Carpet and Rug News

  • Recycling
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    Recofloor Promotion prize draw to take place in September

    The annual Recofloor promotion will take place in September this year, offering flooring contractors who recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Altro and Polyflor’s scheme another opportunity to win an ‘unforgettable experience’ with a Red Letter Days gift card. Every flooring company raising a Recofloor collection throughout September will be entered into a draw with a chance to win one of three £100 Red Letter Days gift cards. The prizes will be offered to the…

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  • Tenders
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    Tender – Flooring and Entrance Matting – Hampshire County Council

    Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Rubber tiles – 33682000 Carpets – 39531000 Carpet tiles – 39531310 Location of contract SO23 8UL Value of contract £2.5m – £3.1m Published date 27 June 2018 Closing date 04 July 2018 Contract start date 01 November 2018 Contract end date 31 October 2022…

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  • Tenders
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    GB-Norwich: Floor Finishes Tender

    Broadland Housing Association Floor Finishes Tender Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Carpets, mats and rugs – 39530000 Carpeting – 39531400 Industrial carpeting – 39534000 Location of contract East of England Value of contract £100k – £500k Published date 21 June 2018 Closing date 20 July 2018 Contract start date 17…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Floored Britsh Homeowners turn to Independent Retailers – Lawton Yarns

    Research recently conducted by Lawton Yarns to a 1,000 homeowners showed they would prefer to turn to independent flooring retailers over e-zines, glossy home interest titles or social media channels for trusted advice and interiors inspiration. Over half (52%) of 1,000 homeowners surveyed by OnePoll on behalf of the Dewsbury-based wool spinner, Lawton Yarns, said they were most likely to seek out smaller, specialist stores to help inform their purchasing decisions. What’s more, 43% consider…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    ege carpets score – KICK Offices Philips Stadion

    KICK Offices Philips Stadion is a full-service co-working space meant to inspire, connect and facilitate entrepreneurs. Creating a professional environment, KICK Offices enable entrepreneurs to stimulate their workflow and meet business relations on an exclusive level in a unique location. Established in the famous football stadium of PSV in Eindhoven, Holland, the interior has a sportive look and feel. Designer: Martijn van Wezel, Creative Director & Partner at Kragt Groep B.V. Collections: Industrial Landscape by Tom…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    New collection from ege carpets: ReForm Terra

    ReForm Terra adds a new and organic design to the ReForm family that counts the Artworks, Foss, Legend, Matrix and Memory collections as well. Inspired by diverse landscapes from around the world Looking from far above, earth [in Latin: terra] is a spectacular view. Wild forests transform to a palette of greens blending into a softly shaped motif. The roaring oceans meet in dramatic and extremely powerful bluish points of intersection topped with light foam.…

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  • Recycling
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    Recofloor celebrates its 2018 vinyl flooring recycling champions

    Top Left to Right – Nigel Maude, Birch Distribution; Wayne Conlan, Ryjock Flooring; Andy Nichols, HFD/MCD Wales/3D Flooring Supplies/FAL; Anthony Purnell, Fantasy Flooring. Bottom Left to Right – Niall Kinsella, MCD Kidderminster; Steve Gregory, Altro – Picking up the award for SW Flooring; David Reilly, Polyflor – Picking up the award for JDF Flooring; Kevin Keegan; Tim Hodgkiss, Carpet & Flooring, Manchester – Picking up the award for MSD Flooring; Anthony Francis, Mayfield Floors. “We’re ahead…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    University of Copenhagen: Transforming a Raw Venue to the Ideal Workspace with ege carpets

    The faculty of humanities’ previous library at the University of Copenhagen originally featured a triple height room framed by hard vinyl floors, raw concrete walls and ditto ceilings. When up for renovation, in-house architect Peter Schjøtt Andersen embraces the opportunity to feed acoustic materials to the institution. Designer: Peter Schjøtt Andersen, University of Copenhagen Quality: ReForm Memory Ecotrust When it comes to well-being, immersion and productiveness acoustics matter. To soften the noise level of the…

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  • Recycling
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    Carpet Recycling UK Conference: Celebrating 10 years of resource recovery

    ‘Celebrating 10 years of Resource Recovery’ is the theme for Carpet Recycling UK’s 2018 Annual Conference and Awards Event which opens at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham on Thursday July 5th. The industry-backed association for recycling and reusing waste carpet will be marking a decade of achievements and significant contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who have all helped to drive greater sustainability in the flooring sector since 2008. The one-day conference, sponsored…

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  • Screeds News
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    Saint-Gobain Weber and Hodgson Mazda Newcastle drive together

    Commercial floor screed and tile fixing products by Saint-Gobain Weber have been specified for the refurbishment of the showroom at the Hodgson Mazda dealership in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The 330m² floor space accommodates new cars that offer a wide range of solutions to keep car and driver in perfect harmony. The original showroom floor was covered with a combination of carpet and ceramic tiles. It took a team of applicators from Northern Industrial Flooring, Sunderland, to remove…

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  • Flooring Accessories News
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    Gradus flooring accessories and floor-coverings get to work at Steel City House

    As part of an extensive refurbishment project, Gradus flooring accessories and floor-coverings now enhance the interior and provide safe access for users at Steel City House, Sheffield. Steel City House is one of Sheffield’s most iconic buildings having been originally built in 1927. Its central location has made it a popular landmark within the business community and the restoration provides modern open-plan commercial office space for growing business users. Spread over 63,000sq. ft., the unique…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Ege carpets help blend history with modern

    Given the exclusive historical location, the architecture and the surrounding nature Sundukovy Sisters design studio felt inspired to develop an interior concept harmoniously accompanying the architectural ensemble of Versailles while combining contemporary elegance with classic refinement. Architect: Sundukovy Sisters design studio Quality: Highline 80/20 1400 (wool/nylon) for the reception and lounge area, Highline 80/20 1100 (wool/nylon) and Highline 1100 for the corridors and rooms Design: Custom design – The design idea for Hotel Le Louis Versailles…

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  • Show News
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    The Flooring Show gets set for 2018!

