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  • Mohawk announces the alignment of two key and growing business areas under proven leaders

    Mohawk Industries is pleased to announce the alignment of two key and growing business areas under proven leaders who have a history of delivering outstanding results. Each of these businesses represents opportunities for Mohawk to bring new value to the market and will play an important role in the company’s continued growth. Matt Kahny will lead Mohawk’s expansion into the $3 billion countertop market where Mohawk will make significant investments in porcelain slab and other

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    Mohawk Group names George Bandy Jr. as new vice president of sustainability

      Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting-edge and innovative flooring solutions, announced today that George Bandy Jr. has joined the organization as its vice president of sustainability. Bandy has spent over 22 years working in the sustainability field, and has amassed a rich experience within the discipline’s concepts and practices as they relate to positioning environmental, economic and socially responsible solutions for business. “George is a seasoned sustainability leader who will

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    Metroflor Corporation / Halstead International appoints chief sustainability officer

    Russ Rogg, president and CEO of Metroflor Corporation, along with Harlan Stone, Halstead and Group CEO, announced the appointment of Rochelle Routman, LEED AP, O+M, as the first chief sustainability officer for Metroflor and Halstead International. Chosen for her reputation as an alliance-building and forward-thinking professional, Routman will oversee product development, customer service and regulatory aspects in a collaborative fashion to define the greatest potential for environmental leadership. She will be

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    Rochelle Routman joins Metroflor/Halstead as CSO

    Russ Rogg, president and CEO of Metroflor Corporation, along with Harlan Stone, Halstead and Group CEO, announced the appointment of Rochelle Routman, LEED AP, O+M, as the first Chief Sustainability Officer for Metroflor and Halstead International. Chosen for her reputation as an alliance-building and forward-thinking professional, Routman will oversee product development, customer service and regulatory aspects in a collaborative fashion to define the greatest potential for environmental leadership. She will

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    5 questions for Consolidated Carpet’s David Meberg

    Summer 2016 HOW IMPORTANT IS SUSTAINABILITY TO CONSOLIDATED AND ITS CLIENTS? One of our core values is to operate an environmentally friendly organization. We invested $1 million to install solar panels in our warehouse in New Jersey. From a floor covering perspective, we look to recycle everything that comes through our doors. As for our clients with respect to their projects, it comes and goes in waves. I think it

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    Nancy Jackson receives IIDA NY Spirit Award 2016

    Nancy Jackson, president of Architectural Systems Inc., concluded her seventh consecutive 2-year term as an IIDA NY (International Interior Design Association) Board Member and Co-Chair of the Hospitality Forum and received the IIDA NY Spirit Award for dedication to the chapter and design industry. The annual Spirit Award was presented to Jackson for outstanding leadership and commitment to the NY Chapter and performing above and beyond both behind the scenes

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    5-in-5: Gensler’s Jenne Jeske

    Spring 2016 In every issue of GO, an industry executive is asked five questions related to sustainability and design. The interviewee is given no prior knowledge of the questions, which are answered within a 5-minute time frame.   TALK ABOUT DESIGN AES- THETICS IN THE HOSPITALITY SEGMENT IN 2016. HOW ARE DESIGNERS USING COLOR AND TEXTURE IN NEW WAYS TO CREATE MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCES?  Most of the shifts still revolve around

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    5-in-5: Mannington’s Natalie Jones

    In every issue of GO magazine, an industry executive is asked five questions related to sustainability and/or the environment. The interviewee is given no prior knowledge of the questions, which are answered within a 5-minute time frame. Natalie Jones Vice president, commercial brand development and creative product, Mannington 1. WHAT ASPECT OF SUSTAINABILITY ARE END USERS MOST CONCERNED ABOUT TODAY? Transparency. Today’s designers and end users want to know the ingredients

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