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Tiled Floors: A World at Your Feet

Tile of Spain USA

Have you ever stopped to take a careful look at the different floors you tread on each day? Tiled floors are taking over and they can be seen in more and more places: living rooms, bedrooms, terraces, stores, restaurants, offices, industrial premises and high-traffic public areas. Stone, VITACER. According to a “Study of Spanish Material Specifiers’ Perceptions of Tile Materials” conducted in 2021 by NielsenIQ for ASCER, when those participating in the survey were asked for their view of future

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Galleher partners with Building Homes for Heroes

Floor Covering News

Santa Fe Spring, Calif.— Galleher, the third largest flooring distributor in the U.S., is partnering with Building Homes for Heroes, a national non-profit organization that strives to build or renovate quality homes and gift the homes to severely injured veterans nationwide, mortgage free. Building Homes for Heroes recognizes the tremendous sacrifices of men and women of the U.S.

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Handmade, Hand-Glazed Ceramic Artistry At Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

At Rubble Tile, some of our most unique selections happen to be handmade ceramic tile. This month we’re thrilled to feature one of those collections – Rok Candy, by the tile mavens at AlysEdwards Tile & Stone. Inspired by Earth’s natural healers, Rok Candy is.

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What I’m Working On and Thinking About

JG Kitchens

I don’t have a new article link to share with you today as my Gold Notes featured post. I think that’s OK. This is what I’m thinking about and working on this season. You’ll see links soon enough in this space! I’m researching the metaverse’s potential for older adults like myself. What can it do […]. The post What I’m Working On and Thinking About comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC, Wellness Design Consultant and Author.

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Applying Machine Learning to Eliminate Potholes

The A to Z of Building

Researchers have created an “intelligent compaction” technology that can evaluate the quality of road base compaction in real time and is integrated into a road roller. Roads can become.

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Multi-purpose adhesives cover all the bases

Floor Covering News

Gathering the necessary materials for an important flooring project can sometimes be a daunting task for installers. To that end, it makes sense to consolidate wherever and whenever possible to save both time and money—providing specifications or performance are not compromised. That principle holds especially true with multi-purpose adhesives. These products are designed to provide a host of solutions —and are designed for more than one flooring type—all from the same bucket. .

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When To Resurface Concrete? The Definitive Guide

Onfloor Technology

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Emser wins 2022 Architizer A+ Award

Floor Covering News

Los Angeles—Emser Tile has been honored with a 2022 Architizer A+Award. Emser’s Newtro collection was named Jury Winner in the wall and wall coverings category. Honoring the world’s best in architecture and spaces, the 11th annual Architizer A+Awards aims to celebrate the most stunning products and services worldwide, in a variety of categories. “Emser is proud to have been honored with such a prestigious award,” said Mara Villanueva-Heras, vice president of marketing.

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Novalis joins Vinyl Sustainability Council

Floor Covering News

Washington D.C.—The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC) , a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, welcomed Novalis as the newest member of the council. VSC membership is reserved for organizations taking a leadership role to advance sustainability throughout the vinyl industry, according to the company. “Novalis is continually innovating to provide customers with the highest-quality products in luxury vinyl flooring and a key focus area is on the produ

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Five ways to effectively utilize marketing collaborations

Floor Covering News

Marketing collaborations are one of the most effective ways to boost your marketing activities. Here are five ways to do it. (This article was originally published by Entrepreneur.com and was edited for content and style.). Marketing collaborations are one of the most effective ways to boost your marketing activities. Most companies and startups know this and invest significant resources into collaboration activities.

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Cali names Jay Flynn to executive leadership team

Floor Covering News

Jay Flynn. San Diego, Calif.—Cali is bolstering its executive leadership team with the addition of Jay Flynn, formerly of DCS Partnership Group (DCSPG) and Broadlume. “We’re thrilled to have Jay on the Cali team,” said Doug Jackson, Cali president. “I’ve known him as an industry colleague for the past 25 years and have always admired his instincts, work ethic and ability to make big things happen.

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Shaw receives 2022 St. Jude Organizational Support Award

Floor Covering News

Dalton—Shaw Industries has been awarded the 2022 St. Jude Organizational Support Award, which recognizes a partner who has found innovative ways to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through employee participation and an array of fundraising programs. “ Over the past decade , we have seen an incredible partnership develop between our two organizations that has impacted me personally and so many others on our team,” said Scott Sandlin, executive vice preside

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Cali opens new distribution center

Floor Covering News

Cali held a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new distribution center on Thursday Nov. 3. Summerville, S.C.—Cali has officially opened its first custom-built distribution center here. The new center is the first of four being planned by the omni-channel flooring and decking company, and launched with a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday Nov. 3, 2022.

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7 top training tips from leaders who’ve done it

Floor Covering News

(This article was originally published on Hubspot.com and has been edited for content and style.). Exemplary sales managers don’t just pop up out of nowhere. And very few—if any—reps can assume a management role and thrive based strictly on intuition. No, it takes thorough, thoughtful training to get there and that process is rarely self-explanatory.