    The UK’s national flooring event, The Flooring Show is in top gear getting ready for its 56th show in Harrogate September 16th – 18th 2018. Stand sales are running 16% ahead of 2017, with some long-term supporters of the show increasing their stand sizes and being joined by companies returning to exhibit at the show after a break. In total 83% of 2017 exhibitors have rebooked for 2018, with more to confirm. Karndean, Furlong Flooring,…

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  • Business News
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    UK contract floorcoverings market worth in excess of £1bn – AMA Contract Floorcoverings Market Report

    After achieving strong growth of 4% in 2015, growth rates in the contract floorcoverings market were slightly disappointing in 2016 and 2017. A number of factors had a negative impact on the market, including increasing inflation towards the end of the period and adverse currency movements as an indirect result of the Brexit vote, affecting imports. However, despite reduced growth rates, the value of the contract flooring market exceeded £1bn in 2017. The contract sector…

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  • LVT News
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    Gerflor LVT flooring solutions creating offices to smile about

    Advances in technology and a heightened focus on employee wellbeing are having a major impact on office design. This, added to the continued trend for open plan environments with different functional zones, has led to companies taking a more holistic approach to the design of their workspaces. According to the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), recruitment strategies in certain sectors see the physical design of workspaces as critical in attracting and retaining staff. Flooring…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Uzin Flooring Systems installed at Silverstone University Technical College

    Silverstone University Technical College is right in the heart of one of the world’s most famous motor racing circuits. This stunning new facility is a centre of excellence for pupils to study and the client required a first class finish to match the aspirations of the project. The flooring contractor, CD Flooring Installations Limited turned to UZIN because minimising risk was essential on such a prestigious project which involved installing several different types of floor…

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  • TENDER – Flooring (Supply, Fit and Refurbishment) ESPO

    Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Carpets, mats and rugs – 39530000 Knotted carpeting – 39531100 Woven carpeting – 39531200 Show additional CPV codes for this notice Location of contract Any region Value of contract £8.0m Published date 03 April 2018 Closing date 06 April 2018 Contract start date 01…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Milliken opens new Paris store

    Milliken opens its first showroom in Continental Europe

    Milliken’s first showroom in continental Europe, located at 40 rue des Mathurins in the 8th district of the capital, between the Saint-Lazare station and the La Madeleine district, opened during December 2017. The showroom is housed in a typically Parisian setting with many original architectural details from the Haussmann period such as mouldings, herringbone parquet and a winter garden room all forming a haven for the Milliken collections. Led by Marion Bradley, Marketing Communications Manager…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Ege Carpets and Designer Tom Dixon unite Swedish nature with pulsating city life

    Downtown Camper by Scandic is Scandic’s third signature hotel in central Stockholm. Located in the heart of the city and at the same time only an arm’s length from the beautiful Swedish scenery, the newly opened hotel intends to be an urban resort and a destination in itself. Architect:  Pia-Cally Wendt, Stylt Quality:  Highline 80/20 1400 (wool/nylon) Design:  ReForm Memory, Industrial Landscape by Tom Dixon & Metropolitan A strong hotel concept reflected in every single…

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  • Surface Preparation News
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    UZIN flooring system used to renovate floor at Peterborough Regional College

    A variety of UZIN flooring system products were used to renovate the flooring within the reception at Peterborough Regional College. The flooring contractor, Superior Finish Contracts was appointed to remove the old wood block flooring and install the new luxury vinyl tiles after a burst pipe flooded the reception. As the College provides education and training to over 10,000 students and businesses a year, it was extremely important that the new floor could withstand the…

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  • Tender – 16-18 Flooring (Supply, Fit and Refurbishment)

    ESPO Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Materials and Products, Technology and Equipment, Mining and Ores, Construction and Real Estate Location of contract Any region Value of contract £8.0m Published date 05 March 2018 Closing date 05 April 2018 Contract start date 01 June 2018 Contract end date 31 May…

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  • Chill on the UK high street continues

    Carpetright warned on profits for a second time today in just two months, slashing full year profit expectations whilst also confirming that it was in talks with its lenders to ensure that it complies with the terms of its banking facilities. The brutal winter hanging over the UK retail sector is showing no signs of letting up, as it moves further down the British high street. Consumers reining in their spending, in addition to an…

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  • Adhesives News
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    GEKKO – Improving Flooring Adhesive Systems and Productivity – Safely

    Gekko Industries offer innovative flooring adhesive systems which enable the industry to improve productivity, safely. These adhesive solutions meet and overcome the challenges faced by businesses as budgets are squeezed, legislation is tightened, and limited resources are high on the agenda. The Gekko G1 and G2 Flooring Adhesive Gun systems are a great example. These innovations will revolutionize the wood flooring and wall cladding industries. They cut jobbing time, limit potential work hazards – by…

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  • Cleaning and Supply of Materials Tender – Wellington House

    Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.   Contract summary Industry Construction and Real Estate, Environment and Sanitation Location of contract LS1 2DE Value of contract — Published date 19 February 2018 Closing date 05 March 2018 Contract start date 01 April 2018 Contract end date 31 March 2021 Contract is suitable for SMEs?…

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  • Carpets Tender for Government Hubs

    Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Materials and Products, Technology and Equipment Location of contract Any region Value of contract – Published date 19 February 2018 Closing date 26 March 2018 Contract start date 27 March 2018 Contract end date 18 March 2022 Contract is suitable for SMEs? Yes Contract…

