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

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

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-...

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 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...

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-interviews/spectra-contract-floors-tim-baucom

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 ...
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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...

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-interviews/geoff-gordon-discusses-growth-with...

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

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

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

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

Healthcare Update - November 2009

By Brian Hamilton Although healthcare construction and renovation is down this year like every other commercial segment, its long-term future is bright as the huge baby boomer generation, whether it ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/healthcare-update--november-2009

Annual Report 2010 - May 2010

By Darius Helm and Jessica Chevalier With the residential market struggling to regain its footing, the commercial market took a tumble last year, pushing down the flooring market about 18%, according...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/annual-report-2010--may-2010

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...

Shaw Buys Synthetic Turf Company

Dalton, GA, Nov. 2, 2009--Shaw Industries said it has acquired Sportexe Construction Services, Inc., a synthetic turf company dedicated to sports surfacing. Sportexe has provided fields to organizati...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/shaw-buys-synthetic-turf-company

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

Honeywell Planning Job Cuts

Richmond, VA, Jun. 2--Honeywell International Inc. is cutting jobs at its Richmond-area operations as the company continues to be squeezed by high costs of raw materials and weak demand for nylon carp...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/honeywell-planning-job-cuts

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

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

Honeywell Plans Cuts at Virginia Nylon Plant

Chester, VA, September 30--More job cuts are likely on the way at a local Honeywell International Inc. plant, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The company said yesterday it has proposed cu...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/honeywell-plans-cuts-at-virginia-nylon-plan...

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...

Trends and highlights from the commercial interiors show: NeoCon 2015

By Calista Sprague, Anne Harr, Ruth Simon McRae and Darius Helm   This year’s NeoCon, held annually at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart since 1969, was awash in new design directions an...
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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