Editors Darius Helm and Calista Sprague analyze and report on environmental progress in the flooring industry, featuring highlights from 25 leading flooring firms, including Interface, Shaw, Mohawk, Universal Fibers, Tarkett, Aquafil, Forbo and more.
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Editor Darius Helm discusses the stabilizing mechanisms purt in place to help sustain the recycling network, breaking down all the numbers, and reports on new technologies along with highlights from leading recycling operations.
Editor Calista Sprague reports on the state of the laminate category, including developments in visuals and textures, and offers highlights from Armstrong, Beauflor, Clarion, Home Legend, Mannington, Mohawk, Shaw and Swiss Krono Group.
Editor Jessica Chevalier takes a look at ceramic tile paths to market and growth in the category, along with U.S. production investments, changes in distribution, installation challenges, trends and market activity.
Publisher Kemp Harr comments on U.S. productivity and overtime compensation, and reports on CCA Global's convention, Floors & More's inaugural meeting and the Dallas installation summit, hosted by the WFCA and Informa.
Publisher Kemp Harr interviews Paul Hawken, environmentalist and author, on what drew him to sustainability, the state of the environment, barriers to progress, dematerialization, where flooring firms should focus their efforts and much more.
Viveca Bissonnette, design principal at Hollander, writes about her firm's design of BKM OfficeWorks' San Diego headquarters, and how flooring from Interface, Porcelanosa and Shaw helped achieve a flexible workplace design.
Editor Jessica Chevalier profile Floor by Beckers, a Minnesota based commercial and residential flooring business run by cousins John and William C. Becker. The firm, which is 57 years old, has a team of more than 50 full-time union installers.
Contributing editor Lew Migliore writes about LVT installation, its reaction to environmental conditions, solvents and surfactants, slip resistance, dimensional stability, wearlayer performance and much more.
Editor Darius Helm analyzes the results of this year's retailer survey, covering sales and earnings, product trends, top problems, the Internet, diversification, and favorite manufacturers in rugs, carpet, ceramic, laminate, resilient and hardwood.