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  • Jobs
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    Technical Sales Representative wanted – CAT

    Location: The North of England and Scotland. Established in 1986 Carpet Accessory Trims are a leading manufacturer of quality flooring profiles and accessories. JOB DESCRIPTION Your role will be to promote and sell C.A.T. product ranges to flooring contractors, retailers, wholesalers, architects, designers and related businesses. You will need to be self motivated with a background in sales and good organizational skills managing multiple projects and working closely with colleagues in our sales team. This…

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  • Carpet and Rug News

    Burmatex ® introduce alaska multilevel loop carpet tiles

    New experiences unfurl before our eyes; we absorb facts and figures on geography, geology, landscape and lifestyle. As designers, our interests lie with colour and texture, contrast and pattern, and the relationships between these subjects. Named after the most northern US state and popular travel destination, alaska multilevel loop carpet tiles echo the textures found in the make-up of the land; the ice, water, layers of rock. The textural finish of the product also works beautifully…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Ege inspire with their Ultimate guide to carpets

    Ege wanted to inspire and help all you great architects and interior designers out there with a truly helpful, one-stop guide to working with carpets. So they banded together with a prime selection of leading architects, interior designers and carpet experts to give you: “The Ultimate Guide to Carpets“. The guide contains: How the carpet in your next project could look with tons of beautiful and inspiring examples How to use carpet customization to tell your story…

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  • Flooring News
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    Case Study – Wharfedale Homes by S&D Flooring

    Client: Wharfedale Homes  Size: 65m2 Duration: 1 day Wharfedale Homes specialises in developing design-led new-build homes in Yorkshire. Carefully designed to blend sympathetically into their local environment, the organisation provides its clients with high-quality construction and craftsmanship. It is also these high standards that would also determine the quality of their recent refurbishment of the practice itself. In determining the overall look of its small meeting room, Wharfedale turned to Chameleon Business Interiors, who in-turn…

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  • Carpet and Laminate Installation Services 2018 – 22 Tender

    Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Materials and Products, Technology and Equipment, Mining and Ores, Construction and Real Estate Location of contract L11 2SF Value of contract £130k – £150k Published date 02 February 2018 Closing date 22 February 2018 Contract start date 02 April 2018 Contract end date 31…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Incati presents its new METAL-X Carpet Collection – Floornet

    The newest result of our innovative approach and technical know-how. Incati created this effect by combining our newly developed URBAN designs with the brilliant and shining ECONYL® metallic yarns, available in gold, silver, pearl, prosecco and copper colours. The collection is produced on our state of the art cobble Vandewiele Myriad individual pile delivery tufting machine, allowing individual placement of each tuft. Now avaible from Floornet – for further details please contact us on 01787 461420…

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  • Recycling
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    Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises to 42%

    Volumes of carpet waste diverted from landfill in the UK continue to rise, with 168,000 tonnes reused, recycled or recovered for energy in 2017, reports Carpet Recycling UK. This represents a diversion rate of 42% – up from 35% and an increase in 26,000 tonnes compared to 2016, according to the industry body’s latest figures. Around 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arise each year in the UK. Energy recovery accounted for 124,000 tonnes with the…

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  • Resin News
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    Mapei ’s Mapefloor Comfort System AR/X installed at BDP Architects Bristol office

    Designers are specifying state of the art solutions which promote serenity, tranquility and concentration. Mapei are dedicated to research and development and as such have created the Mapefloor Comfort System: a flooring concept dedicated to the creation of seamless flooring characterized by a high level of comfort underfoot that also helps to reduce noise levels. Available in a wide range of colours, the Mapefloor Comfort System can be used in renovation and new build projects.…

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  • LVT News
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    New Year, new style with Gerflor’s stunning Saga2 LVT acoustic flooring range

    Not everything on the planet is both durable and comfortable. Producing products that look stunning, are made to last and deliver performance needs innovative thinking, coupled to design flair, together with a decent nod towards understanding the market. International flooring specialist Gerflor have produced a dream of a product that ticks a cornucopia of boxes when it comes to design and substance. Their latest updated LVT acoustic flooring range is bringing the concept of unique…

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  • Underlay News
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    Make a Real Difference with Floorwise

    The Feel the Difference underlay collection has been warmly received by fitters and retailers alike, who appreciate the luxury, performance and longevity on offer from this new launch by floorwise. Featuring three constructions, the collection is designed to provide homeowners with a choice of premium-quality Ultra Heavy Density Plus underlays, each offering similar performance levels so that selection comes down to function or preference. The result offers a clear and easy to understand collection driven…

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  • Ball and Young – Area Manager Vacancy

    AREA MANAGER VACANCY – Ball and Young Ltd West Midlands – Gloucestershire – Hereford – Worcester – Northampton – Oxford – Warwickshire A leading manufacturer of a wide range of carpet and wood floor underlays and accessories, including CLOUD 9, the Brand Leader. As an ambitious professional, you will welcome this outstanding opportunity to further your career with a high profile company. Experience in the Floorcovering Trade is essential. This position would suit a well…

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  • National Museums Liverpool Carpet Renewal Tender

    National Museums Liverpool Carpet Renewal in Streets and World Culture Gallery at World Museum Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Construction and Real Estate Location of contract North West Value of contract — Published date 20 December 2017 Closing date 15 January 2018 Contract start date 22 January 2018 Contract…

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  • Industrial Machinery News
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    Removing floor coverings with Wolff Strippers

    Selecting the type of floor stripping machine In principle, removing a floor covering is a rather simple job. However, whether this job actually proves to be simple in practice depends on selecting the proper machine for one part and rather essentially the proper tool for the other. The question as to the “proper machine” is answered frequently by dipping into the wallet or currently available budget. However, you will be well advised to make your…

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  • Tender – Flooring Framework (Coventry)

