Card-Monroe Corp. announces that Tufting University has reached the 1,000 student mark.

Tufting-U, established in 2008, fulfills the tufting industry’s need for education and training in all areas related to tufting – from proper maintenance, to efficient machinery operation, to design optimization. Tufting University is the industry’s only training institution with a full-time dedicated instructor and a learning lab with two-cut away tufting machines for hands-on learning. In making the announcement, CMC … Read More

Mannington Mills Selling VCT Business to Armstrong Flooring

Mannington Mills has signed an agreement to sell its vinyl composition tile (VCT) business to Armstrong Flooring. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2017. According to Russell Grizzle, President and CEO of Mannington Mills, this transaction is an adjustment to Mannington’s product portfolio. “Mannington’s successful history is based on growing our business through a combination … Read More

NEW Floor Covering Capabilities Video by Freeman Schwabe

Watch NEW Floor Covering Capabilities Video by Freeman Schwabe Our new Video shows SCHWABE USA die cutting presses and systems, cutting carpet tiles, luxury vinyl tiles and planks. SCHWABE USA machines are proudly built in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. The new Flooring Video is one of over 100 videos on the Freeman Schwabe YouTube Channel. The video titled Flooring Tiles & … Read More

The Hotel Show Africa

The Hotel Show Africa is a 3 day event to be held from 25th June to the 27th June 2017 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, South Africa. The Hotel Show Africa will showcase products, equipment, services & design, for restaurants, cafes, bars, hotels, and foodservice owners, managers and operators. Join us in the 2017 event to meet the … Read More

Zimmer USA

  Zimmer USA Zimmer USA announces their newest CHROMOJET 800 SERIES.  This technology is based on ZIMMER AUSTRIA high speed valves and its application goes from velvet products to high-end contract carpets. ADVANTAGES OF CHROMOJET800 · Maximum efficiency in short runs · No screens necessary – no limitation in repeats · Just in time delivery – lower cost for stock goods · … Read More

Truetzschler & Zhejiang Wang Jin Nonwoven Co. Ltd. Sign Agreement for 2 State-Of-The-Art Spunlace Lines –

Truetzschler and Zhejiang Wang Jin Nonwoven Co. Ltd, Sign Agreement for the Supply of 2 State-Of-The-Art Spunlace Lines TRUETZSCHLER – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JAN,2017   Egelsbach, Germany – Truetzschler and Zhejiang Wang Jin signed an agreement to supply 2 spunlace lines. One line is a high speed carding line including the well-known random roller technology. This line will fulfill highest … Read More

Industry Leaders Endorse Substrate Prep Certification Program

Industry Leaders Endorse Substrate Prep Certification Program January 27, 2017 KEYWORDS certification review /flooring industry associations /flooring installers / installation training and education Reprints 20 2 Comments INSTALL, the International Standards and Training Alliance, collaborated with nine industry-leading substrate and underlayment manufacturers on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, signed at a special event at the International Training Center … Read More

Mohawk Unveils Airo Carpet

Mohawk Unveils Airo Carpet January 2017 KEYWORDS carpet / flooring industry news Mohawk’s new Airo carpet gives consumers a revolutionary alternative to traditional carpet and retailers an easy-to-install, easy-to-service product. “Airo is not just an improvement to an existing product line; it represents an entirely new category of soft floorcovering,” said Seth Arnold, senior director of brand, soft surface. “There … Read More