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Invision launches new website

Invision_WebsiteDalton — Invision, a company of J+J Flooring Group, has launched www.jj-invision.com, a newly updated website with inspirational design materials and galleries for products, projects and case studies.  The online resource allows easy navigation on any computer or mobile device.

The robust and feature-rich website presents a complete library showcasing every product and colorway in swatches, room scenes and installation perspectives.  Technical, specification and sustainability information is available, as well as a list of educational programs and CEUs. The database and photography is searchable and downloadable in a variety of formats.

Invision’s BEYOND blog will feature design and sustainability news and features written by Invision contributors and guest bloggers. Photography throughout the website can be easily pinned to Pinterest or shared on social media or email. 

“The website is an all-inclusive, easy-to-use resource for anyone specifying, purchasing or researching modular and broadloom floor covering,” said Ross Leonard, J+J Flooring Group vice president of marketing.  “Blog stories, inspirational photography and new products will be continually added to provide a dynamic, up-to-date resource to the specifier, end user and contractor.”

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Gilbert joins J+J Flooring Group

Ginger Gilbert of J+J FlooringDalton — Ginger Gilbert has joined J+J Flooring Group as director of business development for the Corporate and Hospitality segments.

Gilbert will identify and drive inventive marketing, product design and sales programs to create holistic segment strategies and capture market share for the Invision and Kinetex brands.

Gilbert previously held roles in the flooring industry including global creative director of commercial brands, design manager of healthcare, education and government, and color development coordinator. Gilbert worked as a senior interior designer for Taylor & Associates Architects, Newport Beach, Calif., and an interior designer for FKP Architects, Houston.

“Ginger brings strong experience, skills and drive to J+J,” said Ross Leonard, J+J Flooring Group vice president of marketing. “Her work in interior design, product design, sales support and marketing will be a valuable asset in elevating recognition of J+J as a product, solution and thought leader within the corporate workplace and hospitality segment.”

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J+J Flooring's Kinetex named Top 10 green product

J+J FG.logoDalton—BuildingGreen has named J+J Flooring Group’s Kinetex as one of its Top 10 products for 2014.
The winners will be presented at the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Greenbuild convention in Philadelphia on Thursday, Nov. 21. 
Kinetex is a commercial textile composite flooring designed for high traffic areas that combines the attributes of soft-surface floor covering with the durability characteristics of hard-surfaces. Continue reading J+J Flooring's Kinetex named Top 10 green product

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NeoCon East: Business as usual despite government shutdown stress

Oct. 21/28 2013; Volume 27/number 13

By Melissa McGuire

Screen Shot 2013-10-25 at 1.00.38 PMBaltimore—The 16-day government shutdown may have been debilitating for the country’s more than 2 million federal workers, but it did little to deter the launching of NeoCon East, held here during incredulous furloughs, pay freezes and vicious political banter. Only four years out from The Great Recession, there was uncertainty of the affect the freeze would have on those selling and buying for the government. Continue reading NeoCon East: Business as usual despite government shutdown stress

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Georgia, carpet firms begin training program

Screen Shot 2013-10-04 at 11.18.07 AMDalton—Georgia state officials, working with the carpet industry, launched the Fast Track Innovation Program to provide technicians with on-the-job training. The 10-week program—developed by the Northwest Regional Commission, Georgia Northwestern Technical College and Governor’s Office of Workforce Development—is being offered to individuals selected by the companies. Continue reading Georgia, carpet firms begin training program

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J+J assumes control of water reuse system

J+J FG.logoDalton—J+J Flooring Group said it has assumed full-time operational responsibilities for its EcoCycle/Aquafinity industrial water reuse system from Aqua-Chem. 
The two companies designed and developed the first dyehouse wastewater reuse system for the carpet industry, and partnered in the day-to-day running of the system to improve operational parameters and finished product quality. Continue reading J+J assumes control of water reuse system

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NSF Sustainability verifies J+J Flooring Group EPDs

Screen Shot 2013-06-17 at 2.25.20 PMAnn Arbor, Mich. – NSF Sustainability, a division of global independent public health organization NSF International, has verified Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for J+J Flooring Group’s Kinetex flooring product and Invision brand modular styles that use eKo backing. EPDs are essential transparent product environmental attribute reports used by government purchasers, green builders, architects and interior designers to make more informed product decisions in selecting carpet and flooring products that meet their environmental purchasing goals. Continue reading NSF Sustainability verifies J+J Flooring Group EPDs