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Tandus Centiva applies advanced treatment to soft surface products

Solon, Ohio—All soft surface products manufactured by Tarkett’s brand Tandus Centiva will now receive advanced defense with Eco-Ensure soil treatment. Eco-Ensure is a highly specialized, fluorine-free soil protection technology that protects commercial carpeting from stains while improving indoor air quality.

As part of Tarkett’s commitment to a sustainable future for all, Eco-Ensure is manufactured using all-natural elements, such as carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, sodium, sulfur and nitrogen. Eco-Ensure is third-party assessed by EPEA, an independent environmental institute based in Hamburg, Germany. This assessment ensures Tandus Centiva’s Cradle to Cradle certified soft surface products maintain up to a Gold level certification for material health when treated with Eco-Ensure.

“Through our commitment to ‘Doing Good—Together,’ we focus on designing for life, meaning we consider our impact on people and the planet,” said Diane Martel, vice president, environmental planning and strategy, Tarkett North America. “With Eco-Ensure, we have a treatment for our soft surface products that both enhances the life of the floor covering and eliminates potential health hazards found in other types of soil treatments. It’s a non-volatile, fluorine-free treatment, which contributes to better indoor air quality for those who walk on the floor daily. Modern building envelopes are so air tight, we must do everything possible to help keep the circulating air clear.”

Eco-Ensure is applied through a heat and force process for complete coverage of all individual fiber surfaces. The advanced treatment lowers the surface tension of the fibers, which helps repel soil and other contaminates. All Tandus Centiva soft surface products manufactured in North America are treated with Eco-Ensure, including Powerbond, modular carpet tiles, woven carpets, and ColorPoint tufted products.

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Tandus expands portfolio via Tandus purchase

Hicksville, N.Y.—Tarkett has acquired Tandus Flooring. The move allows Tarkett to expand into the commercial carpet business in North America and Asia Pacific, and enhances each company’s ability to provide their customers a broader range of products and services. The transaction closed Sept. 28.

“This acquisition is aligned with our mission to enhance our customers’ return on investment and quality of life, now offering complementary solutions in both hard and soft surfaces,” said Michel Giannuzzi, Tarkett Group CEO. “Thanks to this strategic move, we will reinforce our position as a global leading flooring provider, extending our activities in the commercial carpet market in North America while further developing our footprint in the fast growing Asian markets. Leveraging the combined strength of Tandus and Tarkett, we will continue to grow faster than the market.” Continue reading Tandus expands portfolio via Tandus purchase

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Tandus launches campaign highlighting its resilient flooring

Dalton — Customers of Tandus Flooring’s Powerbond believe so much in a hybrid resilient sheet flooring, the company is launching a two pronged campaign to showcase the product’s unique attributes. The campaign rewards “Believers” of Powerbond with a chance to win $1000 a month through an online submission form, and for those who are not yet Believers, the campaign offers a chance to qualify for a free classroom mock up.

The I’m a Believer” campaign launched with Gaelynn Pippin, President of Edge Design in Chicago, the first of four featured “Believers.”  Pippin’s message was promoted using print, email and web communication and it is clear..she’s a believer! Following Pippin, Tandus Flooring will feature other “Believers” that represent architecture, facility management and school administration. Continue reading Tandus launches campaign highlighting its resilient flooring

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Tandus' Change collection offers new size in modular

Dalton—Tandus Flooring’s Sero design technology revolutionized the way modular carpet is designed by thinking beyond the square. The Sero process begins with the Powerbond platform then transforms the design into modular. Now with the availability of an 18”x36” modular carpet, design is truly more than just a square. Continue reading Tandus' Change collection offers new size in modular