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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

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Invista announces new lifetime warranty for Stainmaster

Kennesaw, Ga.— Invista Surfaces, a division of Invista Performance Surfaces & Materials and owner of the Stainmaster brand, is now offering a new lifetime* warranty on all Stainmaster carpets produced on or after July 1; it covers all food and beverage stains, soiling, static-shock and stains caused by pet urine.

The warranty enhancement is another step in Invista’s commitment to its Stainmaster  brand, to its aligned dealer network and a continued effort to meet consumers’ needs. Continue reading Invista announces new lifetime warranty for Stainmaster

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Invista introduces new vice president of business development and strategy for Antron

Invista Surfaces, a segment of Invista Performance Surfaces & Materials (PS&M) and maker of Stainmaster and Antron carpet fibers, welcomes Ralph H. Grogan to its leadership team.

Ralph H. Grogan joins Invista as vice president of business development and strategy, Invista Surfaces, for its Antron brand.  In this role, Ralph will be responsible for continuing to advance the position of the Antron branded offerings in the marketplace and will provide leadership for Invista’s Commercial Surfaces’ sales and field teams to create value for our customers and help to build upon the equity in the over 40-year-strong Antron brand. Continue reading Invista introduces new vice president of business development and strategy for Antron

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Invista introduces new marketing vp

Kennesaw, Ga. – Invista Surfaces, a segment of Invista Performance Surfaces & Materials (PS&M)and maker of Stainmaster and Antron carpet fibers, welcomes Melissa Minihan to its marketing team.

Melissa Minihan joins Invista as vice president of marketing, Invista Surfaces, for its Stainmaster and Antron brands. In this role, Melissa will lead customer insight, promotions and brand strategies that create value for our customers, and which build upon the equity in the 25 year strong Stainmaster brand and over 40 year strong Antron brand.

Minihan comes to Invista with experience in channel marketing, shopper marketing, brand marketing, digital marketing and strategic planning. Continue reading Invista introduces new marketing vp

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Invista appoints new president from within the company

Wichita, Kan.—David Duncan has been named new president, Invista Performance Surfaces &  Materials (PS&M). With over 13 years of leadership experience with Koch companies, Duncan already has significant knowledge of the PS&M business and its growth strategies ss executive vice president of Invista for the last several years.

Duncan will succeed Dan Stone, who has elected to pursue a different strategic role within Invista PS&M. Both  will work out of the Kennesaw offices.

For more information, call 877.446.8478.