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...

Strategic Exchange: The end of Invista carpet fiber, Diverzify acquires Spectra – March 2022

By Kemp Harr February was full of news items that impact the flooring business-the two biggest of which were Invista’s timing on exiting the carpet fiber market and the consolidation of Spectr...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/strategic-exchange-the-end-of-invista-carpe...

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...

Spectra Contract Flooring Acquires ReSource Colorado

Denver, CO, September 14, 2022-Spectra Contract Flooring, a Diverzify company, is announcing the acquisition of ReSource Colorado to its growing family of brands.  This acquisition will not only...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/spectra-contract-flooring-acquires-resource...

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

Spectra Adds Butler Flooring Services in Louisville

Louisville, KY, August 22, 2022-Spectra Contract Flooring, a commercial contractor and Diverzify company, is announcing a partnership with Butler Flooring Services, a Kentucky-based commercial floorco...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/spectra-merges-with-butler-flooring-service...

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...

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...

Diverzify Agrees to Acquire Continental Office's Flooring Business

Atlanta, GA, May 13, 2024-Diverzify has agreed to acquire Continental Office's flooring business, based in Columbus, Ohio.  Continental Office's flooring division acquired Wright Commercial...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/diverzify-acquires-continental-floors

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

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

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...

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...

Starnet Recognizes Dream Team Winners and Member Retirees

Amelia Island, FL, May 21, 2024-At its recent meeting in Amelia Island, Florida, Starnet recognized its Dream Team Award Winners as well as retiring members.  The Dream Team Award goes to contra...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/starnet-recognizes-dream-team-winners-and-m...

Diverzify Adds Apex Group & Corporate Floors

Atlanta, GA, July 10, 2023-Diverzify, which specializes in commercial flooring installation and interior services, has announced that Apex Group and Corporate Floors have officially joined Diverzify&r...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/diverzify-adds-apex-group-corporate-floors

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

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

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...

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...

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...

Tom Enright Named VP of Commercial Sales for Emser

Los Angeles, CA, October 28, 2022-Emser Tile has named Tom Enright as the newest member of the leadership team. Enright will serve as vice president of commercial sales and brings several decades of i...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/tom-enright-named-vp-of-commercial-sales-fo...

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

Bell Transitioning from CEO to Executive Chairman of Shaw, Baucom Named Successor

Dalton, GA, March 11, 2021-Shaw Industries has announced that Vance Bell has been named executive chairman and will be stepping down as CEO effective April 5. The company said that in addition to his ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/bell-stepping-down-as-ceo-of-shaw-baucom-na...

Starnet Fall Meeting in Austin, Texas Concluded Yesterday

Austin, TX, October 31, 2022-Starnet’s fall meeting just concluded at the Omni Barton Creek in Austin, Texas. The event ran October 27 to 30.  There were approximately 350 attendees; this ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/starnet-fall-meeting-underway-now-in-austin...

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

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...