Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) is extending its recently-introduced ECO range of sustainable nonwoven carpet backings: Lutradur ECO-R and Colback ECO-R backings contain high percentages of recycled raw materials.
Summit International Flooring, representing Object Carpet who is working hand in hand with Niaga (“Again” spelled backward) to develop an entirely innovative carpet design. Introducing NEOO, “designed for endless life”, a mono-material carpet and the very first of its kind. NEOO can be recycled into a new carpet over and over again.
The successful carpet merchandising system is available exclusively to Shaw Flooring Network (SFN) retailers and has a 20+ year legacy in the industry. The time-tested display is a showroom focal point and remains a pillar of Shaw’s residential soft surface portfolio.
The company says the rug styles have drawn more carbon from the air than they release from the extraction of raw materials through manufacturing. This keeps the carbon from entering the atmosphere where it would otherwise contribute to global warming.
To achieve this milestone, Interface has transformed key manufacturing facilities and incorporated new materials to create its new CQuest™ backings line, which includes a new carpet backing that stores more carbon than any before.