    WM Housing Group Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Materials and Products, Technology and Equipment, Mining and Ores, Construction and Real Estate Location of contract CV1 2UR Value of contract £80k – £106k Published date 08 December 2017 Closing date 06 January 2018 Contract start date 12 February 2018 Contract…

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  • Carpetright – Profits are below market expectations

    A sluggish housing market and lower consumer confidence have certainly caught up with Carpetright. Profits are below market expectations and the tone of its guidance statement is decidedly gloomy despite some positive revenue signs coming through early in the second half. Competition is also biting, with intense margin pressure not just evident in the Netherlands and Belgium: the UK operating margin has slumped a whole 0.7 percentage points to 1.9%. Management is working hard to stave off the competition…

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  • Underlay News
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    Interfloor’s One-Stop-Shop for Flooring Accessories at Domotex 2018

    Europe’s largest manufacturer of flooring accessories, Interfloor is attending Domotex to showcase its British-manufactured underlays which cover a broad range of requirements and meet the demands of both the residential and contract markets. From airports to mosques and churches, hotels, casinos, new build housing, maritime vessels, cruise liners, universities and schools, theatres and cinemas, and stadium complexes; Interfloor has supplied underlay with outstanding commercial performance. Interfloor’s trusted brands include Tredaire, Duralay, Gripperrods and Stikatak. The underlay…

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  • Carpetright plc Interim Results Announcement

    “Significant progress made in core UK flooring business – first half performance impacted by short term UK beds clearance and losses in Rest of Europe. Current trade encouraging but taking a more cautious view of second half prospects” Financial highlights Group Group revenue increased 2.6% to £228.1m (H1 FY17: £222.3m) (note 1) Underlying profit before tax of £2.1m (H1 FY17: £5.1m)(note 2) Net debt of £22.8m (H1 FY17: net cash £0.4m) reflecting the continued investment…

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  • Show News
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    OCEAN MEDIA GROUP BUYS THE FLOORING SHOW

    The Flooring Show, the UK’s national flooring event, which marked its 55th edition this year, has been purchased by Ocean Media Group, a leading provider of exhibitions, events, awards and specialist publications. Owned and organised by Wendy Adams for the past five years, the show has undergone a period of regeneration and growth under her management and is now gearing up for its 2018 edition, which will run on 16-18 September at the Harrogate Convention…

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  • Featured Partner
    AXA Insurance

    Bucking the interior design trend:

    As part of its sponsorship of the Grand Room Sets feature at Grand Designs Live in Birmingham this October, AXA Insurance has released new research highlighting the most and least popular interior design trends across the UK, with some surprising results. No two houses are the same, however AXA has found that certain cities have particular tastes when it comes to decorating their homes, many of which go against our preconceptions of trends in certain…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    BOLON + LINDBÄCKS SWEDEN

    Project:  Lindbäcks City/Country:  Stockholm, Sweden Architect:  MER Collection:  Bolon By You Stripe Brown Sand gloss Area:  260 m2  Year:  2017 Architects at MER made the most of this unique Stockholm location by embracing the vast views of the Swedish capital. Lindbäcks Byggs new office, located in Solna just outside the heart of Stockholm has 260 square meters of Bolon By You Stripe Brown/Sand gloss installed. A Scandinavian mix of wood and white painted walls and…

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  • Featured Partner
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    Alliance Flooring Distribution lays tech fleet success

    Alliance Flooring Distribution Ltd, one of the UK’s leading dedicated floor covering distributors, has added Microlise Proof of Delivery (POD) and Journey Management to increase efficiency and customer satisfaction, while reducing paperwork and time to invoice. Supplying all types of floor coverings including carpet, vinyl, laminate, LVT, wood, underlay and accessories, Alliance Flooring will gain full visibility of its regular delivery and collection service by monitoring planned versus actual route and schedule execution.   Microlise…

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  • Bucking the interior design trend: New research shows real diversity in design trends across the UK

    As part of its sponsorship of the Grand Room Sets feature at Grand Designs Live in Birmingham this October, AXA Insurance has released new research highlighting the most and least popular interior design trends across the UK, with some surprising results. No two houses are the same, however AXA has found that certain cities have particular tastes when it comes to decorating their homes, many of which go against our preconceptions of trends in certain…

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  • Tender – Replace Install new carpets at Templars Court Dartford

    Replacement and Installation of new carpets tender at Templars Court, Littlebrook Manor Way, Dartford DA1 5AD – Dartford Borough Council Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Materials and Products, Technology and Equipment Location of contract South East Value of contract £73k Published date 22 November 2017 Closing date 13 December 2017 Contract start…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Oraito chooses Stepevi Rugs

    Ora ïto chooses Stepevi’s Pixel Rose collection for the interior design of Yooma Hotel

    When award-winning French designer, Ora ïto, imagined the interior concept of the Yooma Hotel in Paris, the design prodigy chose Stepevi to provide luxurious rugs in the reception area. All the rugs, from Stepevi’s iconic Pixel Rose collection, were made in Turkey and delivered in March 2017, three weeks after the order was placed. Hand-tufted in 100% hard-wearing wool, the rugs are suitable for high traffic public spaces such as a hotel lobby while creating oversized statement pieces that cover…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Visual Drama, Created in Hollywood – Swedish Drama, Hollywood Style

    Daniel Wellington is a leading accessory brand, globally recognised for the sophisticated and minimalist design of its products. Since its inception, the company has sold over 6 million watches and established itself as one of the fastest growing and most beloved brands in the watch industry. At the same time, the brand’s social media community has quickly evolved into a global movement with 3,2 million followers on Instagram helping to grow, define and develop the…

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  • Open future opportunity PR3874 – Nurses Corridor Flooring Tender

