Stain-Proofing Seals the Deal

Apartment owners and managers take note: Approximately 58 percent of the carpet manufactured in the United States is nylon, which is more durable than polyester. However, it’s not as stain resistant. Consequently, carpet manufacturers are scrambling to develop new stainproofing treatments, technologies and fibers.

Mohawk Industries’ SmartStrand carpet uses a material known as Triexta, a plant-based polymer that has built-in stain protection. Developed by DuPont and exclusively marketed by Mohawk, the fiber is approaching $1 billion in sales.

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2015 NAATV: Doc Hendley Inspires and PARAGON Winners Recognized

2015 NAATV: Doc Hendley Inspires and PARAGON Winners Recognized  

The 2015 NAA Education Conference & Exposition continued on Saturday, June 27 with the NAA Awards Celebration Breakfast and speaker Doc Hendley.