Industry Links

AFA - American Floorcovering Alliance

AFA, a not-for-profit association, promotes the industry's products and services to the world, and educates through seminars, press releases, and trade shows. Since 1979, members have found the AFA to be an essential resource for their continued growth.

Forbo Flotex Flocked Flooring

Flotex combines the practicality of a resilient flooring with the slip resistant and acoustic properties usually associated with textiles. Being completely waterproof, Flotex is also the only truly washable textile floor covering. Flotex offers a warm, comfortable, hygienic floor covering that is suitable for any commercial specification. Thanks to the highly effective anti-microbial treatment Sanitized®, Flotex offers constant protection against bacteria, including MRSA, E-coli and the development of dust mites.

Milliken & Company

With roots dating back to 1865, Milliken & Company made its mark as a true worldwide leader in textiles. Milliken carpet offers unparalleled advantages in style and innovation, flexibility and performance, value and price. With more than 2,000 patents and the largest textile research center in the world, Milliken's global manufacturing operations include more than 11,000 associates working in more than 60 facilities worldwide.

Mohawk Carpet

From the floor up, Mohawk offers thousands of choices in carpeting. Mohawk carpet is designed to fit virtually every purpose, decorating style and budget. Mohawk carpet offers thousands of colors, styles and textures.


Shaw is the world's largest full-service flooring company and carpet manufacturer with more than $4 billion in annual sales and approximately 25,000 employees.

The Carpet and Rug Institute

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) is the science-based source for the facts about carpet and rugs. Whether you are a homeowner, an architect, or a facility manager, making the right decisions starts with having the facts. CRI’s job is to prove how your environment for living, working, learning and health is better