Products

  • 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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    Innovations in LVT

    Summer 2016 By K.J. Quinn Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is bursting onto the scene of nearly all commercial sectors — and with good reason. Now sporting a greater variety of styles, patterns and sizes, the product is reported to be the fastest growing commercial flooring category today. Last year sales were estimated to have increased 8% to 10%, and there is a similar spike projected for 2016. Obviously expanded aesthetics

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    Linoleum’s shift in the marketplace

    Summer 2016 By Jana Pollack Linoleum was invented in 1855 and has been a key flooring material ever since. But over the past 50 years the category has reinvented itself from a solely residential product to one that today is almost exclusively used in commercial spaces. “I think if you were to go into a house built 50 years ago that still had its original floor covering, there’s a good

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    Aquafil’s Econyl provides a clean promise

    Summer 2016 By Jenna Lippin The innovative Econyl Regeneration System from Aquafil is based on sustainable chemistry. With this process, the nylon contained in waste like carpets, clothing and fishing nets is transformed back into raw material without any loss of quality. It is common knowledge that waste is a by-product of any industrial production. Aquafil asked, “What if we could somehow turn this concept upside down?” This is exactly

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    Crossville introduces Satori Collection from Laminam

    Crossville, Inc. has launched Satori, a Laminam by Crossville porcelain tile panel collection bringing an awakening to the design of surfaces with luxe, varied looks suited for floor and wall applications in commercial and residential environments. “Satori is a Japanese word meaning enlightenment — a bestowing of greater knowledge and understanding,” explained Lindsey Waldrep, vice president of marketing for Crossville in describing the inspiration behind this new collection. “As building

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