     Open future opportunity – This means that the buyer is not yet ready to invite bid applications but early notification has been provided and some dialogue may be possible. Contract summary Industry Construction and Real Estate Location of contract London Value of contract £19k Published date 20 November 2017 Approach to market date 31 December 2017 Contract start date 20 November 2017 Contract end date 31 December 2017 Description Scope of Works – Contract Awarded…

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  • Flooring News
    FloorSwitch

    Floorswitch APP to revolutionise the way the world sees floors

    The ‘imagination gap’, the point between a sample request and a loss of custom, currently costs the UK flooring industry an estimated £60 million per year. FloorSwitch is set to solve this problem with their revolutionary augmented reality flooring application. Utilising the latest in mobile technology, FloorSwitch has developed the World’s most technologically advanced edge detection system. This allows users to visualise the floor with minimal to no user input. “Currently, users are required to…

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  • Screeds News
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    Bostik receives top marks for flooring at the University of Huddersfield

      Titan Flooring was the main flooring contractor for the £27.5m development, which includes the new six-storey Oastler building that will house the University’s Law School and part of the School of Music, Humanities and Media. The building has a range of environmental features which have helped it achieve BREEAM Excellent status. A number of products from Bostik’s range were selected to ensure a superior floor finish across the Oastler building. These included the Screedmaster…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Bolon – Projects We Love

    PROJECT INFORMATION  Project:   Service Union United PAM City/Country:   Helsinki, Finland Architect:   Innovarch OY Collection:   Artisan Slate, Coal, Fuchsia, Petroleum, Silence Illuminate Area:   320 m2  Year:   2016 Architects at Innovarch OY used numerous of different Bolon tiles from our collections, Artisan and Silence to create the lovely spectrum of colours that now raises up from the floor, at the Service Union United PAM office in Helsinki Finland. The interior design welcomes the spectacular Helsinki views through…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    CRUK: retailers rise to the challenge of recycling carpets

    Flooring suppliers of all sizes are rising to the challenge of recycling carpets and asking for advice on how they can offer a recycling service, while bringing down their disposal costs, reports Carpet Recycling UK, the industry’s association for recycling and reusing carpet. Throughout the three-day 2017 Harrogate Flooring Show, the CRUK team handled numerous enquiries from companies across the carpet supply chain seeking alternative sustainable disposal options for both uplifted carpet and post-installation offcuts.…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Ege-Atelier-Carpets

    Design possibilities with ege carpet

    The story of Dutch hotel Parc Broekhuizen goes back to the 15th century. However, today’s decoration is inspired by the Louis XVI style especially popular in the late 17th century and carefully rebuild from well-preserved old photographs of ceilings, panelling, ornaments, sculptures and impressive murals painted on the walls in the grand lounge. The scene is set for a sensuous hotel stay as interior architect Judith Van Mourik has incorporated the historical feeling in every single…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    British-Wool-Story Video

    The British Wool Story

    British Wool has launched its new short film “The British Wool Story”, which takes viewers through the fascinating story of wool from the sheep in the field to the point of delivery. Focusing on harvesting the wool, the film shows viewers the actual process of on-farm flock management, sheep shearing and the fleece collection process. Richard Wilson, a fourth generation sheep farmer of Crimple Head Farm, Beckwithshaw, North Yorkshire, helps to tell this fascinating story. The…

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    Hangar Design Group signs a new collection of exclusive pieces of furniture for Rossato, an authoritative reference in the international contract sector. Making one thing clear: Home Collection is meant for luxury hotels as well as for the most elegant homes. The brand new Home Collection by Hangar Design Group nods to the early XXth century, recalling the years in which modern design took shape in a series of chairs, armchairs, tables, benches, mirrors and…

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    Recofloor vinyl flooring recyclers win Red Letter Days prizes

    Recofloor has named the three winners of its annual Summer Promotion, which was held throughout August to encourage more flooring companies to recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Altro and Polyflor’s scheme. The draw was streamed live on Facebook at the beginning of September. Congratulations to MacGregor Flooring Company Ltd, Hamilton; Branagan Flooring Services, Manchester and S&D Flooring Ltd, Hull who each won a £100 Red Letter Days Gift Card to spend on an ‘unforgettable…

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  • Tender – Carpets Curtains and Blinds – Supply install – Stoke-on-Trent

    Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Corporate Procurement Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Materials and Products, Technology and Equipment Location of contract West Midlands Value of contract – Published date 16 September 2017 Closing date 31 October 2017 Contract start date 04 January 2018 Contract end date 03 January 2022 Description To…

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    Carpet Recycling UK celebrates its 2017 award winners

    Photo caption l to r: Mike Dobson, Headlam; Anthony Purnell, Fantasy Flooring; Mark Gilbert, Emerald Trading Waste Solutions Ltd; Graham Kempton, Designer Contracts;  Samantha Archer, M25 Made by U; Andrew Bird; Ellen Petts, Greenstream Flooring CIC; Kate Burnett, Milliken; Stewart Cullingford, Cullingford Carpets; David Filbee, Emerald Trading Waste Solutions Ltd; David Teague, James Robinson Fibres; Ashley Haigh, Carpet Tile Recycling Carpet Recycling UK held its fourth annual awards ceremony in June to mark the achievements…

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  • Show News
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    Welcome to Hall Q – The Flooring Show

    The Flooring Show has grown year on year since it began, and now it will be taking up its fifth exhibition hall in the Harrogate Convention Centre, from Sunday 17th to Tuesday 19th September. DOWNLOAD STAND GUIDE Hall Q will be home to even more exhibitors and a few new features that you’ll definitely want to see! Brand new for the 2017 show is the Contract Zone, sponsored by the CFA. This area will focus…

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    The Flooring Show 2017 Preview

