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Al’s column

By FCNews staff

Volume 26/Number 16; Dec. 17/24, 2012

BELATED WISHES: Floor Covering News would like to extend a belated Happy 50th Anniversary to internationally renowned textile designer Elke Arora, who began her professional career in October 1962 with German carpet manufacturer Besmer. Since FCNews’ inception, Arora’s husband, Rolf, has been our foreign correspondent in Europe, and Elke herself has contributed many color and fashion trend stories. Arora, who is German born, was one of the first to understand fashion is global. She has maintained a residence in Dalton since 1969, a year after opening her own studio in Canada. However, since the 1970s she has worked from her home studio in Hannover, Germany, home to Domotex. Continue reading Al’s column

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Satya Tiwari named to 2012 Atlanta Business Chronicle's 40 Under 40

Satya Tiwari

Calhoun, Ga. — Total home accessory solutions brand Surya is pleased to announce that U.S. company president, Satya Tiwari, was recently named to the 2012 Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40 list. The publication’s 40 Under 40 honors the accomplishments of Atlanta’s most successful young professionals. Honorees must demonstrate leadership, professional achievement and community service. This year more than 500 nominations were received for the award and a committee of 40 Under 40 alumni selected the winners. Continue reading Satya Tiwari named to 2012 Atlanta Business Chronicle's 40 Under 40