NAFCD Names 2021 Board of Directors

Chicago, IL, January 8, 2021—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) is pleased to announce the organization's Board of Directors for 2021.
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People Power: Our changing world demands resilience - May 2020

Contributing editor Sam Allman talks about the power of resilience in times of uncertainty, and how building that trait can lead to a more fulfilling life. He offers some suggestions for ways in which...
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People Power: The measure of great leadership - March 2020

Contributing editor Sam Allman explains the unique and positive qualities that successful leaders display in the work environment, starting with being a good human, and how that type of leadership men...
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Domotex Germany 2020: Where the flooring world meets to see the latest innovation and styling - Feb. 2020

Publisher Kemp Harr travels across the globe for this year’s Domotex Germany show in Hannover, Germany, and shares details on the trends, innovations, products and educational panels that made the 32n...
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NAFCD Members Discuss Affects of COVID

Chicago, IL, June 30, 2020-Last month, the North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) hosted a virtual town hall open to all NAFCD members to address the needs and challenges fa...
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NAFCD Names 2020 Board of Directors

Chicago, IL, January 9, 2020—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) is pleased to announce the organization's board of directors for 2020.
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NAFCD Announces Leadership for 2019

Chicago, IL, January 10, 2019-The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors has announced its 2019 board of directors.
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NAFCD Announces 2018 Board of Directors

Chicago, IL, February 13, 2018—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) is pleased to announce the organization’s board of directors for 2018.
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The power of humility: People Power - Apr 2017

Contributing editor Sam Allman talks about the role of humility in a strong leader, and notes the qualities of people with humility, such as a desire to continuously learn, open-mindedness, and fearle...
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EarthWerks Holds Distributor Meeting in Houston

Houston, TX, September 8, 2017—The EarthWerks distributor network came to Houston to learn of the brand’s latest flooring innovations.
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Leaders speak up, step forward and stand out: People Power - Feb 2017

Contributing editor Sam Allman discusses the qualities needed to be an effective leader, touches on this issue's young emerging leaders in the industry and waxes poetic about those thoughout history w...
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DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR Delegates Tour 5 Shanghai Factories

Shanghai, CH, April 10, 2017—This year, ten flooring executives toured five factories in or near Shanghai, China as part of the DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR delegation.
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U.S. Distributor Delegation Touring Asian Suppliers Pre-Domotex

Shanghai, CH, February 14, 2017—Prior to Domotex asia/Chinafloor 2017, a second delegation of North American distributors will meet with suppliers from China and Asia for a week-long event that ...
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Earthwerks Expands Deal With Abraham Linc

Dallas, TX, Sept. 17, 2012 -- Earthwerks has signed distributor Abraham Linc to service the Maryland and Delaware area.
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Formica Names Abraham Linc as Distributor

Barnwell, SC, July 16, 2007--Formica Flooring has added Abraham Linc to its distribution network.
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Marketing Minute: What will work for you in 2021? - Jan 2021

Contributing editor Paul Friederichsen talks about ways in which floorcovering businesses can kick off 2021 by establishing a creative media strategy and making their store brands more relevant to cus...
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Facility Manager Update: Manufacturers weigh in on the needs of facility managers and how to be effective partners for them - Dec 2020

Executive editor Darius Helm talks with floorcovering manufacturers and contract dealers about the role of facility managers in the industry, focusing on how producers can best support facility manage...
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CARE Awards Two Additional Capital Improvement Grants

Dalton, GA, February 25, 2021-CARE's California Carpet Stewardship Program has awarded two additional Capital Improvement Grants under Cycle 4A Round 2, totaling $325,000.
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Home Depot Doubles Comp. Sale Growth Rate in Q2 Due to Remodeling Amid COVID

Atlanta, GA, August 17, 2020-The Wall Street Journal reports on how the coronavirus has altered business models and strategies at the nationa's largest home center, in an article called “Home Depot Br...
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Best Practices: Sam Kinnaird's Flooring - Dec 2019