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‘Tom’s Tips:’ Be the pro they desire

Floor Covering News

Dalton—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) released a new Tom’s Tips. In the series, Tom Jennings, retail training expert, presents short video tips for improving customer service and optimizing staff performance. In the end, it’s all about understanding the importance of being 1% better than your competition. In this week’s Tom’s Tips, Jennings shares an old adage about dressing for success.

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Mohawk Momentum Roadshow 2023 registration now open

Floor Covering News

The Mohawk Momentum Roadshow 2023 will kick off in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 10. Washington, D.C.—Mohawk has opened registration for its third annual Mohawk Momentum Roadshow. Themed “The Floor is Yours,” the appointment-only traveling show will kick off here Jan. 10, 2023, and aims to provide retailers across the country with the solutions they need for the year ahead.

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Private-label programs prosper

Floor Covering News

Galleher has three proprietary private-label brands, including GemCore (seen here), Monarch Plank and Reward Flooring. S ome say Millennials rang in the true era of private label with their nuanced desire to shirk the brand names of yesteryear and don little to less-known brands as long as the price, quality and social responsibility was right. Whatever the reason, private-label brands across industries are experiencing vast growth of late—Costco’s Kirkland brand, for example, experienced a stag

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Karndean products now available on Bimstore

Floor Covering News

Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring BIM objects are now hosted on Bimstore—a free online tool that provides specifiers with high-quality manufacturer BIM content ready for specification. The BIM objects are also available through a digital library on the Karndean Designflooring Commercial website. According to the company, Bimstore is completely free to use and includes viewing and downloading and provides files built to the highest quality and detail.

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WOFB expands education, training initiative

Floor Covering News

In 2019 w hen Michelle Winters, Lisbeth Calandrino and Rachel Berlin founded the Women of the Flooring Business (WOFB) group , the idea was to create a platform for women in flooring to share best practices. Several years into the initiative, the group has achieved that primary objective and so much more. Most recently, the group has expanded its membership and course offerings.

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New Partnership to Manufacture Concrete that Captures Carbon Emissions

The A to Z of Building

Across the globe, concrete is known to be the most extensively manufactured material. It is also one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions, making up a minimum of 8% of global.

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Procore Announces Winners of 2022 Groundbreaker Awards

The A to Z of Building

Procore Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of construction management software, today announced the winners of the 2022 Groundbreaker Awards at Procore’s annual industry event in New.

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Royal Thai launches Pastiche collection

Floor Covering News

Selections from the Royal Thai Pastiche collection. Calhoun, Ga.—Luxury carpet manufacturer, Royal Thai, launched its new Pastiche collection influenced by the company’s brand architecture hand in hand with a bold, new brand color palette. Using wool as the medium and flooring as the framework, the company said this new carpet collection is a combination of perspectives pooled together by its diverse team of creatives.

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Mercier appoints Craig Brown new territory manager

Floor Covering News

Montmagny, Quebec?Mercier Wood Flooring has named Craig Brown its new territory manager for the Southern U.S. region. In this capacity, he will be responsible for Belknap-Haines South. “Craig brings years of experience in the floor covering industry where he has occupied key positions in distribution sales and sales management,” said Wade Bondrowski, director of sales, U.S.

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Debra Lechner named Ecore CMO

Floor Covering News

Debra Lechner. Lancaster, Pa.—Ecore International, a company that designs and manufactures high-performance flooring that actively supports people in motion by up-cycling reclaimed materials in pursuit of a planet free of rubber waste, hired Debra Lechner as its chief marketing officer. In her new role, Lechner will be responsible for overseeing the planning and execution of Ecore’s marketing and advertising initiatives to align with the company’s mission and strategic business goals.

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Basic Coatings launches MainStreet floor finish

Floor Covering News

Bowling Green, Ohio—Basic Coatings, a wood floor coatings, maintenance products and floor care equipment manufacturer, launched MainStreet, its newest water-based wood floor finish. According to the company, MainStreet is designed with super self-leveling technology, which contributes to better leveling and flow. Improved application characteristics provide a more uniform film thickness and overall appearance for job site finished hardwood installations. “MainStreet is an exciting new addi

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Shaw’s Baucom and Bell recognized among most influential leaders in Georgia

Floor Covering News

Dalton—Shaw Industries president and CEO, Tim Baucom , and Vance Bell , former CEO and current chairman of the board, were featured in the inaugural “ Georgia 500 ” published by Georgia Trend magazine. The “Georgia 500” is a comprehensive list of influential local leaders across Georgia who are driving the state’s successful economy year after year.

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Mercier appoints new territory manager

Floor Covering News

Montmagny, Quebec?Mercier Wood Flooring has named Craig Brown its new territory manager for the Southern U.S. region. In this capacity, he will be responsible for Belknap-Haines South. “Craig brings years of experience in the floor covering industry where he has occupied key positions in distribution sales and sales management,” said Wade Bondrowski, director of sales, U.S.

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