• Help a select a winner in Gerflor USA’s sports flooring giveaway

      A jury of five respected professionals has selected three finalists for the chance to win a new sports floor for its school or community center. For the past two months, Gerflor USA, a leader in resilient sports floor manufacturing, gathered nominations from the public for schools or community centers across the country to win a new Taraflex gym floor through its Play Safe on Taraflex program. The three finalists —

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    • NeoCon East builds relationships, furthers industry innovation

      By Sarah Bousquet NeoCon East 2016 boasted another successful showing on November 9 and 10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC). The region’s top commercial interiors conference and exposition was held for the second year in a row in Philadelphia, and welcomed approximately 7,000 influential design professionals from the Northeast corridor. The two-day show touted the latest products, services and solutions from nearly 200 exhibitors, as well as a comprehensive

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    • Mahesh Ramanujam named USGBC President and CEO

      The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors announced today that Mahesh Ramanujam has completed the transition into his new role as president and CEO of USGBC, effective Nov. 4, 2016. He will also serve as president and CEO of USGBC’s sister organization, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). Formerly USGBC’s COO, Ramanujam takes the reins from Rick Fedrizzi, USGBC’s founding chair, who had previously announced plans to leave the

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    • NTCA welcomes new executive officers

      The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) held its annual meeting on Monday, October 25, and elected new members of the executive board. Martin Howard of David Allen Company was elected president. Chris Walker, also of David Allen Company, was named first vice president. Martin Brookes of Heritage Tile and Marble was elected second vice president, and James Woelfel, outgoing president, was elected chairman of the board. Dan Welch was named

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    • Zeftron nylon introduces new partner website

      Zeftron nylon, a premium nylon 6 fiber brand for the commercial marketplace, is introducing a new website dedicated to supporting its mill partners and their sales representatives. The new site can be accessed at www.zeftronnylon/services/millpartners. Designed to be intuitive and easy to navigate, the site provides a wealth of information and tools to assist sales representatives in their day-to-day activities with designers and specifiers.  The site is organized in three

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    • J+J Flooring Group recertified Zero Waste to Landfill mill

      J+J Flooring Group announced today it has been recertified as a Zero Waste to Landfill (ZWL) manufacturer by GreenCircle Certified, LLC. J+J Flooring Group was originally certified by GreenCircle as a ZWL manufacturer in 2015. This marked the first time a commercial floor covering manufacturer had achieved ZWL status and went the extra step to have its waste diversion efforts audited and verified by a recognized, third-party certifier of environmental

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    • Philadelphia Commercial contributes flooring to special needs school

      Philadelphia Commercial recently donated carpet tile, resilient flooring and wall tiles to renovate two rooms of the Neva King Cooper Educational Center in Homestead, Fla. The facility is a special needs school in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system that offers programs designed to provide educational services for students with severe intellectual disabilities, ages 3 to 22. Kalyn Rothaus, interior designer, host of Office Spaces and guest host of this

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    • Metroflor hosts Aspecta distributor partners

      Metroflor’s Green Globes-certified Design & Innovation Center in Calhoun, Georgia was the destination for the company’s Aspecta Summit 2016 commercial sales meeting Sept. 27-29. The event was attended by 60 North American distributor-partners and 20 Aspecta/Metroflor employees. Punctuated by some leisure-time activities including a down-home barbecue and a cruise along the Tennessee River, the two-day meeting focused on sales and success — from strategies to maximize the launch of Aspecta

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    • Milliken & Company announce leadership change

      Milliken & Company announced today that J. Harold Chandler has been elected chairman, president and chief executive officer effective immediately following the resignation of Joseph M. Salley as president and chief executive officer and as a member of the board of directors. Chandler has served as a member of the company’s Board of Directors for 14 years and as its chairman for the past five years. Chandler said, “We sincerely thank Joe Salley for his

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    • Bostik and Artaic co-host interactive design workshop

      Bostik, Inc., a world leader in specialty adhesives and installation systems for building construction, and Artaic Innovative Mosaic, creator of architectural mosaics using its patented American robotic production, co-hosted a state-of-the-art interactive workshop for key members of Boston’s A&D Community on October 6. Back Bay guests included 20 top architects and designers interested in learning about creating mosaic murals using the new Microsoft Surface Pro 4. After updates on Artaic’s robotic

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