Vendor News

September 19th, 2012

Contact: Gary Keeble, 706.278.9491, ext. 2131


USFContract Launches New

09.19.2012 – DALTON, GA -- USFContract, the leading supplier of cork, bamboo and hardwood for contract commercial interiors announced today the launch of the newly, rebuilt company website located at

The newly released website is designed with a clean, fresh look and user-friendly navigation features, updated with the latest information about USFContract products and specifications. The site contains information about existing products as well as new products like the Citadel and Bretagne FSC® Certified hardwood collections. Comprehensive information about Natural Cork™, Natural Bamboo™, and Natural Wood™ for commercial markets is now available under one “roof”.

The site features product photos with several perspectives, accompanied by complete technical specifications and related technical data easily accessible on each product page. In addition, samples of the products can be ordered quickly and easily from the product page.

“Our primary goal was to build a user-friendly site that is simple to navigate,” stated Mark Brunelle, USFContract National Sales Manager. He continued, “With the new site, clients and prospective clients are provided access to extensive product information and product visuals which will allow for exceptional quick reference for presentations and specifications. This site will no doubt increase and strengthen our business relationships with the specifiers and end users.”

Piet Dossche, President and CEO of parent company USFloors Inc., commented, “As the only commercial supplier of a complete line of sustainable cork, bamboo, and FSC® Certified hardwood floors, our new website allows commercial interior designers to have one stop shopping for the largest selection of sustainable flooring designed for commercial applications. The new website confirms our commitment to serving commercial markets and targeting them for additional growth opportunities.”

About USFContract

USFContract is a division of USFloors, the only US-based cork, bamboo, and FSC® Certified hardwood flooring supplier with manufacturing facilities located in the U.S. Founded in May 2001, USFloors features stateoftheart finishing and profiling lines for flooring and moldings. USFloors’ manufacturing facility is the only manufacturing facility in Georgia utilizing photovoltaic panels to generate clean, renewable energy. USFloors manufactures and distributes the industries widest assortment of cork, bamboo, and distinctive hardwood products engineered for specified commercial applications. USFloors is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council.



September 19th, 2012

For more information:

Courtney Brophy - Expanko Inc., 610-363-0343 ext. 19

 Expanko, Inc Announces FloorScore Certification for Fritztile Terrazzo Tile

For Immediate Release:

Expanko, Inc announces that its newest line, Fritztile Flexible Terrazzo Tile, has achieved FloorScore Certification, continuing the company’s tradition of providing environmentally sensitive, commercial-friendly flooring products.

FloorScore is a voluntary third-party certification that tests and certifies flooring products for compliance with indoor air quality emission requirements of the California Section 01350 program. Developed by the Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) in conjunction with Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), FloorScore tests and certifies hard surface flooring and flooring adhesive products for compliance with rigorous indoor air quality emissions requirements. Individual volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are evaluated using healthbased specifications.

“Obtaining the FloorScore certification is an important demonstration of Fritztile’s continued commitment to develop flooring solutions designed with the commercial interior designer in mind. FloorScore has long been established as the industry standard for Indoor Air Quality excellence and is an important distinction in the commercial design community. ” says Randy Gillespie, Senior VP of Marketing and Sales for Expanko, Inc.


September 12th, 2012


Nydree Flooring adds four new sales agents

FOREST, VA – Nydree Flooring today announced the addition of four new sales agents.

KJL Commercial will be covering Michigan, Spartan Surfaces will be covering Illinois, Architectural KSJ Flooring Solutions will be covering Tennessee and Montgomery, Alabama and Keegan Riotto joins Donia & Associates to cover Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

VP of Sales and Marketing, Jason Brubaker, states; “We are excited to partner with four new sales agents who bring an immense amount of knowledge and service to the commercial architecture and design community. Today marks the beginning of a renewed level of service in several key domestic markets.”

