Las Vegas—As illustrated in Part I of this feature (FCNews, Feb. 4/11), wood manufacturers are using technology to help the category recover from the housing collapse. This technology is allowing new ways of presenting classic species by merchandising exotic looks without the matching price tag. Following is more of what attendees witnessed last month on the Surfaces show floor. Continue reading Wood: Technology helps drive category to recovery
Las Vegas—Six companies brought home the hardware in the second annual Best of Surfaces competition co-sponsored by Floor Covering News and Hanley Wood, proprietors of Surfaces. The awards have quickly become the benchmark for product excellence and booth design at the industry’s premier trade show.
The winners were:
•Innovation: Emser Tile’s Flash Brite Linear Mosaic
•Style & Design: Mannington’s Adura
•Sustainability: Mohawk’s SmartStrand Silk
•Technology: QFloors’ Instant Stock Check
•Best Booth Design Over 1,200 square feet: Quick•Step