Products

  • Rubber mills promote ‘healthy’ flooring for healthcare

    Winter 2016 By Sarah Bousquet Every sector of the commercial industry has its own unique set of requirements when it comes to flooring solutions. While sustainability and green building have truly gone from buzzwords to transparent, environmentally conscious products and practices, one segment’s focus on “healthy floors” is pushing that envelope further. Healthcare’s business is wellness, so it should be no surprise that along with budget, maintenance and aesthetic concerns,

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    Linoleum: More than a sanitary solution

    Winter 2016 By K.J. Quinn Healthcare is among the most challenging environments for the A&D community to service, and with good reason. Interior finishes must be hygienic and provide for the health and safety of patients, visitors and staff. The flooring must be tough enough to withstand the daily, around-the-clock pounding from rolling and foot traffic and still be easy to maintain. “When designing healthcare facilities, we think of safety,

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    ILFI and GreenCircle Certified partner to boost product transparency

    Mannington Mills’ rEvolve is first Declare label to be third-party verified by GreenCircle Consumers and specifiers alike are increasingly looking for transparency in products, whether it is to verify point of origin, to understand environmental impacts or because they want to eliminate exposure to toxic ingredients. That’s why the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) created Declare, a ‘nutrition-label’ for products that provides a clear, elegant and informative method to disclose a product’s

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    Encore Hospitality Carpet introduces the Allure Collection

    Encore Hospitality Carpet, a hospitality division of Brumlow Mills, is introducing its Allure Collection, an attractive array of 12 highly designed broadloom styles made with Zeftron nylon, a premium branded nylon 6 yarn system. Featuring innovative textures, colors and large and small pattern sizes, the collection meets both the style and performance needs for a variety of hospitality environments. A bold departure from many of today’s flooring options, the Allure

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    Luminous Carpets shed some light

    Fall 2016 Luminous Carpets has created quite a buzz in the commercial sector as a high-quality flooring option that interacts with people via its use of Philips LED technology. The winning partnership has led to a durable, stylish flooring solution that can be used to greet and interact with people in the built environment through light-up shapes, words and messages. Originally developed by Desso in conjunction with electronics manufacturer Philips,

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    Mosa says safety is an evergreen concern

    Mosa, the heritage Dutch tile brand is renowned for developing the world’s first and only Cradle-to-Cradle certified tile. Along the way, their world-class innovations team has also imbued those same tiles with properties that answer a host of other major design concerns. Chief among these: safety. Every design professional knows that slip-resistance is critical in commercial flooring applications. But when you see the numbers, it is nice to know there’s

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    New nora pro steamer provides non-disruptive cleaning method for occupied patient spaces

    The new nora pro steamer from nora systems, Inc. provides healthcare facilities with a non-disruptive cleaning method that relies on steam to deep clean resilient flooring in occupied patient spaces. “We’re equipping facility managers with an extremely effective cleaning tool that also saves them time, eliminating the wait for a room to empty and significantly reducing the amount of time for floors to dry,” said Tim Cole, vice president of marketing

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    Metroflor corporation launches Engage Genesis installation video

    Metroflor has launched a comprehensive installation video for the new Engage Genesis Structural LVT brand on its YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/9sJVvm9KWpE The video provides detailed instruction for the Engage Genesis products with Isocore technology for all three collections: Engage Genesis 2000 series products, featuring the 5G method from Valinge; and Engage Genesis 1200 series and 800 series, which utilize the Uniclic technique. While installation procedures vary for each locking profile, many of the

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    Etched from Invision mimics art of engraved imagery

    J+J Flooring Group’s lead brand, Invision, introduces Etched, a new 18” x 36” modular plank reminiscent of the art of etching, the medium that renders imagery of metal plates through engraved lines and acid washes. This intriguing look, alluding to incised design with flowing lines and graceful strokes, delivers visual interest without overpowering. Each Etched plank features sophisticated colors and color placement, unique patterning and multiple installation configurations. The result: a versatile flooring option ideal for corporate, higher

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    Mohawk Group’s True rubber products receive Declare label

    Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting-edge and innovative flooring solutions, announced today that the company’s True rubber products have received a Declare label. Issued by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), Declare labels provide manufacturers and specifiers of building materials with a clear, elegant and informative ‘nutrition-label’ that fully discloses all product ingredients. “With the implementation of LEED v4, it is more important than ever before to provide our customers with

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