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                     Floor Trends




                       BY CATHERINE CHURCH, FCICA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

             AS IT IS THE START OF A FRESH YEAR, THIS ISSUE   Bostik, Inc. writes about how one can leave the jobsite early by
           EXPLORES TRENDS IN THE FLOORING INDUSTRY: SAFETY,   using Bostik’s Fast-Setting Flooring Installation Systems on page
           THE IMPORTANCE OF NETWORKING TO BUILD ONE’S       24. Paul Friederichsen shares information about ISE Logik MVRA
           BUSINESS, NEW PRODUCTS, AND A REVIEW OF 2023      900 admixture on page 22 and Melissa Bohn, Channel Marketing
           FLOORING DESIGN TRENDS. SOME ARTICLES TOUCH ON    Specialist, Mohawk Group shares Mohawk’s Pattern of Time in
           WHAT’S NEW AND SOME ARE TRIED AND TRUE TRENDS.     Floor Trends on page 20.
                In this issue, Bill Pargoe, Vice President of Network Flooring &   Stay up to date on HR and sound management practices by
           Maintenance writes about building and maintaining relationships   reading the HR Question of the Month on page 30 and the Risk
           as the cornerstone of success on page 12. Joe Rizzo, Associate   Management article corner on page 32. Consider registering for
           Sales Director, Concrete & Substrate Preparation for LATICRETE   a featured MARCOM Safety Training course listed on page 34.
           International contributed the ‘Evolution of Safer Flooring   Don’t miss the sneak peek of what to expect at our upcoming 2023
           Installation Methods and Materials’ on page 18. And on page 14,   Annual Convention on page 26. Stay informed with the current
           Amy Johnston, CIM, Flooring Services, writes from the perspective   Industry News on pages 48, FCICA Member News on pages 43-47,
           of a CIM, about her experience at the FCICA Regional Meeting in   and new products on pages 36-38.
           Wayland, MI and the importance of attending these educational   We hope to see you at our shared FCICA – CFI booth at Surfaces
           and networking meetings.                          January 31 - February 2. And look forward to meeting again at the
             We have an editorial spotlight from Tanja Kern, Associate   2023 Annual Convention and Commercial Flooring Trade Show in
           Publisher & Editorial Director of Floor Trends | Floor Covering   Tucson, AZ, March 27-29. 
           Installer | Tile | TalkFloor. Tanja updates us on the ‘2023
           Commercial Floor Trends - Design Focus’ on page 10.
             Adam Abell, Senior Market Manager, Tile & Surface Preparation
           Installation Systems Consumer & Construction Business Unit,








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                 WINTER 2022
                 Vol 18 No. 4
                       ON THE COVER
                       Commercial Floor Trends
        FLOOR
        TRENDS
                       This photo is of Shaw Contract Hospitality’s Soleil de Mer, its first all-Aximinster luxury carpet collection designed
                       in collaboration with the Rockwell Group. This photo and other photos of floor trends are shared in the feature
                       article by Tanja Kern, 2023 Commercial Floor Trends - Design Focus beginning on page 10.
       2023 COM M E RCIAL FLOOR TR E N DS – DESIG N FOCUS       CI M
       PE RSPEC TIVE : FCICA R EG IONAL M E ETI NG I N WAYL AN D,
       M ICH IGAN       BU ILDING AN D MAINTAIN ING R E L ATIONSH IPS IS
       TH E COR N E RSTON E OF SUCCESS I N TH E FLOOR I NG I N DUSTRY
           EVOLUTION OF SAFE R FLOOR I NG I NSTALL ATION M ETHODS
       AN D MATE R IAL S       SPR I NG 2023 CONVE NTION PR EVI EW
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