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.

Hughes on Recovery and the Threat of Carpet Imports

Hughes on Recovery and the Threat of Carpet Imports

May 7, 2003—Keith Hughes, VP, Equity Research, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey discusses the carpet industry after price increases, recovery in the residential and commercial markets, the threat of Asian carpet imports in the long and short term and the likelihood of U.S. producers establishing facilities abroad.

BP’s General Manager, John Dowdell

BP’s General Manager, John Dowdell

May 6, 2003—John Dowdell, General Manager Carpet Backing, Amoco Fabrics and Fibers unit of BP discusses the anticipated growth rate in the carpet industry in both the long and short. Anticipated reaction to price increases in the industry. Changes that have occurred with the carpet backing sector and the company’s new products.

Retailer Myers Does High-End in Dalton

Retailer Myers Does High-End in Dalton

May 5, 2003—Rick Myers, President, Myers Carpet, a unique high-end floor covering retailer with locations in Dalton, GA, Atlanta and Nashville, discusses the recently remodeled and revamped Dalton location, which is located on that city’s “carpet row”.

The Dixie Group’s 1st Quarter Conference Call

The Dixie Group’s 1st Quarter Conference Call

May 1, 2003—Excerpts from The Dixie Group’s 1st Quarter conference call featuring opening remarks by Chairman & CEO Dan Frierson, and the question and answer session featuring answers from Frierson and CFO Gary Harmon.

FloorTek 2003 Report with Braun & Dixon

FloorTek 2003 Report with Braun & Dixon

May 1, 2003—From the opening day of FloorTek 2003, guests Werner Braun, President Carpet & Rug Institute discusses new research into the cleanability and the ability to sanitize carpet and Tim Dixon, Chadwick & Associates discusses the newest technology in manufacturing and product handling.