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Coming to America
Established the import of woven carpet to North America.
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1969
We were square from day 1
First in North America to manufacture modular carpet.
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1988
Revolutionary System
RS 'peel & stick' dry installation system is introduced, virtually eliminating VOCs and supporting a healthier indoor environment.
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1991
Service is Number 1
First to provide Turn Key Project Management Service (Source One®)
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1992
Corporate Responsibility
Launched 'Working Minds' program that pays employees to receive high school diploma during work hours.
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1994
Infinity Initiative
Launched industry's first closed loop recycling program.
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1997
The impossible becomes the standard
ER3®, 100% recycled content backing becomes standard on modular carpet.
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2000
Certification
First to acquire third-party certification for environmental claims.
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2001
Powerbond®, modular, broadloom and woven
First to manufacture products that work in tandem across four product platforms
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2003
More certifications
First floorcovering manufacturer to earn EPP certification for the entire product line
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2006
Even more certifications
Powerbond and ER3 modular products certified to the Platinum EPP/California Gold standard – (revised to NSF 140-2007 Platinum).
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2007
Bio-based broadloom backing
First flooring company to partner with Cargill to use a biobased polyol cushion backing, ErgoStep™, for broadloom carpet.
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2008
Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Completed exhaustive Greenhouse Gas Inventory and provided certified carbon-free products.
Green Samples
Introduced virtual sampling – made with 100% post-consumer recycled paper; uses 95% less energy conventional samples.
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2009
Introduced Genesis
Developed first sheath core bio-based fiber, Genesis.
Introduced power(shield)™
Introduced power(shield)--a cost-saving underlayment moisture suppression system for use with modular carpets.
New Collaboration
Tandus Flooring & Contract Magazine collaborate to create 'Inspirations' Program
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2010
ethos™ for modular
Introduced ethos for all Modular styles.
Recycling Milestone
Surpassed 170 million pounds of recycled waste and flooring.
Powerbond Shines at NeoCon
Powerbond awarded Best of NeoCon Gold in Resilient, establishing global recognition for a hybrid resilient sheet flooring.
First in the World
Awarded world's first third party certification for Tandus Flooring Environmental Center.
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2011
Surpassed 200 million pounds recycled
Introduces Sero™ Design Technology
Tandus Flooring launches revolutionary Sero Design Technology.
Change Collection Turns Heads at NeoCon and beyond
The Change Collection, designed using Sero design technology, wins Best Of NeoCon Editor's Choice for modular.
Certifications Update...Upgrade
ER3® Modular, ethos™ Modular, Powerbond® ER3® Cushion and ethos™ Powerbond Cushion all certified at NSF-140 Platinum level.
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2012
Needle Tech Collection Wins NeoCon Gold
The Needle Tech Collection wins Gold in Broadloom at NeoCon!
Tandus Flooring issues EPDs for ethos
Tandus Flooring issues Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for Powerbond ethos Cushion and ethos Modular.
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1803

Established the import of woven carpet to North America.

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1969

First in North America to manufacture modular carpet.

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1988

RS 'peel & stick' dry installation system is introduced, virtually eliminating VOCs and supporting a healthier indoor environment.

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1991

First to provide Turn Key Project Management Service (Source One®)

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1992

Launched 'Working Minds' program that pays employees to receive high school diploma during work hours.

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1994

Launched industry's first closed loop recycling program.

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1997

ER3®, 100% recycled content backing becomes standard on modular carpet.

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2000

First to acquire third-party certification for environmental claims.

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2001

First to manufacture products that work in tandem across four product platforms

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2003

First floorcovering manufacturer to earn EPP certification for the entire product line

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2006

Powerbond and ER3 modular products certified to the Platinum EPP/California Gold standard – (revised to NSF 140-2007 Platinum).

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2007

First flooring company to partner with Cargill to use a biobased polyol cushion backing, ErgoStep™, for broadloom carpet.

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2008

Completed exhaustive Greenhouse Gas Inventory and provided certified carbon-free products.

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2009

Developed first sheath core bio-based fiber, Genesis.

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2010

Introduced ethos for all Modular styles.

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2011

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2012

The Needle Tech Collection wins Gold in Broadloom at NeoCon!

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