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Mohawk Group product catalog combines creativity, practicality

Marietta, Ga.—For the first time, three of Mohawk’s commercial flooring brands—Karastan Contract, Lees and Bigelow—are compiled in one printed publication that architects and designers can easily reference. The Mohawk Group is issuing its inaugural product catalog, which contains detailed information about every product manufactured under these brands as well as photography of the company’s collections. Continue reading Mohawk Group product catalog combines creativity, practicality

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At Greenbuild 2010: Green movement showing no signs of slowing down

CHICAGO—While the economy’s continued struggles to gain momentum has dampened many areas of business, the green movement keeps plowing forward, at least according to the record number of exhibitors and attendees at the 9th Greenbuild International Conference & Expo here. And, as in previous years, the flooring industry came out in droves to showcase its ongoing leadership position within the building products industry that encompasses this massive show.

Official figures were not available as FCNews went to press, but according to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the market’s owner, more than 25,000 people from 112 countries had registered by the time the event’s opening general session began, and crowds of more than 30,000 were anticipated over the three-day event. Continue reading At Greenbuild 2010: Green movement showing no signs of slowing down

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NeoCon2010: Commercial market shows signs of life

CHICAGO—After more than a year of feeling the affects of a recession that played havoc with the residential market for nearly four years, the architectural and design community is beginning to see signs of life. That was the prevailing sentiment at NeoCon 2010, which was marked by an uptick in attendance, standing-room-only carpet showrooms, gains in exhibitors and exhibit space and, most importantly, immeasurable optimism. Continue reading NeoCon2010: Commercial market shows signs of life