertop products to the buying group’s participating retailers, including Abbey Carpet & Floor, Floors To Go, and The Floor Club with more than 700 retail showrooms in the U.S. and Canada. Teragren’s current distribution network is expected to increase significantly in size as a result of the agreement through their network of top tier flooring distributors. (more…)

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Pinnacle extends premium product warranty

October 13, 2010 | Comments Off on Pinnacle extends premium product warranty

Dallas—Pinnacle announced it is extending the finish warranty coverage on premium hand-scraped products in its Classics collection. Pinnacle’s Village Square, Mountain Lodge and Old Town Classics Collections now feature a 25-year residential finish warranty, which previously carried a 10-year finish warranty. Pinnacle’s Forest Highlands, Forest Ridge, Country, Plantation, Estate and Stoneleigh Classics collections have also been enhanced with the 25-year finish warranty. (more…)

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Biltmore partners with Capel Rugs to debut new collections at October High Point Market

October 12, 2010 | Comments Off on Biltmore partners with Capel Rugs to debut new collections at October High Point Market

Asheville, N.C.—Biltmore is expanding its home furnishings offering at the October High Point Market with new wood accents and rugs from manufacturing partners Encore and Capel Rugs. Capel Rugs will debut a new rug collection, Arrondelle, inspired by architectural details found on the Biltmore Estate or in Biltmore House. (more…)

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Armstrong Commercial participates in new reality makeover series on NBC

October 12, 2010 | Comments Off on Armstrong Commercial participates in new reality makeover series on NBC

Lancaster, Pa.—Armstrong Commercial Flooring donated products to a new reality television show called “School Pride” debuting on NBC this Friday, Oct. 15 at 8:00 p.m. EST/7:00 p.m. Central. The program tells the story of communities coming together to renovate their aging and neglected public schools. Cameras followed students, teachers and parents as they rolled up their sleeves and rebuilt their schools. (more…)

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Mohawk Anniversary sale designed around consumer desires

October 12, 2010 | Comments Off on Mohawk Anniversary sale designed around consumer desires

DALTON—When it comes to putting together a national sale a company needs to come up with an offer that will excite people enough to leave their home and purchase the product or service. One of the best ways to help ensure this is to go directly to the source and find out what it wants. And that’s how Mohawk Industries came up with its biggest national sale of the year. (more…)

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