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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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Responding to the need for leadership training within the apartment industry, NAAEI has partnered with Dale Carnegie Training to deliver a world-class program called the NAAEI Leadership Experience....