Contract Furnishings Mart, floorcovering suppliers to the construction industry since 1981, has announced the opening of its seventh store in the Northwest.

The new location, at 500 S. Brandon, is set to open May 1 in Seattle.

The location will feature a 10,000 sq ft Builder/Designer Resource Showroom with an equally large warehouse for will call items, the company says.

Named to manage the new addition is industry veteran Dale Griffiths. He comes to CFM with 25 years in the floorcovering industry. His experience includes 22 years with Sea-Pac Sales, the last 10 years as president and CEO of the Kent, Wash.-based distributor.