Pictured is Bart Rich, Mohawk's brand management director, soft surfaces, explaining the benefits of the company's new SmartStrand Silk with DuPont Sorona carpet. He said the product offers unprecedented softness and performance.

SmartStrand Silk was one of the many new introductions and initatives unveiled at the sold-out Mohawk Solutions convention in Nashville last week. Visit www.ntlfloortrends.comthroughout the week for more images and news from the show.