Flooring Interviews

A news and interviews program, our news coverage focuses on the players and events from all segments of the industry including; suppliers, manufacturers distributors and members of the retail community.

David Duncan and Elizabeth Bonner Discuss Durkan's Message at BDNY

David Duncan and Elizabeth Bonner Discuss Durkan's Message at BDNY

November 20, 2017—David Duncan and Elizabeth Bonner, SVP of Sales and Director of Hospitality Design, respectively, for Mohawk's Durkan brand, and Kemp Harr discuss Durkan's focus on the hospitality market, and the products that were being featured at this year's BDNY show last week in New York City.

John Crews Discusses Shaw Hospitality's New Canvas Carpet

John Crews Discusses Shaw Hospitality's New Canvas Carpet

November 17, 2017—John Crews, design manager with Shaw's Lifestyle Studio, and Kemp Harr discuss Shaw's new Canvas printed carpet technology, the firm's new Lifestyle approach to commercial design and other news items from this week's BDNY show in New York city. Listen to the interview for more details.

Paul Cleary Discusses the BDNY Show and Lexmark Hospitality's Message

Paul Cleary Discusses the BDNY Show and Lexmark Hospitality's Message

November 16, 2017—Paul Cleary, CEO of Lexmark Hospitality, and Kemp Harr discuss highlights from the Boutique Design New York (BDNY), hospitality show as well as Lexmark's offering to this business. Listen to the interview to hear more about the show and about Lexmark Hospitality.

Noah Chitty Discusses the ANSI Standards for Gauged Porcelain Tile

Noah Chitty Discusses the ANSI Standards for Gauged Porcelain Tile

November 9, 2017—Noah Chitty, director of technical services for Crossville, and Kemp Harr discuss the benefit of having ANSI product and installation standards for Gauged Porcelain Tile. Listen to the interview for summary details of the ANSI A137.3 product standard and A108.19 installation standard. Noah also explains the shift in name from thin tile to gauged tile.

Danielle Hunsicker Discusses Daltile's Message at the Annual TSP Meeting

Danielle Hunsicker Discusses Daltile's Message at the Annual TSP Meeting

November 8, 2017—Danielle Hunsicker, general manager of Daltile's commercial tile business, and Kemp Harr discuss Daltile's message at the annual Total Solutions Plus meeting in Washington, D.C. Listen to the interview to hear Danielle talk about Daltile's launch of gauged porcelain tile, how they make it and position it in the marketplace.

Bart Bettiga Discusses the Total Solutions Plus Tile Meeting in Washington

Bart Bettiga Discusses the Total Solutions Plus Tile Meeting in Washington

November 7, 2017—Bart Bettiga, executive director with the National Tile Contractor's Association, and Kemp Harr discuss the highlights of this weeks' Total Solutions Plus meeting held in Washington, D.C. Listen to the interview to hear how the tile industry has successfully built an annual conference hosted by the manufacturers, distributors and installers and how the meeting works. Also hear more about their Why Tile initiative and ANSI standards.