Porcelanosa lauches wood line in the U.S.

November 24, 2010 | Comments Off on Porcelanosa lauches wood line in the U.S.

Ramsey, N.J.—Porcelanosa, a Tile of Spain branded manufacturer, launched a collection of engineered hardwoods in the U.S. While the L’Antic Colonial collection has been available in Europe since the early 2000s, the U.S. buyers can now find the line at any of 15 Porcelanosa stores, CCA Global vendors and most recently with Abbey Carpet & Floor stores, said Chris Breslin, brand manager, wood flooring division. (more…)

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Swiff-Train opens new facility in San Antonio

November 24, 2010 | Comments Off on Swiff-Train opens new facility in San Antonio

San Antonio—Swiff-Train has opened a new 40,000 square foot San Antonio warehouse, distribution and call center. The company, which operates seven statewide branches in Corpus Christi, Victoria, Harlingen, Dallas, Austin and a distribution center in Houston, has opened the new facility to service this area of the state. (more…)

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Shaw is official flooring sponsor of HGTV's 4th Green Home

November 24, 2010 | Comments Off on Shaw is official flooring sponsor of HGTV's 4th Green Home

Dalton—Shaw announced it will again be the exclusive flooring provider and sponsor for the HGTV Green Home Giveaway set for spring 2011. HGTV will build its 4th annual green home in Stapleton, an eco-progressive community in Denver, Colo. Over the past decade the community has emerged as one of the country’s most ambitious examples of sustainable development. (more…)

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Flooring Services Commercial appoints new president

November 18, 2010 | Comments Off on Flooring Services Commercial appoints new president

Dallas—Flooring Services Commercial recently named Herb Lee as its president, signifying the added focus for the company on serving the commercial real estate market.  Flooring Services Commercial provides sales and installation of flooring of all types, lighting, stone countertops and other interior finish materials. (more…)

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Mannington Commercial wins green design award

November 18, 2010 | Comments Off on Mannington Commercial wins green design award

Calhoun, Ga.—Mannington Commercial’s VCT n2 VCT recycling program and 25% post-consumer Premium Tile was awarded a Green Good Design Award earlier this month, selected from thousands of submission from nearly 50 countries worldwide. (more…)

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Area rugs extend presence at AmericasMart in Atlanta

November 18, 2010 | Comments Off on Area rugs extend presence at AmericasMart in Atlanta

Atlanta—Obeetee Inc, Amici Imports, and Colonial Mills have extended their presence in Atlanta with the renewal of their showroom leases, effective immediately. Obeetee is located in a 5,400 sq. ft. showroom on floor 5, 5-D-8, in Building 1. Both Amici Imports and Colonial Mills are on floor 6 in Building 1. Amici is in a 2,100 sq. ft. space in 6-F-11 and Colonial Mills is in a 1,646 sq. ft. space in 6-E-1. (more…)

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IndusParquet launches new display at NAFCD convention

November 17, 2010 | Comments Off on IndusParquet launches new display at NAFCD convention

Colorado Springs, Colo.—IndusParquet launched its new retail merchandising system at the NAFCD show here. “The NAFCD show provides the perfect platform for us to give our distributors a first-hand look at our new Exotic Expo displays,” said Jason Strong, vice president of sales, IndusParquet.“Seeing the display up close with the variety of product merchandising options it provides is the best way to understand the dynamics of our program.” (more…)

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Shaw participates in ribbon cutting at George H.W. Bush Presidential Library

November 16, 2010 | Comments Off on Shaw participates in ribbon cutting at George H.W. Bush Presidential Library

Dalton—Shaw Industries hosted Texas-based retailers on Oct. 28 at the opening of Laura Bush’s The Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection and First Ladies Red Dress Collection at the George Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas. Staged on Shaw’s Sandy Hollow II Anso nylon carpet, the special exhibit features a collection of red dresses worn by numerous celebrities and first ladies in an effort to raise awareness of heart related diseases in women. Shaw signage...

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Ken Peden joins MP Global

November 15, 2010 | Comments Off on Ken Peden joins MP Global

DENVER—Industry veteran Ken Peden has joined MP Global, a leading manufacturer of laminate and hardwood flooring underlayment products, asdirector of the polyfoam division. In this newly created position, Peden will be charged with growing the business, which has been his hallmark in the 25- plus years he has been involved in the flooring industry. According to Al Collison, president, MP Global, the goal is to increase sales 20% to 30%. He noted the company does...

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Invista releases LCI calculator for Antron fiber

November 15, 2010 | Comments Off on Invista releases LCI calculator for Antron fiber

Atlanta—Invista has added a new online tool it calls the Life Cycle Impact (LCI) calculator. It is designed to show architects, designers and end-users the potential energy and greenhouse gas emissions savings that can be achieved by specifying carpet made with Antron fiber. The LCI calculator provides real-world equations to energy and greenhouse gas emission and how we can all make a difference through the product choices we make. (more…)

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