Shaw Industries has signed an agreement with LG Hausys to become the sole distributor of LG Hausys commercial resilient flooring in the United States and Canada. LG Hausys is Korea’s largest building and decorative material company, with two resilient flooring manufacturing facilities in Cheong-Ju and Ul-San, Korea.
partnership will enhance and balance Shaw’s commercial hard surface offering to
include hardwood, ceramic, porcelain, laminate, and now resilient flooring,”
said Tim Baucom, Shaw’s vp commercial sales and marketing. “Shaw’s entrance
into resilient will allow us to apply our sustainability through innovation
practices to transform this growing product category.”
The two LG
Hausys plants located in Korea
are ISO-14001 and ISO-9001 facilities. LG Hausys offers 350 commercial SKUs
with post-consumer recycled content, FloorScore certification for Indoor Air
Quality by SCS Labs, and USGBC LEED green building system contributions, according
to LG Hausys.
Thoresen, exec vp LG Hausys Floors, will be joining Shaw to manage the
commercial resilient business, reporting to Steve DeCarlo, vp commercial
business development. The partnership is set to launch in June.
Shaw to become exclusive LG Hausys distributor in U.S., Canada
April 26, 2010