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American Olean Building Turn-Key Stores for Distributors

Dallas, TX, April 3, 2018-American Olean is making it easier for its distributors to expand into new territories through convenient turn-key stores built by the company. According to the company, the...
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Top 250 Design Survey 2006 - October 2006

By Maurie Welsh O'Neill When times are good, people don’t complain as much as they do when times are bad. The nation’s Top 250 designers are certainly more content this year than t...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/top-250-design-survey-2006--october-2006

American Olean Rolls out New Positioning Through Series of Roadshows

Dallas, TX, July 22, 2015—This spring, American Olean hosted a series of distributor roadshows across the country in cities such as Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany, Boise and Dallas. These roadsho...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/american-olean-rolls-out-new-positioning-th...

Coverings 2014 Review: Crossville, Imola, Florida Tile, Del Conca, more

By Heather Osteen   Mixed media, new shapes, new interpretations of handmade looks and the continued development of bigger planks captured most of the attention at Coverings 2014. This year&r...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/coverings-2014-review-crossville-imola-flor...

Fuse Alliance Names American Olean Supplier

Aurora, CO, March 7, 2014 -- Fuse Alliance said that tile maker American Olean is its newest Preferred Supplier. "The addition of American Olean as a Fuse Alliance Preferred Supplier provides our memb...
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Top 250 Design Survey 2007 - October 2007

By Darius Helm This year’s survey leaves little doubt that the commercial market has remained stronger and more diversified than ever for a third year in a row. But for the first time in...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/top-250-design-survey-2007--october-2007

Ceramic Tile Report - April 2014

By Jessica Chevalier Last year marked another strong period of growth in the ceramic market. Though the tile industry has seen steady increases since 2010, several of the manufacturers with whom we...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/ceramic-tile-report--april-2014

Ceramic Tile Report - April 2013

By Jessica Chevalier   Ceramic tile was the fastest growing product category in 2012, according to estimates by Market Insights, LLC. The category grew by 6.5%; hardwood, the next fastest gro...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/ceramic-tile-report--april-2013

Surfaces 2018 Review: At this year's show, branding and marketing shared center stage - Mar 2018

By Darius Helm, Beth Miller and Anne Harr This year’s show, held in Las Vegas from January 30 to February 1, was busy, colorful and enthusiastic. Attendee traffic was strong, exhibitor booking...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-2018-review-at-this-years-show-bra...

American Olean Conducting Distributor Road Show

Dallas, TX, July 31, 2018-This summer, American Olean (AO) is conducting product knowledge training with its distributors through a nationwide roadshow stopping at all distributor locations.  &l...
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Coverings 2018: Coverings delivers exciting new product innovation - June 2018

By Ruth Simon McRae Coverings, the largest global tile and stone exhibition in North America, was held this year at the World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, with the show running from May 8 to ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/coverings-2018-coverings-delivers-exciting-...

Surfaces Preview: A brief look at what's in store at this year's Surfaces show - Jan 2017

By Darius Helm The Surfaces show, held as part of The International Surface Event (TISE) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas from January 18 to 20, is the biggest residential flooring ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/surfaces-preview-a-brief-look-at-whats-in-s...

Starnet Design Award Winners Announced

Darien, CT, April 20, 2015—The 15th Annual Starnet Design Awards were held April 17 in Tucson, Arizona as part of the Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership’s Annual Meeting. E...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/starnet-design-award-winners-announced

CTA's design of Scentsy's Idaho headquarters: Designer Forum

By Randi Thomas Heidi and Orville Thompson launched Scentsy, now a well known flameless candle business, out of a shipping container on their farm in 2004. Over the years, the company has grown exp...
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American Olean Teaches Benefits of Digital Printing

Dallas, TX, July 17, 2018-American Olean (AO) recently partnered with its distributor Gulf Tile & Cabinetry to teach a group of Florida designers and photographers what ceramic tile can do from an...
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Dal-Tile Brands Take Part in Two Initiatives

Dallas, TX, April 18, 2012 -- Dal-Tile Corporation, in partnership with the Tile Council of North America, said its Daltile and American Olean brands are participating in two new industry initiatives ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/daltile-brands-take-part-in-two-initiatives

