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Tuftex brands earning top spots on carpet charts

tuftex-logoVolume 26/number 28 June 10/17, 2013

By Ken Ryan

John Lewis is in a very enviable position these days as the Tuftex-Shaw sales rep for Venecia and Palladia, the hugely successful collections crafted from Stainmaster TruSoft nylon.

“I tell my wife when I get home at night, ‘This is our house-payment maker,’” said Lewis, who represents RC Willey in Salt Lake City.

Other flooring professionals have voiced similar laudatory remarks about Venecia and Palladia, which Tuftex-Shaw introduced about eight months ago along with four other collections.  Continue reading Tuftex brands earning top spots on carpet charts

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Carpet One Floor & Home pays tribute to late Hale

Kennesaw, Ga.  – Back in March, 2012, Invista director of major accounts, Mack H. Hale, passed away unexpectedly after spending 40 years in the floor covering industry, where his contagious enthusiasm and optimism for work and life created strong and enduring relationships.

Keeping Hale’s legacy alive is long-time customer Carpet One Floor & Home. Earlier this month at the Carpet One Floor & Home winter convention, the team from Carpet One offered a new carpet style to its members. Called “Hale’s Cabin,” the style was made in honor of the late Hale. It’s a Dixie Home product made with Stainmaster TruSoft fiber, the softest Stainmaster carpet fiber yet. Continue reading Carpet One Floor & Home pays tribute to late Hale