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Randy Smith with Heritage Carpet and Tile Discusses the DCS - Bridgeway Meeting

Randy Smith with Heritage Carpet and Tile Discusses the DCS - Bridgeway Meeting

November 28, 2018—Randy Smith, CEO with Heritage Carpet and Tile, and Kemp Harr discuss the recent Bridgeway Interactive—DCS meeting in Napa Valley. Listen to the interview to hear Randy, who runs a successful builder contractor business in southern Florida, discuss how he uses Bridgeway's digital tools to help his builders service their home buyer consumers with interior finish selections.

Armondo Cafiero Discusses the Italian Tile Association's Voluntary GPP Initiative

Armondo Cafiero Discusses the Italian Tile Association's Voluntary GPP Initiative

November 26, 2018—Armondo Cafiero, managing director for the Ceramics of Italy trade association, and Kemp Harr discuss the balance of trade for tile and the group's Good Phytosanitary Practices (GPP) initiative which as drastically reduced the number of shipping containers stopped by U.S. Customs at the border over concerns of seed or insect issues. Listen to the interview for more details.

Pete Sigmon and Ethan Bourdeau Discuss Shaw's Sound Advisor

Pete Sigmon and Ethan Bourdeau Discuss Shaw's Sound Advisor

November 21, 2018—Pete Sigmon and Ethan Bourdeau, with Shaw Industries and the Well Building Institute, respectively, and Kemp Harr discuss Shaw's sound advisor tool that specifiers and end users can use to hear how different flooring materials affect the transfer of sound from one floor to another in a building. Listen to the interview for more details.

Bob Baldocchi Discusses Emser's 50 Year History

Bob Baldocchi Discusses Emser's 50 Year History

November 20, 2018—Bob Baldocchi, Chief Marketing Officer at Emser, and Kemp Harr discuss Emser's 50-year history and their business strategy in the tile, stone and countertop business. Listen to the interview for more details.

Lisa Conway Discusses Interface's MaterialsCAN network

Lisa Conway Discusses Interface's MaterialsCAN network

November 16, 2018—Lisa Conway, VP of Sustainability for Interface, and Kemp Harr discuss the new MaterialsCAN network of six companies that are working together to reduce global warning. Listen to the interview for more information about this Carbon Action Network and the six companies.

Ralph Grogan Discusses the Progress He's Made at Parterre in the Past Year

Ralph Grogan Discusses the Progress He's Made at Parterre in the Past Year

November 15, 2018—Ralph Grogan, President of Parterre Flooring, and Kemp Harr discuss the new products, sales structure, and market focus decisions Ralph has made in the first year since joining the company. Listen to the interview for more details and also hear how he is dealing with the Chinese tariff issue.

Robert Stuckey Discusses Shaw Hospitality's Growth and Focus for 2018

Robert Stuckey Discusses Shaw Hospitality's Growth and Focus for 2018

November 13, 2018—Robert Stuckey, Global Director of Hospitality for Shaw Hospitality, and Kemp Harr discuss the market dynamics, product trends and challenges within the hospitality sector. Listen to the interview to hear more about the sector and Shaw's new products, including a new focus on hardwood and area rugs.