Spectra Contract Flooring

At Spectra Contract Flooring, we manage each and every detail of your flooring project. From material selection and specification to project planning, procurement, installation, logistics and maintenance planning — we do it all. Our expert team makes sure you enjoy a smooth project experience and get the greatest-value flooring. With 30 locations nationwide and the resources of a Berkshire Hathaway company, we've delivered more than 400,000 exceptional flooring projects coast to coast

Diverzify Partners w/ Spectra as Shaw Exits Commercial Contracting Biz

Chicago, IL, February 7, 2022-Diverzify and Spectra Contract Flooring and ProSpectra Contract Flooring, both divisions of Shaw Industries Group, will combine to form the largest independent commercial...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/diverzify-partners-with-spectra-contract-fl...

Maintenance: Commercial Floor Care: Contract dealers benefit from offering floor care - Apr 2017

By Darius Helm Floor care and maintenance has been a growing part of many contract dealers’ operations in the last few years, and those who have entered into that business have nothing but good...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/maintenance-commercial-floor-care-contract-...

RD Weis Continues to Expand

Port Chester, NY--Randall Weis, President of RD Weis Companies, announced his company's acquisition, through its affiliate Bay Edge Associates, of the assets of SPECTRA Contract Flooring's Uni...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/rd-weis-continues-to-expand

Jim Pels Discusses the Joining of Spectra & Diverzify

Chattanooga, TN, February 8, 2022-In this FloorDaily interview, Jim Pels, president of Spectra Contract Flooring, offers insight about the joining of Spectra and Diverzify, announced February 8 a...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/jim-pels-discusses-the-merger-of-spectra-di...

Distribution Evolution - March 2006

By FRANK O'NEILL, Publisher Home Depot continues to gain marketshare in the floorcovering category at the expense of independent retailers. The Big Orange dominates the 2005 Focus 100 Retail l...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/distribution-evolution--march-2006

Carpet Installation Training in Marietta, Georgia Taking Applications

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Spectra Contract Floors’ Tim Baucom

August 7, 2003—Tim Baucom, General Manager Spectra Contract Floors discuss the evolution of this unit of Shaw, its focus on delivering a broad range of hard and soft surface from virtually every...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-podcasts/spectra-contract-floors-tim-baucom

Spectra Joins Starnet and Fuse in Joint Task Force

Dalton, GA, August 1, 2018-Spectra Contract Flooring has joined the Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring and Fuse Alliance joint task force. Established in 2017, the task force focuses on critical i...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/spectra-joins-starnet-and-fuse-in-joint-tas...

Focus on Leadership: John Finch continues to lift Legacy Group through a focus on customer service and innovation - Dec 2021

Interview by Kemp Harr John Finch has led Seattle-based Legacy Group-the business he cofounded with Lou Lanthier in December 1999- through a number of iterations, and the Covid-19 pandemic, which se...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/focus-on-leadership-john-finch-continues-to...

CRI Certifies New Solutions, Cleaning Systems

Dalton, GA, Dec. 16, 2008--The Carpet and Rug Institute has certified five new solutions and two cleaning systems under the CRI Seal of Approval Program.That brings the total to 237 products certified...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/cri-certifies-new-solutions-cleaning-system...

Best Practices: Legacy Group stays true to its bold approach - Apr 2019

By Jessica Chevalier Legacy Group lives by the motto, “Radically honest and transparent.” It’s a bold approach that has served the firm well. In only two decades, Legacy has grown ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/best-practices-legacy-group-stays-true-to-i...

The Invironmentalists: Ten Years Later

  By Heather Osteen   It was ten years ago this month that the Invironmentalists, the contract dealer network owned by Invista, was dismantled. A decade earlier, in the 1990s, several of ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/the-invironmentalists-ten-years-later

2019 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Winners Announced

Orlando, FL, April 17, 2019-Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency are proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition.&...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/2019-ceramics-of-italy-tile-competition-win...

Geoff Gordon Discusses Growth within Fuse and Spectra Joining the Starnet and Fuse Task Force

August 7, 2018—Geoff Gordon, Executive Director with the Fuse Commercial Flooring Alliance, and Kemp Harr, Publisher of Floor Focus Magazine, discuss the growth within the membership for the fir...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-podcasts/geoff-gordon-discusses-growth-within...

