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May 2012: CMH acquires Bayard

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

CMH Space Flooring Products has acquired “certain select assets” from Bayard Sales Corp., expanding its territory throughout the Mid-Atlantic states and doubling its population base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

As part of the deal, Bayard’s owners Don Wohlfarth, Sr., and Don Wohlfarth, Jr. will stay with the company in “top leadership roles” in the newly named Bayard Region “to help grow the business,” noted Hoy Lanning, CMH’s CEO. Continue reading May 2012: CMH acquires Bayard

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Laminate trends: More options than ever

Originally produced to mimic the look of hardwood flooring while offering enhanced performance characteristics through state-of-the-art technology, laminate floors have come a long way in the 15 years or so they’ve been available in the U.S.

As methods of production have advanced, manufacturers now seemingly have the ability to make laminate look like whatever they want, including ceramic tile, natural stone as well as more realistic wood-look designs and patterns. So what are some of the latest laminate trends?

Features such as wider planks, bolder colors and textures, and never-before-seen species currently play a growing role in laminate’s hottest new looks. Continue reading Laminate trends: More options than ever