    With over 180 exhibitors preparing for the show and visitors still registering to attend. Plan your trip in advance using the useful links on our website. Plan your trip in advance using the useful links on our website to avoid any last minute rushing and disappointment! Accommodation and Travel If you still need to plan your trip to The Flooring Show, you can use our website to arrange accommodation and travel. Our only official accommodation agent…

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    “Return of the Carpet Crusher”

    For the fourth year running the Kenburn Carpet Crusher will be exhibiting again at this year’s Flooring Show Our recycling initiatives have been welcomed by the flooring industry who in particular are extremely keen to divert their recyclable carpet and underlay waste from landfill. The recycling scheme involves using either new or old uplifted carpet and underlay waste as a fuel for “waste to energy” and the fuel provides the power for concrete kilns as…

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    CBRE new office space refreshes working culture with Interface

    Bristol’s heritage as a hotspot for design is long established. It’s home to international landmarks including the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the famous harbour, as well as renowned Georgian architecture. The modern, developing face of the city sits alongside these historic sites. Commercial real estate company CBRE took two floors of Clifton Heights, one of the tallest office developments in the city. CBRE used the move as an opportunity to focus on refreshing its working…

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    Floorstore goes through rebrand and celebrates new store opening in Wakefield

    Floorstore is one of Yorkshire’s largest flooring companies and it has recently gone through a fresh rebrand and has just opened a new store in the centre of Wakefield, creating just under ten jobs in the process. It comes after a successful 2016 in which the company, based in Leeds and Wakefield, grew beyond the capacity of its old showroom. Floorstore is widely recognised as a market leader in the flooring industry, selling a range…

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    Friends of the Earth: Creating a positive workplace to protect the planet

    Environmental campaigning charity, Friends of the Earth, has brought its brand identity to life through the design of its new London-based office space. The result is a positive workplace that stays true to the organisation’s core environmental beliefs and reminds the Friends of the Earth team of its purpose while sowing the seeds for the organisation to continue to thrive. “Our old office space was five floors, which made it hard for staff and volunteers…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Recofloor announces ‘Red Letter Days’ Summer Prize Draw

    Recofloor has launched its annual Summer Promotion giving flooring contractors who recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Altro and Polyflor’s scheme the chance to win an ‘unforgettable experience’ with a Red Letter Days Gift Card. Every flooring company raising a Recofloor collection throughout August will be entered into a draw with a chance to win one of three £100 Red Letter Days Gift Cards. The prizes will be offered to the first three names chosen…

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  • Carpet Fitting of One Guildhall Square Tender

    SOUTHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry  –  Construction and Real Estate Location of contract  –  South West Value of contract  — Published date  –  21 July 2017 Closing date  –  24 August 2017 Contract start date  –  30 September 2017 Contract end date  –  31 October 2017…

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    Tom Dixon: The idea of being involved is my motive – Ege Carpets

    Infamously self-taught, Tom Dixon is an internationally renowned British designer. His works are included in permanent collections of the most prestigious museums in the world, including the V&A, London and the MoMA, New York. Tom Dixon has built his universe through intensely diverse experiences, from music, contemporary lighting, furniture and accessories to high profile projects including the Restaurant at The Royal Academy in London, Jamie Oliver’s restaurant, Barbecoa, as well as Shoreditch House.  Easily bored…

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    Milliken’s Stunning Colour Compositions Takes Top Spot!

    At the Mixology 2017 Design Awards Milliken’s carpet plank collection – Colour Compositions – picked up the product of the year award in the flooring category. The awards ceremony and summer ball, held at Old Billingsgate Market on 22nd June, was attended by a record 1,100 design and architecture industry professionals. The Mixology awards are organised by commercial interiors design magazine Mix Interiors and the winners are chosen by an independent panel of expert judges.…

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  • Supply and installation of carpets at Manston Court Tender, Southampton

    SOUTHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Materials and Products, Technology and Equipment, Construction and Real Estate Location of contract South East, South West Value of contract — Published date 30 June 2017 Closing date 27 July 2017 Contract start date 31 July 2017 Contract end date 31…

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    Innovative woven textiles for unique carpet and rug designs at Domotex

    The art of weaving is one of the oldest known techniques for producing textile products. Nevertheless, contemporary designers and carpet manufacturers are still finding ways of creating genuinely innovative textiles. The resulting carpets and rugs, and customized production methods, provide an insight into the keynote theme for DOMOTEX 2018 – UNIQUE YOUNIVERSE – and inspiration for personalizing the design of our interiors. At this year’s DOMOTEX in Hannover, Simone Post was a worthy winner in…

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    Beaulieu Fibres highlights Technology Innovator commitment at Techtextil 2017

    Beaulieu Fibres International, the leading European polyolefin fibre producer, demonstrates its strengths as a “Technology Innovator” at Techtextil 2017, promising more fibre innovations to address market demand in segments such as automotive, flooring and geotextiles. Customer cooperation creating innovative new products New fibre technology made-in-Belgium from November 2017 Beaulieu Fibres International’s recent Supplier Excellence for Technological Innovation Award from Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, is just one example of its commitment to developing innovative new products. Beaulieu…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Luxury Persian Rug and Carpet designer Hossein Rezvani creates stunning new collection for 2017

    Launching for 2017 Hossein has created a new striking Luxury Persian Rug design Isfahan, which takes inspiration from this city in southwest Iran that, during the 17th Century, belonged to the richest and most splendid towns of the world – something represented in this collection. Available in three colourways, grey, crème and blue, this range of rugs are a new edition of a noble classic with traditional arabesques and floral patterns, which the designer has given…

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  • Underlay News
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    Floorwise Performance PU Underlay – It’s Good to be Dense

