HMTX

HMTX is the parent company for the Stone family of brands. Harlan Stone is the CEO of this $700 million company that produces LVT in factories in China.

Focus on Leadership: Russ Rogg discusses the future of the rapidly changing LVT business - Aug/Sept 2020

Interview by Kemp Harr Pittsburgh-born and bred Russ Rogg started his career with laminate producer Wilsonart after earning a degree in business from Thiel College. Rogg was introduced to the floori...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/focus-on-leadership-russ-rogg-discusses-the...

LVT Market Profile: An overview of the dynamic floorcovering category - Feb 2019

By Darius Helm With the advent of rigid products in 2013, the already ascendant LVT category entered a period of relentless growth that has generated huge opportunities and lots of enthusiasm-and a ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/lvt-market-profile-an-overview-of-the-dynam...

HMTX Formed as Umbrella for Metroflor, Halstead & Other Brands

Norwalk, CT, June 3, 2019-HMTX Industries, a $700 million global flooring supplier, has been formally established to bring its existing family companies-Halstead, Metroflor, Teknoflor, Aspecta and Ver...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hmtx-formed-as-umbrella-for-metroflor-halst...

NeoCon 2019: This year’s show delivered new levels of design sophistication - July 2019

By Darius Helm, Ruth Simon McRae, Beth Miller and Anne Harr The hallways of Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, which hosts the annual NeoCon show, overflowed with 55,000 visitors for the 51st edition...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/neocon-2019-this-years-show-delivered-new-l...

Rigid LVT Producer Update: A strong residential market from the spring through year’s end sustained rigid LVT momentum in 2020 - Feb 2021

The rigid LVT category is not only still growing and developing at a breathtaking pace, but it also shows no sign of settling into any kind of final form. New constructions abound, new formulations, n...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/rigid-lvt-producer-update-a-strong-resident...

Metroflor Reports on Aspecta Summit 2017

Calhoun, GA, October 6, 2017-Metroflor Corporation hosted its Aspecta Summit 2017 commercial sales meeting September 26 to 28, attended by over 40 North American distributor-partners and 20 Aspecta/Me...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/metroflor-reports-on-aspecta-summit-2017-

LVT Report 2023: LVT is evolving and transforming as rapidly as it is growing - February 2023

By Darius Helm The LVT category, and in some sense the entire hard surface side of flooring, seems on the verge of multiple inflection points. Market saturation appears to be hitting a peak right as ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/lvt-report-2023-lvt-is-evolving-and-transfo...

NeoCon 2017: This year's show was bigger and busier than in recent years - July 2017

By Darius Helm, Beth Miller, Ruth Simon McRae and Anne Harr By every metric, this year’s NeoCon, held at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart from June 12 to 14, was a success. The hallways were cr...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/neocon-2017-this-years-show-was-bigger-and-...

HMTX Unites Teknoflor & Aspecta as HMTX Commercial

Norwalk, CT, June 13, 2023-HMTX Industries announced that the company has merged its Teknoflor and Aspecta commercial flooring brands’ North American go-to-market strategies into HMTX Commercial...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hmtx-unites-teknoflor-aspecta-as-hmtx-comme...

HMTX Merges International Operations Under HMTX Global Division

Oud Gastel, The Netherlands, October 18, 2022-HMTX Industries has merged its Aspecta BV and Vertex Floors go-to-market strategies into a new division: HMTX Global. Instead of the current separate bra...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hmtx-merges-international-operations-under-...

Halstead/Metroflor Creates Nonprofit to Raise Funds for Addiction Disorders

Calhoun, GA, August 8, 2018--Halstead/Metroflor has created an Addiction Crisis Team and a nonprofit organization to raise funds for combatting the addiction epidemic decimating individuals and their ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/halsteadmetroflor-creates-nonprofit-to-rais...

Metroflor Makes Changes to Sales Organization

Norwalk, CT, February 27, 2018-Metroflor Corporation announced promotions, role changes and territory adjustments in its sales organization. Paul Eanes will serve as vice president of new business dev...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/metroflor-makes-changes-to-sales-organizati...

Contract-New Products 2020: A look at the products and programs that would have been released at this year’s NeoCon - June 2020

By Meg Scarbrough For the first time in 52 years, the hallways of Chicago’s Merchandise Mart will not be bustling with exhibitors, design professionals, students or curious onlookers. There wi...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/contract-new-products-2020-a-look-at-the-pr...

HMTX Expands Carbon-Neutral Portfolio Through Offsets

Norwalk, CT, January 23, 2023-HMTX Industries announced that its HMTX commercial and HMTX global divisions have expanded their carbon-neutral product portfolio with the purchase of REDD+ verified carb...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hmtx-expands-carbon-neutral-portfolio-throu...

HMTX Acquires Hymmen Jupiter Printing Line for Use in China

Hamont, Belgium, July 26, 2022-I4F, an intellectual property company, announced that U.S.-based HMTX Industries has signed a new I4F license for digital printing technologies as well as acquired a Hym...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hmtx-acquires-hymmen-jupiter-printing-line-...