NTCA Announces 2021-2022 Roster of Leadership

Flowood, MS, December 22, 2020-The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), the world's largest tile contractor association, elected new officers and board members for 2021 and 2022 at its annual...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/ntca-announces-2021-2022-roster-of-leadersh...

Jim Pels Discusses His New Role as COO of Diverzify's $1 Billion Commercial Flooring Business

February 8, 2022—Jim Pels, COO with Diverzify, and Kemp Harr discuss the joining of Spectra Contract Flooring with Diverzify. Listen to the interview to hear why these two companies of equal siz...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-podcasts/jim-pels-discusses-his-new-role-as-c...

Bonitz Opens Pittsburgh Branch

Columbia, SC, April 19, 2016—Bonitz Flooring Group announces the opening of its newest commercial flooring operation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This new location will be led by a former r...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/bonitz-opens-pittsburgh-branch

Designer Forum - February 2013

By Kris Kirchner   Last year, K2J Inc., a Georgia based healthcare design firm, saw the completion of a project for Tanner Medical Center, a regional community hospital located in Carrollton,...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/designer-forum--february-2013

Hal Long Named Shaw’s EVP of Operations

Dalton, GA, September 8, 2006--Hal Long has been named executive vice president of operations for Shaw. As EVPO, Long will have responsibility for all manufacturing, distribution, quality, logistics, ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/hal-long-named-shaws-evp-of-operations

CFI Partners with Goodwill of GA to Train New Floorcovering Installers

Smyrna, GA, June 3, 2015—Certified Floor Covering Installers (CFI)—along with Chattahoochee Technical College and Shaw’s Spectra—partnered with the Goodwill Industries of Geo...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/cfi-partners-with-goodwill-of-ga-to-train-n...

Contract Dealer Survey 2019-What They Really Think: Commercial flooring contractors weigh in on the state of the business - Dec 2019

By Darius Helm While contract dealers face a range of challenges on a daily basis, like subpar jobsite conditions, lack of installers, scheduling and issues with product specifications, they seem mo...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/contract-dealer-survey-2019-what-they-reall...

Contract Dealer Survey 2017: Product, process and partnerships - Dec 2017

By Darius Helm According to contract dealers in this biennial survey, while the commercial flooring market is making gains, doing business in that market seems to be more challenging than ever, with...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/contract-dealer-survey-2017-product-process...

IICRC Educates Claims Reps, Trainers

Vancouver, WA, June 26, 2008--The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification recently educated claims representatives and trainers from hard surface flooring and carpet manufactur...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/iicrc-educates-claims-reps-trainers

Annual Report - May 2006

By Darius Helm On the surface, 2005 seemed like an excellent year for the floorcovering manufacturing sector as sales rose a very respectable 6%, to a record $24.2 billion. In spite of a sligh...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/annual-report--may-2006

Annual Report 2008 - May 2008

By Darius Helm, Brian Hamilton and Kemp Harr The first full year of the housing slump had a big impact on residential flooring sales, an impact that is even affecting parts of the commercial marke...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/annual-report-2008--may-2008

Randy Weis Discusses Highlights of Diverzify's Sales Meeting in Itasco, Illinois

April 29, 2022—Randy Weis, President of Sales and Marketing with Diverzify, and Kemp Harr discuss the highlights of this week’s Diverzify sales meeting held near this commercial contractor...
http://www.floordaily.net/flooring-podcasts/randy-weis-discusses-highlights-of-d...

Annual Report 2009 - May 2009

Introduction by Darius Helm, Statistics by Market Insights/Torcivia   Last year was another year of decline for the residential market, and the commercial market joined suit in the final qu...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/annual-report-2009--may-2009

Honeywell 3Q Earnings Up

Morris Township, NJ, October 20--Honeywell International Inc. said Wednesday that third quarter profit rose 8 percent to meet Wall Street expectations on higher sales. Quarterly earnings were up to $...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/honeywell-3q-earnings-up

Focus Annual Report - May 2007

Introduction by Frank O'Neill, Statistics by Market Insights/Torcivia After record sales in 2005, the floorcovering manufacturing sector slipped a bit last year as the bottom fell out of the bu...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/focus-annual-report--may-2007

Contract Dealer Survey: Contract dealers report that scheduling is even worse than before due to supply chain problems - Dec 2021

By Darius Helm Since the first contract dealer survey nearly 20 years ago, the biggest issues facing this group have been about the challenges of working with other entities-general contractors (GCs...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/contract-dealer-survey-contract-dealers-rep...