Flooring and Carpet News for January 2012
Carpet as artwork in Australia
An Australian contemporary artist has created a work of art which incorporates the unusual component of flooring tiles.
Predicted upturn for US flooring sector
A boom in flooring sales in America has been predicted by a professional flooring industry analyst, who claims that 2012 could be the most successful of recent years.
Award for UKFD laminate floors
A prestigious award has marked the start of the year for UK Flooring Direct, where the next twelve months is expected to be just as successful.
Steady flooring sales for 2011
Despite dire economic news throughout 2011, new figures reveal that it was actually a relatively stable year for wood flooring purchases across Europe.
Irish flooring industry faces end of year difficulties
The Irish flooring industry was one of the hardest hit sectors in the run up to the Christmas period with constantly low sales figures causing a difficult time for businesses.
Wood flooring produced through prison labour 'broke laws'
Flooring which had been partly produced by U.S. prisoners was found to be breaking Canadian import laws by shipping the products in to the country.
Extensive rug collection to be previewed
A massive new rug collection will go on display at Surfaces 2012 with 200 new designs being unveiled for the very first time.
Vinyl recycling scheme brings home the bacon
Bacon sandwiches have helped a vinyl floor recycling company recruit many more flooring distributors to use their successful scheme.
Exclusive leather belt floors
A flooring option made entirely from leather belts has caught the interest of the flooring market with an attractive appearance and exclusive style.
Rug competition for athletes finds a winner
An exciting competition by flooring manufacturer Shaw Industries has found a winner from over 70 entrants, all of who were athletes from the Special Olympics.