Posted on

Optimism reigns as U.S. economy slowly improves

by Matthew Spieler

Shanghai—With the U.S. economy starting to once again show signs of life and the Asian market continuing its strong growth trend, the 14th annual Domotex asia/ ChinaFloor (DACF) was filled with plenty of optimism.

The upbeat spirit was seen by both visitors and exhibitors and across all product segments on display—even by those who were not selling or buying products. “It’s been too busy,” proclaimed Bert Van der Stock, managing director of Flooring Industries, the division that handles the Uniclic licensing for Mohawk/Unilin. “I haven’t been able to leave the booth for the entire show.” Continue reading Optimism reigns as U.S. economy slowly improves

Posted on

Shaw expands presence in Asia Pacific

Company will break ground on manufacturing facility in April

Cartersville, Ga.– Shaw Contract Group opened a sales office in Shanghai recently to provide customers in rapidly growing Asian markets with greater access to its high performance Cradle to Cradle certified carpet tile. The US-based flooring manufacturer’s LEED-registered Commercial Interior space, pending Gold certification, will be followed by sales offices opening in Beijing and Hong Kong later this year. Continue reading Shaw expands presence in Asia Pacific