Editor Darius Helm analyzes responses from leading A&D firms, covering flooring trends, business challenges, commercial segment developments, sustainability progress, favorite manufacturers in carpet and hard surface flooring, and much more.
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Editor Jessica Chevalier reports on everything that goes into following trends and designing hardwood flooring products, with insights from leading firms like Mannington, Armstrong, Mohawk, Somerset, Mirage, Shaw, Kährs and DuChateau.
Editor Jessica Chevalier presents the results of a survey of the processes and reflections of six consumers who made flooring purchases in the last six months, including consumer details, shopping process, determining factors and consumer reflections.
Contributing editor Ruth Simon McRae evaluates healthcare design trends through four hospital case studies and discusses flooring options, from carpet tile to resilient flooring, from firms like Mannington, Tarkett, Stonhard, Ecore, Nora and Forbo.
Editor Darius Helm offers a preview of the machinery show, including offerings from Card-Monroe, Groz-Beckert, Oerlikon Neumag, Propex, Saurer Volkmann, Eltex U.S., Gilbos, Modra Technology, Poer-Heat-Set of America, Tuftco, Van De Wiele and Tinci.
Publisher Kemp Harr weighs in on future economic growth and also discusses FEI's recent group meeting and insights from Greg Waleke, CEO of Redi Carpet, who received FEI's Vision and Dedication award at the event.
Kristin Ledet, principal and director of interiors for FKP Architects, discusses her firm's recent design of the new six-story tower, which features carpet tile by Interface and Shaw, vinyl flooring by Mannington and Karndean, and Nora sheet rubber.
Editor Jessica Chevalier profiles Carpet Exchange, a retailer with 18 Colorado stores and one in Wyoming. Co-founder Bruce Odette started as an installer in the 1980s, quickly turned to sales and then management, before buying over a dozen locations.
Contributing editor Sam Allman discusses customer loyalty and commitment, and the development of that trust, and also delves into the various ways trust and loyalty can fall short.
Contributing editor Dave Stafford offers extensive insights drawn from personal anecdotes about the various ways contractors can lose a project, the best ways to respond, including filing a protest, and how to come out on top.