Editor Jessica Chevalier talks with Donna and Jim Mudd, owners of Sam Kinnaird’s Flooring in Kentucky, about life in the flooring business over the last three decades and how Donna’s background as a t...
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Recycling Update: Despite long odds, carpet recycling is on the brink of viability - Aug/Sep 19

Editor Darius Helm reports on the state of carpet recycling, including obstacles to progress and new developments from firms like Arropol, Eastman Chemical, Loop Industries, Verdex, Circular Polymers,...
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U.S. Manufacturing: Retailer and A&D perspectives - Aug/Sep 19

Editor Jessica Chevalier offers an indepth report on the impact of domestically made products on residential and commercial buyers of flooring, including retailers and members of the architecture and ...
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CARE Report: Recycle rates and solutions for PET are on the rise - Jun 19

Editor Beth Miller reports on CARE’s annual meeting and also takes a close look at the latest results, including recycling rates, and reports on new products and technologies that are helping to gener...
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CARE Names 2019 People of the Year & Recycler of the Year

Houston, TX, May 2, 2019-Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE), the non-profit organization charged with advancing market-based solutions for carpet recycling and landfill diversion of post-consumer c...
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Shaw Flooring Network Convention: Shaw renews its commitment to its aligned retail partners - Mar 2019

Editor Beth Miller highlights the digital research and marketing plans discussed at Shaw Industries’ 20th biennial aligned dealer convention. Exclusive product programs, digital platforms and new merc...
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Community & Public Space: Flooring for community space must be durable and look good - Jan 19

Editor Jessica Chevalier provides an overview of how a well-designed public space should be able to serve multiple purposes and maintain a long lifecycle, like Little Caesars Arena, Miami Beach Conven...
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Marketing Minute: Marketing to the next generation of flooring buyers - Jan 2019

Contributing editor Paul Friederichsen discusses the importance of understanding the differences between generational groups in order to properly market to them. Millennials are of particular interest...
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Tile Files: Responding to the labor shortage issue - Oct 2018

Scott Carothers, director of certification and training at the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation, discusses tile’s unique installation process, as well as apprenticeships, trade schools, state program...
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New Venture, Circular Polymers, Turns Carpet Fiber into Polymer

Lincoln, CA, March 5, 2019—A team of recycling industry veterans have formed a new company, Circular Polymers, to supply the chemical recycling industry with consistent, high-quality feedstock m...
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Jenna Niemann Wins Armstrong's VCT Design Contest

Lancaster, PA, February 14, 2019—Armstrong Flooring is pleased to announce that the winner of its See the Possibilities Vinyl Composition Tile design contest is Jenna Niemann of Klingner & Assoc...
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Irving Nusbaum of New York Carpet World Has Died

Detroit, MI, November 29, 2018-Irving Nusbaum, the face of former retail empire New York Carpet World, died November 27 at the age of 85, reports Crains Detroit Business.
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Fuse & Starnet To Jointly Address Labor/Concrete Moisture Issues

Darien, CT, February 21, 2018—The two largest organizations of commercial flooring contractors, Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring and Fuse Alliance, recently held their first joint task forc...
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CARE Awards Five Micro-Grants

Dalton, GA, August 22, 2017—Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE)'s California Carpet Stewardship Program has awarded grants of $10,000 each to five companies for its Cycle 1M Micro-Grants for C...
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Carpet Recycling UK Recognizes Top Members

London, UK, July 10, 2017—Carpet Recycling UK held its fourth annual awards ceremony in June to mark the achievements of members who have demonstrated innovation, commitment and best practice in...
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City Floor Supply Holds Nailer Day Event

King of Prussia, PA, April 12, 2017—City Floor Supply (CFS) held its annual “Nailer Day” event on March 16.
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Clinch Mountain Expands Hardwood Plant

Lebanon, VA, May 3, 2006--Clinch Mountain Finishing & Logistics, a hardwood flooring manufacturer, will expand its Russell County facility, creating 220 jobs, Gov. Timothy M. Kaine announced Tuesday.
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