    To give homeowners better recovery and long-term durability from their underlay choice, Floorwise has upgraded some of its most popular PU underlays with new and improved higher densities. The ever-popular Prima (8mm) and Lusso (10mm) have been improved with 18% more foam, upgraded from Medium Density to High Density. High-performance Lift (7mm) and Tread (9mm) are now even more durable thanks to another 18% uplift, going from Super High Density to Ultra High Density. The…

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    Custom designed carpets for Hôtel de JoBo by Ege

    Hidden behind a flamboyant courtyard, Hôtel de JoBo is the intimate and delightful escape for all wannabe Parisians. Joséphine Bonaparte’s fantasized alter ego, JoBo, is the inspiration behind the hotel décor and in today’s world of celebrity magazines and social media, Joséphine Bonaparte would probably be known as JoBo. Who would do a better job representing French elegance with charming frivolity than the contemporary version of Joséphine Bonaparte? But, this great seductress also had a…

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    Victoria PLC transfers manufacturing from Kidderminster with plans for two new distribution centres

    We received the following exciting news from Victoria PLC: Victoria PLC would like to update you on some changes we are making. Following the rapid growth of the Group in recent years, we are making some internal changes to make our operations work more effectively for all of our customers. The successful growth of Victoria has enabled the Group to reassess how best to utilise its operations across its multiple locations and today we are…

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    Carpet Fitter Finalists & Demo Zones at The Flooring Show

    The 2017 Flooring Show is getting closer, making it’s annual return to the Harrogate Convention Centre from Sunday 17th September to Tuesday 19th September, for three days of industry leading exhibitors, a wide range of products and popular Show Features. After its successful comeback in 2016, NICF announced earlier in the year that they would, once again, be running the Carpet Fitter of the Year finals at this years Flooring Show. As on of the…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Milliken wins ‘Made in the North West’ Green Manufacturers Award

    Milliken was amongst those to be honoured at Insider‘s annual Made in the North West Awards on May 4th 2017 collecting the top prize for green manufacturer / sustainable manufacturer. The awards recognise the most ambitious and innovative companies operating in the sector. The judges said: “Milliken’s culture clearly embraces the environmental needs of customers with clear KPIs that show improvements.” Milliken has designed and manufactured floor coverings from its Wigan plant for over 25…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Floorwise cranks up heat with enhanced F555 Flooring Adhesive

    F555 is the latest all-purpose flooring adhesive to join the renowned floorwise adhesive stable, suitable for the permanent bonding of carpets and vinyls. This water-based acrylic adhesive offers exceptional initial grab, and is sure to provide a durable bond on the installer’s first attempt. floorwise F555 is also capable of withstanding significant fluctuations in room temperature, from -30°C to +70°C, while easy to apply, non-staining and containing no organic solvents. “For years floorwise has been…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Work underway on Cormar Carpet’s new southern distribution centre

    Leading UK carpet manufacturer, Cormar Carpets, is investing in a new purpose-built distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead, consolidating its regional hub network across the South of England. Work is already underway at the £15m, 130,000 sq ft facility which will stock and distribute carpet and enable Cormar to continue to provide market-leading service to a growing network of retail customers and strengthen its distribution across the UK. Said David Judge, managing director at Cormar Carpets:…

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    British Wool Appoints Graham Clark as New Head of Marketing

    British Wool appoints Graham Clark they are the organisation that sells and promotes British grown wool to the international textile industry.   Graham who has a Degree, Post Graduate Diploma and Masters Degree in Marketing has come from a background in joinery and kitchens. Until recently he was Marketing Manager at XL Joinery. His role there included responsibility for shaping the marketing strategy in the organisation.   Originally from Cumbria, Graham has significant experience in selling…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Lush motifs with embedded personal meaning – Ege Atelier Collection

    The Atelier collection features 16 designs and three design themes – Textile, Mineral and Gravure – each of them inspired by the passions of Monsieur Christian Lacroix. Having clear references to fashion, the Textile designs are created from a personal archive of ethnic and foreign fabrics transformed into patterns of patchwork, velvet draping and paisleys being one of Monsieur Christian Lacroix’s favourite design elements through all times. Fascinated by collecting stones, Monsieur Christian Lacroix brings…

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  • Flooring News
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    Carpet Recycling UK Conference: developing towards a circular economy

    Carpet Recycling UK’s 2017 Annual Conference and Awards Event kicks off at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on June 21st taking the theme of ‘developing towards a circular economy’ for carpet. CRUK will be celebrating the achievements and important contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who are helping to create a circular economy for carpet and driving forward greater sustainability in the sector. Guest host and keynote speaker, Andrew Bird, Chair…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Diamond Gripper holds top spot

    It’s no surprise that Diamond Gripper remains the go-to gripper product for installers up and down the country, with floorwise sticking to its ethos of quality and value in every accessory brought to market. Offering exceptional hold thanks to extra width and an increased number of zinc-coated rust-resistant pins, this product is certainly worthy of its place in the versatile floorwise product portfolio. Diamond Gripper, available in pre-nailed options for concrete, wood and dual-purpose, offers…

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  • Wool Talks – Be informed about Wool – Wool Floor Show London

    WEDNESDAY 15TH MARCH 11.00am – 12.30pm Wool Style Arabella McNie – Curator and stylist (Wool House 2013 and Focus 2016). Bridgette Kelly – Interior Textiles Director at The Campaign for Wool. Designer – Design Matters with Giles Kime, Interiors Editor of Country Life and Roger Oates, designer and founder of flatweave brand Roger Oates Design. 2.15pm Wool Uncovered Bridgette Kelly – Interiors Director for the Campaign for Wool Learn about the amazing assets of the…

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  • Wool Floors Look Wonderful at Wool Floor Show London

