Vance Bell named 100 Most Influential Georgians for 2017

Dalton, Ga. (Jan. 4, 2017) – Our warmest congratulations to Vance Bell, Chairman and CEO of Shaw Industries Group Inc., who was recently named to the 2017 Georgia Trend Magazine 100 Most Influential Georgians. This award is given each year by the Georgia Trend Magazine to Georgians they feel inspire, exasperate, lead, and influence us.  This year’s list recognizes individuals … Read More

W.F. Taylor Partners with American Floorcovering Alliance

American Floorcovering Alliance Welcomes W.F. Taylor as Its Newest Member Dalton, Ga. (Jan. 3, 2017) – The American Floorcovering Alliance (AFA) proudly announces today that W.F. Taylor has joined the alliance and will actively support its efforts to represent and advocate for the collective needs of the floorcovering industry. 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Taylor’s founding. Over its four decades … Read More

BTSR International attends ITMA ASIA Exhibition 2016

  ITMA ASIA 2016 – Shanghai, China BTSR International attends ITMA ASIA Exhibition 2016 and will show its own last product news. Our staff will welcome you at Hall H4, Booth D30 and we will be at your disposal for any information and product presentation. Would you like to schedule a meeting? Ask for an appointment at – See … Read More

Saurer Group Appoints New Leadership Team

WATTWIL, SWITZERLAND – The Saurer Group announced the appointment of Clement Woon as CEO and Jesse Guan as COO of the group. This adjustment is intended to prepare the group for its next phase of development. Dr. Martin Folini will continue to be engaged with Saurer in a consulting role. Woon is a Singapore citizen and was co-CEO and co-president … Read More


IFAI Expo 2016 Charlotte PA Group was in Charlotte, NC for the IFAI Expo, October 19-21, 2016. We had a booth at the expo for the second year in a row, and we had a great time seeing existing customers and friends and making new ones. We love being a part of the textiles community and are very proud of … Read More

Rieter’s Order Intake Rises

Rieter’s Investor Update 2016 – Order Intake Rises By Staff  /   October 28, 2016  /   No Comments Winterthur, Switzerland – The amount of orders received by the Rieter Group in the first nine months of 2016 was significantly higher than for the same period of the previous year. Cumulative order intake amounted to CHF 718.4 million and was thus … Read More


Propex Honors Customers with ‘Modular Masterpieces’ Propex honored five  customers using its Artis woven primary backing for modular tile carpet by framing their products as modular masterpieces. October 25, 2016  flooring industry news Propex Global honored five of its customers using its Artis woven primary backing for modular tile carpet by framing their products as “modular masterpieces” and putting them … Read More

AFA’s Marketing Director Speaks About Floor Tek Expo 2016

Andrea Phipps, Marketing Director for American Floorcovering Alliance, told us that the group is a non-profit organization funded by membership and trade shows. One of those shows is Floor Tek, to be held this year on October 18-20 at the Dalton Convention Center. Phipps said they have rented the entire convention center for the popular show, which is already sold … Read More