About Nydree Flooring: Nydree Flooring began in 2001 with the acquisition of Gammapar acrylic impregnated wood flooring, and acquired its primary competitor, PermaGrain, in 2003. Today, these technologies, which have been refined since 1968, are used to manufacture extremely durable, yet stylish acrylic impregnated wood flooring products. Nydree Flooring delivers superior customer service, impeccable manufacturing quality and a constant focus on innovation backed by a strong commitment to sustainability. The company is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, is FloorScore certified, and is Chain of Custody certified by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards (Chain of Custody Number SCS- COC-003343)

For editorial information:

Jason Brubaker, 770-753-0474 or more information, contact the company at 800-682-5698 or



September 6th, 2012


Witt Adds Western States Marketing as Representatives for Rocky Mountain States

Cincinnati, OH

Witt Industries is pleased to welcome Western States Marketing as their newest representative, presenting the full line of Witt recycling and waste receptacles, outdoor furniture and site furnishings to customers in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming.  The firm, which is run by longtime jan/san and foodservice supplies industry veterans Denny Shute and Bill Crowe, was started in 1990.   

"Western States Marketing is a great addition to the Witt sales team" says Witt National Sales Manager Dave Stewart.  "They are extremely customer focused, and work with all levels of the supply chain to continually bring new ideas to the marketplace."

Witt Industries is a woman owned manufacturer of a full range of metal waste and recycling receptacles for indoor or outdoor environments.  Combining functionality with aesthetics, these high quality receptacles serve as site furnishings because they enhance the surrounding décor.  Witt Industries products are used in many commercial and institutional settings including hotels and motels, commercial office lobbies and atria, hospitals, casinos, schools, restaurants, stadiums, arenas and more.   For additional information please visit, or contact them via e-mail to, or call (800) 543-7417.



August 3, 2012



The Big Reveal: Philadelphia Sign Unveils New Brand Image and New Website


PALMYRA, NJ - Philadelphia Sign, headquartered in Palmyra, New Jersey, has launched a new website, and revealed a new brand image with a redesigned logo and tagline. The portfolio-based website is visually dynamic, showcasing clients, products and company capabilities. Highlights are an interactive timeline that spotlights the company’s rich history, social media link, green initiatives and client portal access. The website is also the stage for the formal debut of the company’s updated logo and tagline. The new design conveys a sophisticated, fresh energy. The tagline, “Bringing the World’s Brands to Life” articulates global presence, reflecting the company’s development over the past 100 years - from a single sign shop serving a regional community, to a major multinational corporation.  “We are proud to unveil our new website and new brand image. The revamped site celebrates our evolution with an eye towards the next century of growth. The enhancements to our brand mark and tagline were a much needed change, and illustrate the exciting future possibilities for Philadelphia Sign.” The website was designed by award-winning digital creative boutique Neo-Pangea, in West Reading, Pennsylvania.  The website can be viewed at


Philadelphia Sign Company has been branding America’s businesses with quality signage since 1911. Headquartered in Palmyra, New Jersey, Philadelphia Sign Company continues be at the forefront of the industry with expert project management, innovative engineering and manufacturing technologies. Visit www.philadelphia 




Contact: Wayne Knaub

RSM Maintenance

Phone: 917.656.1936



RSM Maintenance expands its National Accounts Team in the Southeast and Texas.

Paramus, NJ (August 28, 2012) – RSM Maintenance is pleased to announce the new addition of Mandi Jack, National Account Manager for Texas and the Southeast, to their sales team.  Mandi brings over 7 years of experience in building client relationships and sales to RSM Maintenance.  Based in San Antonio, she will manage current client accounts and develop new relationships.

“We are excited to add Mandi to the RSM Team,“ said Wayne Knaub, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Mandi has several years of experience in building relationships with retailers and vendors alike. We know that with her industry connections and reputation she will be an added asset to our company’s values and goals.”

Prior to working for RSM Maintenance, Mandi was the Membership Director and Meeting Planner for D & D Communications Group where she expanded the membership for the networking association of Retail Construction Magazine.  She planned and executed corporate networking events, annual golf tournaments and executive retreats within the Commercial Construction Industry.  Mandi attended Purdue University and graduated with as BS in Public Relations and a Minor in English.

Opening their doors in 1998, RSM Maintenance has grown to be an industry leader in retail, restaurant and convenience store maintenance management.  RSM Maintenance provides turnkey maintenance solutions to more than 100 national store chains in the USA, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.  For more information please contact Wayne Knaub at 917.656.1936 or via email

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