Formica Flooring has welcomed major Western distributor Tom Duffy Co. to the roster. Tom Duffy will serve California, Arizona and Nevada across 18 branches with the Formica Flooring brand of laminate flooring.

Ken Peden, Kronotex's exec. vp, noted that bringing Tom Duffy on board is a major step in the company's efforts to make the brand widely available across the United States.

"California, Arizona and Nevada are very critical to the success of Formica Flooring products," he said. "We are very excited to have Tom Duffy Co. represent us in these fast-growing Western states."

Bill Opferman, Tom Duffy's president, said he was excited about "the opportunities Formica Flooring brings to our company and customers."

"We knew we wanted to carry Formica Flooring because it is such a well-known and respected brand name," he added.