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.

Piet Dossche Discusses CoreTec's Product Introductions and Future Plans at Surfaces 2018

Piet Dossche Discusses CoreTec's Product Introductions and Future Plans at Surfaces 2018

February 1, 2018—Piet Dossche, President of US Floors and EVP of Shaw's hard surface business, and Kemp Harr discuss the new CoreTec product introductions for 2018. Watch the video to see the firm's composite core tile collection, their new natural wood veneer products and hear more about the firm's growth, their U.S. production as well as their plans to build more consumer awareness for the CoreTec Brand.

Roby Isaac Discusses the Grand Opening of Mannington's Atlanta Design Center

Roby Isaac Discusses the Grand Opening of Mannington's Atlanta Design Center

January 26, 2018—Roby Isaac, VP of Design for Mannington Commercial, and Kemp Harr discuss last night's grand opening of Mannington's design center in Atlanta. Listen to the interview to hear more about the space, that was built 100 years ago as a Stockyard Warehouse, how Mannington plans to use it and a little preview of NeoCon.

John Rietveldt Discusses I4F's Shift in Intectual Property Focus

John Rietveldt Discusses I4F's Shift in Intectual Property Focus

January 24, 2018—John Rietveldt, CEO with I4F, and Kemp Harr discuss the firm's new partners and its shift beyond locking systems into more encompassing material construction areas. Listen to this interview, recorded at Domotex 2018 in Germany, for more information.

Cathy Buchanan Discusses Her Retail Store and the Carpet One Meeting

Cathy Buchanan Discusses Her Retail Store and the Carpet One Meeting

January 23, 2018—Cathy Buchanan, Owner of Independent Carpet One in Westland, Michigan, and Kemp Harr discuss her retail business over the last year, the importance of a top notch showroom presentation and her take on last week's Carpet One meeting. Listen to the interview for more details.

Amie Gilmore Discusses the Attendance Outlook for Surfaces Next Week in Las Vegas

Amie Gilmore Discusses the Attendance Outlook for Surfaces Next Week in Las Vegas

January 22, 2018—Amie Gilmore, Show director for Surfaces, and Kemp Harr discuss Informa's outlook for attendance at next week's Surfaces Expo in Las Vegas. Listen to the interview to hear more details about this annual Las Vegas trade show focused on residential and mainstreet flooring. The show floor opens next Tuesday at 9:00 am.

Andreas Gruchow Discusses the Strategy Behind the New Domotex USA Expo in Atlanta

Andreas Gruchow Discusses the Strategy Behind the New Domotex USA Expo in Atlanta

January 17, 2018—Andreas Gruchow, the CEO of Domotex worldwide, and Kemp Harr discuss the growth and success of Domotex Germany and the strategy behind Domotex's decision to open a new show in the U.S. in Atlanta in 2019. Listen to the interview to hear more information about both shows as well as why Domotex has grown to become so big on a global basis.