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MP Global's QuietWalk receives two new patents

Norfolk, Neb. – MP Global Products announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued Patent No. US 8,341,910 B2 and Patent No. 8,341,911 B2 to Alan B. Collison and Chad A. Collison, president and vice president, respectively, of MP Global Products. The patents protect MP Global’s QuietWalk underlayment for laminate floors that improves acoustic and thermal insulation properties and provides crack resistance. Continue reading MP Global's QuietWalk receives two new patents

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ProSource CFI training does it again

Kansas City, Mo. — ProSource of Elk Grove Village, IL hosted a CFI laminate and wood training and a carpet training workshop recently. “The CFI events are always well attended. They add to our flooring installer recommendation base to service clientele who expect professional flooring installation. CFI training and certification give us a method whereby we know the qualifications of those who represent ProSource. Installers attended from Illinois, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Florida, as well as neighboring communities,” said Jeff Bernstein, Regional Sales Manager for ProSource. Continue reading ProSource CFI training does it again

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MP Global highlights VersaWalk at Surfaces

MP Global Products, the manufacturer of the popular QuietWalk underlayment for floating wood and laminate floors and other eco-friendly fiber underlayments, recently introduced VersaWalk, a multi-use sound reduction impact isolation and insulation system designed specifically for nail-down or glue-down wood flooring, luxury vinyl tile, floating engineered wood, and laminate flooring. It’s green, high performing, and versatile – float it, nail it, or glue it. Continue reading MP Global highlights VersaWalk at Surfaces

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NALFA names 5th annual LAMMY award winners

LAS VEGAS—Laminate manufacturers, distributors, retailers and suppliers gathered at the Mandalay Bay during Surfaces here to not only get an update on the state of the category but to find out the winners of the 5th annual LAMMY Awards.

Presented by the North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA), the awards are “a great way to formally recognize companies and individuals for their efforts within the industry and encourage others to do the same,” explained Bill Dearing, president. Continue reading NALFA names 5th annual LAMMY award winners