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CRI sets date for membership meeting

CRIDalton—The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) will hold its annual membership meeting Nov. 13. The Joseph J. Smrekar Memorial Award will be presented to the person who has shown exemplary service and dedication to the carpet industry over the past year. 
The award is named in honor of Dr. Joseph Smrekar, a longtime associate of Milliken & Co. and dedicated CRI volunteer. Continue reading CRI sets date for membership meeting

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CRI's Mendez attends second Obama inauguration

CRI’s Mendez Attends Second Obama Inauguration

Written by  Jennifer Mendez, Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) vice president of government relations

Posted: 24 Jan 2013 03:30 AM PST | carpet-and-rug-institute-blog.com

Living in Washington, DC offers opportunities that no other city allows. I live inside the Capitol Beltway, so I can be on Capitol Hill in less than 15 minutes, traffic permitting. I believe in taking advantage of every unique opportunity that living in the DC metropolitan area offers. Continue reading CRI's Mendez attends second Obama inauguration

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Chem-Dry unveils XTS cleaning unit

Nashville — Chem-Dry has unveiled a new, advanced portable unit with all the cleaning power of larger traditional equipment but at a fraction of the cost and size.

The new XTS (Cross-Over Truck-Mount System) is the company’s latest innovation in its proprietary hot carbonating extraction cleaning process, known for providing a deeper, healthier and faster-drying cleaning for carpets and upholstery. Continue reading Chem-Dry unveils XTS cleaning unit

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Mohawk's Joe Foye receives Smrekar Award at CRI annual meeting

From left: CRI president Werner Braun, Mohawk's Joe Foye, David Moody of Milliken

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) held its Annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton. Outgoing CRI board chairman John Wells offered remarks on the current state of CRI, including the carpet manufacturing trade association’s 2012 restructuring process as well as the organization’s move into an historic building in downtown Dalton and away from the headquarters building it had occupied since 1971.  Continue reading Mohawk's Joe Foye receives Smrekar Award at CRI annual meeting