Focus on Leadership: Rochelle Routman leads HMTX’s sustainability efforts with her head and her heart – Aug/Sept 2023

Interview by Kemp Harr Chief sustainability and impact officer of HMTX Industries, Rochelle Routman’s passion for sustainability and social justice germinated early and continues to drive her ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/focus-on-leadership-rochelle-routman-leads-...

Metroflor Releases Video Discussing Sustainability and Transparency with Chinese Factory Partners

Norwalk, CT, July 24, 2017 – Metroflor Corporation has released a video series of the panel its Chief Sustainability Officer Rochelle Routman moderated at the Sustainatopia May 2017 conference i...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/metroflor-corporation-posts-sustainatopia-c...

HMTX Announces Paul Eanes' Retirement

Norwalk, CT, April 5, 2024-HMTX Industries announced the retirement of Paul Eanes following 11 years with the company.  Eanes has held a variety of positions at HMTX since joining the Metroflor ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hmtx-announces-paul-eanes-retirement

Metroflor Hosts 2024 Commercial Summit for Distributor-Partners

Norwalk, CT, April 4, 2024-Metroflor Corporation hosted its distributor-partners during a commercial summit in HMTX Industries’ Norwalk world headquarters March 13 to 14.  Sustainability t...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/metroflor-hosts-2024-commercial-summit-for-...

Metroflor Hosts Aspecta Distributor Summit

Norwalk, CT, October 25, 2016—Metroflor’s Green Globes-certified Design & Innovation Center in Calhoun, Georgia was the destination for the company’s Aspecta Summit 2016 commerci...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/metroflor-hosts-aspecta-distributor-summit-

Halstead Named Home Depot's Flooring Supplier Partner of 2019

Atlanta, GA, October 23, 2019-Halstead, a division of HMTX Industries, received The Home Depot's 2019 Supplier Partner of the Year Award in the flooring category. The award was presented on October 2...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/halstead-named-home-depots-flooring-supplie...

HMTX Holds Event Supporting Addiction Crisis Charity

Norwalk, CT, September 30, 2019-HMTX Industries hosted an event on September 26 at Harbor Lights in Norwalk, Connecticut, to support the Halstead/Metroflor Addiction Crisis Team (HMAC) and honor Harla...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hmtx-holds-event-supporting-addiction-crisi...

HTMX Launches Aspecta Contract

Norwalk, CT, February 12, 2024-HMTX Industries has announced the creation of the Aspecta Contract sub-brand, a move that adds definition to its North American business.  As the Aspecta brand has...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/htmx-launches-aspecta-contract

LVT Market Report: In spite of the many market hurdles, LVT had another year of double-digit growth in 2021 – Feb 2022

By Jessica Chevalier Last year was a period of push-and-pull for suppliers of LVT, with demand exceeding supply, a multitude of supply chain hurdles to overcome and loads of work to be done as suppl...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/lvt-market-report-in-spite-of-the-many-mark...

HMTX Global Builds Out Team

Oud Gastel, The Netherlands, August 1, 2023-As a part of its growing global operations and product offerings, HMTX Global, a division of HMTX Industries, has announced a new structure, including sever...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hmtx-global-announces-new-business-structur...

Domotex Germany 2020: Where the flooring world meets to see the latest innovation and styling - Feb. 2020

By Kemp Harr Attendance is only one measure of a show’s success. While attendance at this year’s annual Domotex expo in Hannover, Germany was down a bit, it continues to be the global go...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/domotex-germany-2020-where-the-flooring-wor...

Halstead Cuts Ribbon on New Rincon, GA Distribution Center

Rincon, GA, January 30, 2018-Calhoun, Georgia-based Halstead International celebrated the grand opening of its new national distribution center in Rincon, Georgia. The dedication of the 150,000 squar...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/halstead-cuts-ribbon-on-new-rincon-ga-distr...

Aspecta by Metroflor Sponsoring Green's Keynote at NeoCon

Norwalk, CT, February 14, 2017— Aspecta by Metroflor is sponsoring the NeoCon presentation by keynote speaker Jessica Green, a scientist and founding director of the Biology and the Built Enviro...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/aspecta-by-metroflor-sponsoring-greens-keyn...

Focus on Rigid LVT: Transforming the resilient flooring market - Feb 2017

By Darius Helm It’s an innovative flooring solution growing so fast that it can’t be pinned down with a name. It started off as WPC, which stands for wood polymer composite (and not water...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/focus-on-rigid-lvt-transforming-the-resilie...

Metroflor Announces Winners of 2017 Performance Awards

Las Vegas, NV, February 2, 2018-Metroflor Corporation celebrated the 2017 sales performance of its distribution partners by bestowing its performance awards at a rock and roll celebration at the House...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/metroflor-announces-winners-of-2017-perform...