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Starnet celebrates 20 years with record turnout

by Matthew Spieler

Fajardo, Puerto Rico—Twenty years ago, changes were taking place that still reverberate today: In politics, Bill Clinton and the Democrats were taking office; in entertainment, Jay Leno replaced Johnny Carson on “The Tonight Show,” and in flooring, 12 flooring contractors got together to form what is today the Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Cooperative. Continue reading Starnet celebrates 20 years with record turnout

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Ga. Dept. of Agriculture partners with the Mohawk Group

MARIETTA, GA.—The Mohawk Group’s carpet is gaining the attention of Georgia’s leaders in sustainability and agriculture. SmartStrand Contract is now the featured carpet incorporated into the design of the Georgia Department of Agriculture building in Atlanta. The partnership comes at the same time the Department of Agriculture is revamping its Georgia Grown campaign, which helps retailers promote locally grown produce and locally manufactured goods to consumers. Continue reading Ga. Dept. of Agriculture partners with the Mohawk Group

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Mohawk's bio-based fiber system wins Best of NeoCon 2011

Chicago—Mohawk was honored with a Best of NeoCon Gold Award in the Fiber Category for its next-generation fiber system SmartStrand Contract. Made with DuPont Sorona polymer, the branded name for triexta fiber, SmartStrand Contract contains 37% renewably sourced ingredients and is a game changer for the commercial carpeting industry. Continue reading Mohawk's bio-based fiber system wins Best of NeoCon 2011