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Walker Zanger imparts new take on linear design with launch of Stix

Sylmar, Calif.—Walker Zanger is proud to impart a new look to the design trends that call for exaggerated linearity and the employment of gray-and-hue color combinations: It’s the new Stix collection of poured and hand-cut glass mosaic tiles. As an extension of the Walker Zanger Weave collection, which introduced linear glass to the market, Stix is thin and slim, with a dynamic range of tile sizes that invites creativity. With its unique shape and iridized finish, Stix is at home in a wide variety of commercial and residential vertical applications, complementing styles from modern to spa to transitional. Continue reading Walker Zanger imparts new take on linear design with launch of Stix

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St. Jude honors Florida Tile

St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital recently honored Florida Tile via the company’s Columbus Ohio branch for its time and material in support of the nationwide Dream Home fundraiser project, the most recent of which raised more than $700,000 to fight cancer in children. Continue reading St. Jude honors Florida Tile

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Forbo launches online Floor Planner

Hazleton, Pa. – Forbo Flooring Systems is pleased to announce the launch of its new interactive online Floor Planner. Available on Forbo’s website, the new design tool allows users to get creative by selecting a room scene and changing the flooring material and wall color. The tool features Forbo’s full collections of Marmoleum sheet and tile, Flotex sheet and tile, and Eternal project vinyl, along with a broad selection of commercial and residential room scenes. Continue reading Forbo launches online Floor Planner

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D3 Surface Systems becomes the newest Laticrete Supercap Applicator

Laticrete Supercap, manufacturer of the revolutionary self-leveling Supercap System, announced today D3 Surface Systems is now a Laticrete Supercap Applicator. The firm took delivery of its new mobile blending unit (pump truck) at the 2012 World of Concrete in Las Vegas on January 22nd. Continue reading D3 Surface Systems becomes the newest Laticrete Supercap Applicator

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Beaulieu named soft surface supplier of the year

Dalton — Beaulieu of America received Supplier of the Year honors from  Flooring America at its annual convention held in Houston, Texas on Jan. 20. Flooring America has 550 members throughout the United States and Canada.  Continue reading Beaulieu named soft surface supplier of the year

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FloorEstimate Pro 2012 Cloud Edition launched by Floor Covering Soft

Pasadena, Calif. — Floor Covering Soft will launch FloorEstimate Pro 2012 Edition (FEP2012), the next generation flooring layout and estimating program for commercial and retail flooring contractors and dealers, on Jan 24, 2012. Continue reading FloorEstimate Pro 2012 Cloud Edition launched by Floor Covering Soft

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Dancik joins Pirner as co-president of fcB2B

Mitchell Dancik

Anaheim, Calif. — The board of directors of the Floor Covering Business to Business Association (fcB2B) announced the appointment of industry veteran Mitchell Dancik

as co-president to serve along with existing co-president Aaron Pirner, CEO of CAP Carpet, Wichita, KS. Co-presidents of fcB2B serve without compensation.

In making the announcement, fcB2B chairman of the board, Chris Davis, stated the organization is fortunate to gain the services of Dancik to complement and work in concert with Pirner.  “Mitch brings a wealth of experience and technical knowledge to the table that will mesh well with Aaron’s organizational skills. Together they form a very dynamic team to move the fcB2B agenda forward,” Davis said. Continue reading Dancik joins Pirner as co-president of fcB2B

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FCICA opens online registration/ educational session line-up for 2012 convention

West Bloomfield, Mich., — FCICA, the flooring contractors association, recently announced online registration is now open for their 30th Annual Convention being held in Savannah, Ga., March 11-14, 2012, at the Mulberry Inn. Register at the FCICA website at www.fcica.com under the ‘Highlights’ section on the main page or under the events tab. Continue reading FCICA opens online registration/ educational session line-up for 2012 convention