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January Rug Markets Wrap Up

January Rug Markets Wrap Up

Millennium Weavers At the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Millennium Weavers introduced its TexelWeave technology, which weaves different nylon fibers, along with polypropylene, on a Wilton loom. The rug is then dyed, and the different nylons take the dyes differently to create the pattern. “The nylon defines the pattern,” Mike Thompson, vice president of sales,More »

Floor Coverings In the News

Floor Coverings In the News

Kaleen Opens Facility Now in its 15th year in the U.S., Kaleen officially opened its new facility in Dalton, Ga., just before the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. From left, Grey Christie, regional vice president, Kaleen; David Pennington, mayor of Dalton, Ga.; Radhe Rathi, CEO, Kaleen; Monty Rathi, chief operating officer, Kaleen; Monty’s wife KirtiMore »

National Geographic Collection Launches with Concord Global Trading

National Geographic Collection Launches with Concord Global Trading

NEW YORK–Concord Global Trading has teamed up with National Geographic and will launch a line of area rugs for both adults and kids based on National Geographic’s photographic archive at the New York Home Fashions Market, which begins today. Concord Global Trading’s showroom is at 295 Fifth Avenue, Suite 810. “For more than a century,More »

Steel Becomes President of Javits Center

Steel Becomes President of Javits Center

NEW YORK-The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center has named Alan Steel president and CEO, succeeding Gerald McQueen at the helm of the convention and trade-show location. Steel was previously president of GLM, owner/operator of trade shows including the New York International Gift Fair, which is held at the Javits Center twice a year. The boardMore »

Nourison Partners with Barclay Butera

Nourison Partners with Barclay Butera

NEW YORK-Nourison will partner with lifestyle designer Barclay Butera to create a line of rugs that will debut at High Point Market next month. Alex Peykar, principal at Nourison, said Barclay has “a unique brand image, design style and loyal customer base” that will help the company reach a new market demographic. “I am veryMore »

Pantone, X-Rite Launch Cloud-Based Color Service

Pantone, X-Rite Launch Cloud-Based Color Service

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.–X-Rite, Incorporated and Pantone LLC today unveiled PantoneLIVE, a cloud-based color service that provides instant access to brand color standards. “PantoneLIVE represents a transformational change in color management for brand owners across their entire supply chain,” said Tom Vacchiano, president and CEO of X-Rite. Dr. Sonia Megert, who was instrumental in the creationMore »

Nourison Appoints Hannigan Account Executive

Nourison Appoints Hannigan Account Executive

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Nourison has named Allen Hannigan to the position of account executive for the eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey territory, responsible for managing and developing business within this region. He will promote Nourison’s line of more than 70 active rug collections, as well as its broadloom and runner lines, which include coordinated patterns withMore »

Tejeda Named 2012 President of IFDA New York Chapter

Tejeda Named 2012 President of IFDA New York Chapter

NEW YORK-Claudia Giselle Tejeda, owner of Claudia Giselle Design, has been appointed 2012 president of the New York chapter of the International Home Furnishings and Design Association. Tejeda succeeds public-relations consultant Wendy Silverstein. In addition, Penny Sikalis, vice president of GLM, has been named treasurer. Journalist and author Jean Nayar has become recording secretary, andMore »