Seattle Public Utilities, CARE host webinar

December 13, 2010 | Comments Off on Seattle Public Utilities, CARE host webinar

DALTON—To educate procurement agents on the developments in carpet recycling and the products available made from old carpet, the Carpet America Recovering Effort, (CARE), and Seattle Public Utilities hosted a sustainable purchasing webinar recently. (more…)

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Walk-On Products introduces new premium line; pink carpet padding to benefit breast cancer research

December 13, 2010 | Comments Off on Walk-On Products introduces new premium line; pink carpet padding to benefit breast cancer research

SALISBURY, N.C.—Walk-On Products recently launched a new line called Curebond, a 9-pound, high-quality premium carpet pad featuring a 2mm pink moisture barrier and non-woven, moisture-resistant bottom. Curebond is also hypoallergenic, made with soy and is eco-friendly. (more…)

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Oriental Weavers expands assortment, goes green

December 13, 2010 | Comments Off on Oriental Weavers expands assortment, goes green

Aaron Gray does not need an economist to tell him about ominous business conditions and whether it is safe to venture outside. As marketing director at Oriental Weavers USA/Sphinx, Gray knows first-hand that the economy has improved, at least for his company. Now he wants to take full advantage. In the last year, the Dalton-based supplier has aggressively expanded its product assortment with the introduction of 150 new patterns. “Not only have we introduced sever-...

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Atlanta market gets ready for winter heat

December 13, 2010 | Comments Off on Atlanta market gets ready for winter heat

ATLANTA—The market that for more than half a century has powered the area rug industry is locked and loaded for its 2011 winter edition. Once again, AmericasMart officials are preparing to unveil the best-of- the-best at next month’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Show (NORS). “AmericasMart creates the stage on which manufacturers, designers and sales representatives unveil new lines, launch designs and introduce categories,” noted Chas Sydney, senior vice president,...

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Daltile rolls out five new collections

December 9, 2010 | Comments Off on Daltile rolls out five new collections

Dallas—Daltile has unveiled one of its largest, most stylish product launches ever with five new collections: Franciscan Slate, Coastal Keystones, Terrace, Ion Metals and Gallian Park. The tile brand has also extended of its popular Stone Radiance line to include three new color blends. “From the natural beauty of slate and the cool luxury of glass to the familiar warmth of hardwoods and the sophisticated elegance of metal, these new collections feature many of today’s...

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ASTM standards on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter

December 9, 2010 | Comments Off on ASTM standards on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter

West Conshohocken, Pa.—ASTM International has recently established a presence on popular social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. These social media platforms provide another outlet for users and stakeholders to receive the latest news about ASTM and international standards activities. (more…)

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Website redesign for Beaulieu of America launching before Surfaces

December 9, 2010 | Comments Off on Website redesign for Beaulieu of America launching before Surfaces

Dalton—Beaulieu of America is completing its redesign of its website. Slated to launch this January in time for Surfaces and the spring selling season, Beaulieu’s new website under the Bliss brand has been in development for several months. “The entire purpose for this new website is quite simple.” said Patricia Flavin, senior vice president of marketing, Beaulieu. “We want to support our dealers with the best website possible to entertain and educate the floor covering...

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Redi Carpet acquires Seagull Floors

December 9, 2010 | Comments Off on Redi Carpet acquires Seagull Floors

Stafford, Texas—Redi Carpet has acquired Seagull Floors, a multi-family flooring contractor with locations in Atlanta, Ga.; Dallas, Texas; Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham and Winston-Salem, N.C., and Tampa, Fla. (more…)

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Beaulieu's winter show schedule released

December 9, 2010 | Comments Off on Beaulieu's winter show schedule released

Dalton—Beaulieu of America announced its schedule of winter shows for 2011 today. “At these events, dealers will see a totally new and fresh approach to the Bliss brand, with new collections, features and displays that are unique in the industry,” said Patricia Flavin, senior vice president of marketing. “Bliss for 2011 provides dealers with more of what the carpet-buying customer is looking for and that spells a real advantage for Bliss dealers.” (more…)

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Mannington Commercial launches third tx;style design challenge

December 8, 2010 | Comments Off on Mannington Commercial launches third tx;style design challenge

Calhoun, Ga.—Mannington Commercial’s tx:style design challenge is open for entries and is taking this year’s Grand Prize winners to Paris. “After two incredibly successful years of connecting with designers in new ways and giving the design community the power to engage with products they want, we are broadening the scope of the tx:style design challenge this year,” said contest innovator Natalie Jones, vice president of commercial brand development and creative product, Mannington Commercial. (more…)

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