Dal-Tile To Lay Off 25 To 30 Workers

Olean, NY, Oct. 13--Ceramic tile maker Dal-Tile will be laying off 25-30 production workers at its Olean, NY plant today, according to the Olean Times Herald. Plant manager Toby Miller said, “Twent...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/daltile-to-lay-off-25-to-30-workers

Daltile Changes Reflect Marazzi Integration

Dallas, TX, Sept. 23, 2013 -- Daltile has informed customers that is has made organizational changes as part of its integration of tile maker Marazzi with Daltile.Gianni Mattioli, who was previously p...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/daltile-changes-reflect-marazzi-integration

Outdoor Flooring

  By Darius Helm   Sunrooms, loggias, covered terraces, outdoor rugs, indoor amenities in the open air—the trend of extending the living space beyond the threshold of the home has b...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/outdoor-flooring

StonePeak Ceramics Names Two Regional Sales Manage

Chicago, IL, June 17--StonePeak Ceramics, Inc. hired Drew Giungo and Doug Snell as regional sales managers in the Northeast and Southeast regions, respectively. They join Tom Baker, sales manager for...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/stonepeak-ceramics-names-two-regional-sales...

Doug Rain With Specialty Tile Discusses His Covering's Experience

May 5, 2014—Doug Rain, President of Specialty Tile Products (an Atlanta based tile distributor), and Kemp Harr,discuss his experience at Coverings last week in Las Vegas. Listen to the interview...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-podcasts/doug-rain-with-specialty-tile-discus...

Dal-Tile Finishes 8th 'Extreme Makeover' Season

Dallas, TX, March 8, 2011 – Dal-Tile recently completed its eighth consecutive season as tile provider to the ABC show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.”Supplying tile from its Daltil...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/daltile-finishes-8th-extreme-makeover-seaso...

Hector Narvaez Discusses Marazzi's New Products at Coverings 2018

May 14, 2018—Hector Narvaez, VP Sales for Marazzi, and Kemp Harr discuss the new products and formats for the Marazzi, Ragno and American Olean brands from the show floor at the 2018 Coverings E...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-podcasts/hector-narvaez-discusses-marazzis-ne...

Ceramic Tile Report: The U.S. ceramic tile market continues to reinvent itself - March 2017

By Jessica Chevalier The U.S. ceramic tile market has been in a period of rapid change over the last decade, change that has impacted both product and process-from the advent of digital printing, whi...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/ceramic-tile-report-the-us-ceramic-tile-mar...

Roy Foster Named QuickStep Sales VP

Thomasville, NC, June 14, 2006--QuickStep has announced the following recent changes to its organizational structure: Roy Foster has been named QuickStep’s vice president of sales. In his new role...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/roy-foster-named-quickstep-sales-vp

New Facility Producing Mohawk Sorona Ingredient

Loudon, TN, June 8, 2007--Mohawk Industries, Inc. enhances corporate sound environmental practices as a new DuPont Tate & Lyle plant that operating near the majestic Appalachians will produce a ke...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/new-facility-producing-mohawk-sorona-ingred...

Designer Forum - May 2013

By Brian Waite   The Laclede Group, Inc., a St. Louis, Missouri utility company, decided to repurpose existing, under-utilized real estate in its downtown high rise office building into a mul...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/designer-forum--may-2013

Dal-Tile to Remain Exclusive Tile Provider for D.R. Horton

Dallas, TX, July 17, 2017-Dal-Tile Corporation was recently renewed as the exclusive tile provider for America’s largest home builder by volume, D.R. Horton.  In addition, Dal-Tile was als...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/dal-tile-to-remain-exclusive-tile-provider-...

WPC Flooring Trade Group, NAFCD Presentations, Starnet: Strategic Exchange - Dec 2016

By Kemp Harr Much has happened since our last issue. The Cubs have shaken off the curse of the billy goat and won the World Series, the presidential election took a last minute twist—proving ju...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/wpc-flooring-trade-group-nafcd-presentation...

Ceramic Tile Report: The tile industry invests heavily in domestic production

By Calista Sprague The American tile market is growing. Year over year tile sales grew by 4.2% from 2013 to 2014, according to Market Insights LLC, and in the past five years, tile has taken a 2.1%...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/ceramic-tile-report-the-tile-industry-inves...