Armstrong increases freight rates
The company attributes the increase to the record amounts of freight and a continued national driver shortage, which have affected supply-demand balances and have caused significant inflationary pressures on transportation networks despite the moderations in fuel costs.
Amazon: It's not the drones that should worry you (Second in a two part series)
[Jonathan Trivers]This is a very bad sign. Some time ago, Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, invested in Pro.com which helps home owners find, book and schedule home improvement professionals. Pro.com is based in Seattle near Amazon’s South Lake Union headquarters.
The Global Market At Your Doorstep
Chances are you’re buying and selling products that are sourced from all over the world, and that’s true whether you’re a distributor, a retailer or even a manufacturer. Cork from Portugal. Ceramic tiles from Italy and Spain. Laminate and locking systems from Europe. Exotic wood species from Brazil.........
Dream Weaver And Engineered Floors To Debut Nylon Line
Setting out to match its revolutionary polyester carpet launched five years ago, Engineered Floors and its residential division will introduce a nylon line, manufactured from extrusion through tufting and finishing at an Engineered Floors facility here in Northwest Georgia
Looks Good, But What Is It?
When Pergo came to North America in 1992, there was a lot of confusion about what it was. Was it a variation of laminated wood, now called engineered wood flooring, or a variation of resilient tile? Finally it was decided to create a new category called laminate flooring. Who decided? The industry............
Belgium Pavilion at DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2015
Belgium is by far the leading EU-carpet manufacturer and one of the biggest carpet exporting countries in the whole world. Both for the residential and for the commercial world, the Belgian industry offers a complete range of appropriate rugs and textile floor coverings in all types............