    The only event in the trade show calendar that focuses entirely on wool flooring is to be held next month (on 15th and 16th March) at Stamford Bridge, in the grounds of Chelsea FC. Wool Floor Show London will present a stunning collection of wool carpet and rug exhibitors featuring leading brands that do not exhibit together at any other event. There are over twenty-three quality exhibitors at this stunning showcase in the centre of…

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  • Business News
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    Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises to 35%

    More carpet waste in the UK was diverted from landfill in 2016 with 142,000 tonnes that were reused, recycled or recovered for energy, according to latest Carpet Recycling UK figures. This 14% increase on 2015 (125,000 tonnes) represents a diversion rate of 35% – up from just 2% in 9 years. Around 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arise each year in the UK. Energy recovery increased by 35% compared to 2015 as the use of…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    Trending now with Ege carpet: Optical illusions, geometry and dark ambient

    With stunning textures, patterns and colours available, ege carpet is emerging as the focal point in many interior designs. While hard surfaces as concrete, tiles and timber offer a clean modern expression, the comfort, warmth and high design factor offered by carpets provide a playground of opportunities for designers, architects and artists. Mads Arlien-Søborg, Danish design and trend expert, has sampled a variety of the newest and most intriguing floor designs. Having travelled across the…

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  • Adhesives News
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    Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

    Returning for the 55th year, The Flooring Show 2017 will run across three days, from 17th to 19th September 2017, so make sure you save the dates for the UK’s largest, trade only Flooring Show! With over 150 of the industries leading brands already signed up to exhibit and a large range of product categories suitable for all sectors, this year’s show is looking to be bigger and better than ever. Exhibits will be displaying…

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  • Business News
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    Catch the winning action at the Recofloor 2017 Awards Event

    Don’t run out of time; book your tickets now at www.recofloor.org for the cricket-themed  Recofloor 2017 Awards Event to be held at London’s historic Kia Oval cricket ground on March 29th. This year’s annual awards event promises to go ‘all out’ celebrating the waste vinyl flooring recycling achievements of participants in Polyflor and Altro’s national Take Back scheme. Guest host and former England cricket captain David Gower will be presenting trophies and certificates to Recofloor…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
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    Luxury vinyl tile range from Milliken Enhanced, Refined and Designed to Combine

    Milliken announces a new addition to its Luxury Vinyl Tile range: Freelay LVT. The Freelay LVT collection includes six designs and the additional benefit of effortless adhesive free installation, as well as excellent comfort and acoustic characteristics. Furthermore, the standard LVT range has been edited and the collection refined with some additional designs now on offer. Freelay LVT planks and tiles have been created for easy installation and maintenance. Freelay LVT is particularly beneficial where…

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    The Flooring Show 2017 – Registration & Exhibitor List Online Now

    The Flooring Show 2017, the UK’s largest, trade only exhibition, will be back at the Harrogate International Centre from Sunday 17th - 19th September

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  • Interface multiplies design possibilities with latest collection Employ Lines

    Global modular flooring manufacturer, Interface, has launched its new Employ Loop and Employ Lines ranges, which work in unison to offer endless design possibilities and flexibility, for commercial spaces at a competitive price. Consisting of two coordinating designs and an extensive range of neutral and bright colours, the Employ collection delivers great value for money as well as numerous creative design options to fit any space.  To develop this new collection, the design team at Interface has analysed and…

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  • Acoustic Flooring News
    Ege Hotel

    Garden State Hotel, Melbourne installing by Ege

    Technē Architecture + Interior Design has completely rebuilt this four-storey bar and hospitality venue while preserving its distinctive exterior, a heritage Victorian era building that began life as a textile mill in 1896. The hugely ambitious 2,000 square-metre project preserves much of the original factory’s saw tooth roof while opening its central bays to form a terraced beer garden that has the feel of a Victorian conservatory. The contemporary architecturally designed pub is a versatile…

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  • An all-star line-up for January Furniture Show

      The UK’s number one furniture and furnishings event, The January Furniture Show, is set to be a star studded event with appearances from a film star and a Manchester United player. Legendary football and movie hard man, Vinnie Jones, is proving he has a softer side with the launch of the Deacon Jones range by Crown Floors. Partnering with long-time friend and flooring expert to the rich and famous, Danny Deacon, to create the…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
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    In-crease your green credentials at Recofloor’s 2017 Awards Event

    Put a spin on your waste vinyl flooring recycling achievements and celebrate the winners’ runs of success at the cricket-themed 2017 Recofloor Awards Event to be held at London’s world-famous Oval cricket ground on March 29th 2017. Don’t get caught out – submit your entries online at www.recofloor.org by Friday January 27th 2017 to bat for your company in Polyflor and Altro’s national Take Back scheme. Hosting the sixth annual awards event will be former…

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  • Brintons supports new design talent by recruiting  Kayleigh Jones to its UK design team

    Carpet design and manufacturing company Brintons is delighted to welcome recent Birmingham City University (BCU) Textile Design graduate Kayleigh Jones to its dynamic UK design team based at the company’s Head Office in Kidderminster. Over the last four years, Brintons has collaborated closely with BCU’s School of Fashion and Textiles, lending its support to Textile degree students during their final year projects and promoting the students’ work at leading industry events and design festivals. As part of this close collaboration, Brintons Commercial Marketing Manager, Sarah Draper, and designers Jodie Hatton…

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  • Carpetright pre-profits down

    Carpetright ended up looking a bit grubby this Tuesday, becoming the latest company to fall afoul of sterling’s slump. Full year pre-profits plunged 42% to £4.1 million, while like-for-like sales shrank 2.9%, with CEO Wilf Walsh explicitly pointing to the Brexit and the pound’s subsequent troubles for the weak annual results. Investors reacted in kind, sending the stock more than 4% lower, wiping out much of the growth Carpetright saw at the end of last…

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