Propex officials are marking the 5th anniversary of the launch of its first woven polyester primary modular carpet backing, branded Artis.

“Artis has been a huge success for us,” said Tom Borders, vice president, furnishings solutions–domestic.

Artis was designed by Propex to provide all the advantages of a non-woven and woven backing such as enhanced pattern clarity and definition, improved first quality throughput and 85% plus post-consumer PET recycled content.

In 2011, the backing was introduced as “Isis” and after about two years, the product was renamed for obvious reasons, according to Borders. Since that time, the company has introduced new innovation using its Artis technology, expanding new product lines to offer more advantages. Tufting on Artis has even enabled some of its customers to win design awards.

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