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New Vinyl Products Win Medals at NeoCon Trade Fair
A vinyl "surfacing material" for walls by Lonseal and a new line of vinyl flooring by Mannington won silver-level Best of NeoCon awards at the NeoCon World's Trade Fair, the country's largest commercial interior design show and conference.

Mannington Wins First Environmentally Preferred Product Designation for Vinyl Sheet Flooring
SALEM, N.J., July 16, 2008 – Mannington Commercial has become the first floor covering company to gain a certification of Environmentally Preferred Product (EPP) for all of its commercial inlaid resilient flooring. "Inlaid" flooring, in this case, means commercial sheet vinyl with a consistent pattern throughout, rather than one that is printed on the top layers.

Vinyl Flooring's 'Green' Credentials Found Superior
Vinyl flooring has superior "green" credentials to most alternatives, including so-called natural flooring, according to an article in the July 10 issue of the UK publication, "What's New in Building."

Environmental Profile: Commercial Vinyl Flooring
A significant indoor air quality advantage of vinyl flooring and vinyl-backed carpet is that they are impervious to moisture, so spills will not penetrate surfaces where such moisture could lead to microbial growth.

Hospital's Seamless Vinyl Floors Prevent Flood Damage
A loose screw in a faucet valve sent water gushing into a utility room at White Memorial Hospital -- but because the flooring was sheet vinyl, the water was contained and quickly cleaned up, avoiding serious potential damage.

Vinyl Flooring Has Become High Fashion in Europe
Sweden has become a leading center of the latest styles in "Sexy" resilient vinyl flooring and Giorgio Armani is among its biggest fans, according to the upscale European lifestyle magazine Monocle.