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Mirage: 30 years of success, value, quality, hard work and still going strong

Passion and commitment to excellence burnishes a legacy

Oct. 21/28, 2013; Volume 27/number 13

By Ken Ryan

Screen Shot 2013-10-25 at 5.48.48 PMSix months after founding Boa-Franc, Pierre Thabet watched helplessly as flames tore apart his establishment. “It was Saturday, March 3 [1984], and it was 25 degrees below zero outside,” he said. “I was on the site at the time and tried to save as much as possible…but then the roof collapsed. It was 9:45 p.m. that night when I realized nothing was left but ashes.” Continue reading Mirage: 30 years of success, value, quality, hard work and still going strong

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HomerWood welcomes Belknap White as a distributor partner

Warm and inviting hardwood is captured in smoked hickory from HomerWood Premium Hardwood. The charred, smoky appearance evokes a sense of depth and mystery using a technique achieved by gently flaming the wood prior to staining and finishing, for a floor that is equally appropriate in either a residential or commercial setting.

Titusville, Pa.  – HomerWood announced on Feb. 12  the addition of The Belknap White Group, a 35-year old flooring distributor operating in New England and upstate New York, as a distributor of its solid and engineered hardwood floors, effective immediately.

According to HomerWood general manager Paul Walker, the relationship with Belknap White will have a positive impact on retailers and on the business. “This is a strategic decision that makes sense for both parties – HomerWood and The Belknap White Group.  With HomerWood, Belknap can strengthen the operations of both businesses for the benefit of the customers they serve in the Northeast.  Like HomerWood, Belknap is committed to being a preferred partner by ensuring that every interaction is a positive experience.” Continue reading HomerWood welcomes Belknap White as a distributor partner