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Sam Ruble Discusses His New Role at Foss Floors

Sam Ruble Discusses His New Role at Foss Floors

November 2, 2018—Sam Ruble, VP of sales for Foss Floors, and Kemp Harr discuss Sam's new role at Foss and the three primary markets that Foss Focuses on. Listen to the interview for more details.

Bart Bettiga Discusses the Total Solutions Plus Meeting and the NTCA

Bart Bettiga Discusses the Total Solutions Plus Meeting and the NTCA

October 31, 2018—Bart Betttiga, Executive Director with the National Tile Contractors Association, and Kemp Harr, discuss the highlights of the Total Solutions Plus meeting held this week in Dallas. Listen to the interview to hear more about the meeting and also get an update on the NTCA.

Anna Webb Discusses Interface's Base Camp HQ in Midtown Atlanta

Anna Webb Discusses Interface's Base Camp HQ in Midtown Atlanta

October 29, 2018—Anna Webb, VP of marketing with Interface, and Kemp Harr discuss Interface's new Base Camp headquarters in mid-town Atlanta. Listen to the interview to hear more about Interface's new out-of-the-box collaborative work space designed by Perkins+Will.

Michael Martin Discusses the NWFA's Definition of Real Wood and the Impact of Chinese Tariffs

Michael Martin Discusses the NWFA's Definition of Real Wood and the Impact of Chinese Tariffs

October 26, 2018—Michael Martin, CEO with the National Wood Flooring Association, and Kemp Harr discuss the NWFA's progress in defining "real wood" and the trade association's plan to tell the consumer more about the benefits of real hardwood floors. Listen to the interview for more on these two big decisions as well as hear Michael talk about how the Chinese tariffs will impact the hardwood flooring business.

Ralph Boe Discusses the Polyol Solution for Post Consumer PET Carpet Fiber

Ralph Boe Discusses the Polyol Solution for Post Consumer PET Carpet Fiber

October 25, 2018—Ralph Boe, President of Arropol, and Kemp Harr discuss his breakthrough development of a polyester polyol that could resolve the recycling issue for post consumer PET carpet. Ralph, along with biochemical engineer, Anna Valadez, have created a product that can be used to manufacture turf backing, foam insulation, hard surface underlayment and synthetic plywood. Once scaled up, the solution could consume 28 million pounds of post consumer PET carpet. Listen to the interview for more details.

Jeanne Matson Discusses Business Conditions Within the Starnet Membership

Jeanne Matson Discusses Business Conditions Within the Starnet Membership

October 22, 2018—Jeanne Matson, President and CEO of Starnet, and Kemp Harr discuss the growth within this group of commercial flooring contractors and the highlights of the weekend's fall meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Listen to the interview for more details both on the meeting and the diversification of the services offered by the membership.