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Metroflor’s Engage Genesis and Konecto win ADEX Gold awards

Screen Shot 2016-04-29 at 12.11.10 PMNorwalk, Conn.–Metroflor Corp. announced that its new Engage Genesis collection and Konecto brand both garnered Gold in 2016’s Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX). Metroflor’s Aspecta Ten was also recognized with a Platinum award.

“Having our two brand portfolios recognized for excellence by ADEX is an important third-party declaration from a discerning audience of how design meets functionality in our Metroflor products,” said Russ Rogg, Metroflor president and CEO.

John Platter, CEO and executive director of ADEX, said, “The judges were very impressed with the broad commercial applications that Metroflor provides. The new Engage Genesis, and revamped Konecto brand with the wider plank size, demonstrate great promise in the marketplace.”

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Metroflor rolls out design refreshment for Konecto

KonectoProductCollage_ProjectPlank_lrNorwalk, Conn. — Metroflor Corp.’s Konecto line has been refreshed with new colorations and styles for its Konecto brand.

“Keeping our portfolio of brands contemporary on the design front is a priority for Metroflor,” said Russ Rogg, Metroflor president and CEO. “For Konecto, we’ve expanded the offering with modern, on trend colorations that have received positive feedback from distributors. We’re confident they will resonate with dealers and consumers, too.”

New colorations for Konecto’s Prestige, Project and Sierra Plank Collections include:

Konecto Prestige Plank:

  • 5 new classic colors influenced by the prevailing design direction towards gray tones:  Canvas, Maple, Clay, Taupe and Ozone
  • 6” x 48”
  • 25-year residential/10-year commercial limited warranty
  • Gauge: 4.5 mm/Wearlayer: 12 mil

Konecto Project Plank:

  • 6 new colors: sandy tones with the on-trend “Greige” effect, such as Washed Ivory, Washed Almond and Washed Plateau; Sand Pearl; and Honey Nut.
  • 6” x 36” plank size 
10-year residential/5-year light commercial limited warranty
  • Gauge: 4.5 mm/Wearlayer: 6 mil

Konecto Sierra Plank:

  • 5 new colors in deeper, sophisticated and more saturated tones: Hayden, Rockland, Nampa, Ashton and Melba.
  • 6” x 36” plank size 
25-year residential/6-year commercial limited warranty

Gauge: 4.5 mm/Wearlayer: 12 mil

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Metroflor presents performance awards at Surfaces

Russ Rogg, president and CEO of Metroflor, and Keith Kannapel, Metroflor’s Midwest sales manager (far left), presented two awards to Craig Folven (second from left), Bob Link (center) and Tom Splinter (far right) of Herregan.

LAS VEGAS – Metroflor celebrated its return to Surfaces 2013 after a nine-year hiatus and a strong 2012 by acknowledging the dedication and hard work of its partners across the entire brand portfolio. The presentation was held in the LVT leader’s new 2,000-square-foot booth.

Herregan Distributors won big with the President’s Award, given to the distributor that demonstrates the most comprehensive and unparalleled support of Metroflor, its brands and its products. In awarding the company with the first-ever Engage Distributor of the Year, Metroflor recognized Herregan for its outstanding sales achievement for the 2012 debut of Engage LVT flooring. Continue reading Metroflor presents performance awards at Surfaces

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Metroflor returns to Surfaces, updates product lines

By Steven Feldman

Volume 26/Number 17; January 7/14, 2013

Sofia Tsionis, marketing manager, and Russ Rogg, president, are excited about Legacy and Oasis, the latest introductions under the Konecto brand. Both lines feature the new Crescent Edge profile for enhanced realism.

NORWALK, CONN.—Following a nine-year absence, Metroflor is returning to Surfaces with a 2,000-square-foot booth.

“After going to Surfaces last year as an attendee and seeing so many LVT players exhibiting, my feeling was that the show floor was polluted with newcomers,” said Russ Rogg, president. “I thought it was important to re-establish our leadership position in the LVT category.” Continue reading Metroflor returns to Surfaces, updates product lines

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Luxury vinyl tile takes charge

by Louis Iannoco

As technology has allowed manufacturers to become more innovative than ever, one flooring segment that has benefited arguably as much as any is luxury vinyl tile (LVT). Its state-of-the-art designs allow suppliers to make the surface of the finished product consistently mimic the real thing. But, according to executives, this is just one of the many reasons why this segment is enjoying growth in both sales and popularity. Continue reading Luxury vinyl tile takes charge

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Industry's top selling products vary by region

Most products cross all boundaries when it comes to popularity—big screen TVs are in demand in New York as much as they are in California or Florida.

But when it comes to home decorating items like flooring, where a person lives in the U.S. plays a major role not only on the types of products bought but the particular styles used to spruce up the home. For example, houses in the Northeast are often decorated in more traditional looks while those in the Southwest incorporate more of the region’s Native American heritage in their decors. Continue reading Industry's top selling products vary by region